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TAMOXIFEN CITRATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

405K
Medicare Part D Claims
$10.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 36,502 $1.12M
Florida 28,490 $786K
New York 23,405 $552K
Texas 22,445 $584K
Pennsylvania 21,284 $483K
Ohio 17,261 $454K
North Carolina 15,171 $359K
Illinois 14,701 $375K
Georgia 12,696 $284K
Michigan 10,753 $316K
Wisconsin 10,418 $275K
Tennessee 10,283 $231K
Missouri 10,223 $238K
Massachusetts 10,138 $241K
Virginia 9,512 $250K
Minnesota 8,858 $227K
New Jersey 8,850 $256K
Indiana 8,605 $215K
Kentucky 8,003 $176K
Iowa 7,824 $179K
Washington 7,735 $214K
Arkansas 7,374 $138K
Louisiana 7,265 $167K
Alabama 6,768 $134K
Oregon 6,757 $167K
South Carolina 6,695 $147K
Mississippi 6,630 $128K
Arizona 6,051 $171K
Oklahoma 5,194 $122K
Connecticut 4,911 $132K
Colorado 4,517 $127K
Kansas 4,515 $105K
Maryland 4,170 $124K
Nebraska 3,285 $78.1K
West Virginia 3,221 $77.6K
Idaho 2,188 $63K
Nevada 2,171 $62.6K
New Mexico 2,155 $54.5K
Montana 2,119 $57.4K
Utah 2,094 $60.7K
South Dakota 1,930 $48.5K
Hawaii 1,856 $70K
Maine 1,766 $54.9K
Rhode Island 1,693 $38.8K
New Hampshire 1,567 $43.2K
North Dakota 1,315 $32.7K
Vermont 1,241 $33.1K
Wyoming 1,150 $28.1K
Delaware 840 $30.6K
District of Columbia 461 $11.7K
Alaska 339 $8,094
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for TAMOXIFEN CITRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
AMELIA ZELNAK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled162

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOSEPH BRIERRE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled162

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ROBERT SHRECK MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled162

DES MOINES

Iowa

IRVING LAFRANCIS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled161

JOPLIN

Missouri

PANKAJ KHANDELWAL MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled161

ODESSA

Texas

SAADIA CHOHAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled161

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

RICHARD ORLOWSKI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled160

HICKORY

North Carolina

NEAL CHRISTIANSEN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled160

CHICAGO

Illinois

WILLIAM MEDINA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled160

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

KEVIN MORTARA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled159

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

DONALD WENDER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled158

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

LORI HEMROCK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled158

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

MARK WESTBERG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled157

DES MOINES

Iowa

ALFONSO VILLAMIL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled156

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

LAURA DICKERSON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled155

GAINESVILLE

Florida

JAMES LICHTER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled155

NATRONA HEIGHTS

Pennsylvania

DAVID MARGILETH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled155

ORANGE

California

MARIA POPESCU MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled155

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

PAUL BRAGER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled154

BRIDGPORT

West Virginia

ROBERT BEHRENS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled154

DES MOINES

Iowa

SUSAN WILLIFORD MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled154

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

SUSAN FREEMAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled153

AURORA

Colorado

EDWARD ROMOND MD

Hematology

Claims Filled153

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DAVID JOHNSON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled153

SCOTTSBLUFF

Nebraska

ELENA VICIAN MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled152

GREENWOOD

South Carolina