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BETAMETHASONE VALERATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

205K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.64M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Michigan 15,173 $523K
Pennsylvania 14,906 $451K
New York 14,536 $446K
California 13,523 $519K
Florida 13,396 $414K
Ohio 9,586 $293K
Illinois 9,210 $286K
New Jersey 8,823 $271K
Texas 7,844 $257K
Massachusetts 7,026 $205K
Tennessee 6,183 $211K
Indiana 4,903 $150K
Virginia 4,761 $164K
Georgia 4,723 $154K
Maryland 4,542 $153K
Louisiana 4,209 $127K
Wisconsin 4,095 $145K
North Carolina 3,929 $135K
Kentucky 3,308 $109K
Connecticut 3,161 $100K
Missouri 3,130 $112K
Mississippi 2,952 $97.2K
South Carolina 2,946 $92.5K
Oklahoma 2,730 $80.5K
Washington 2,715 $94.8K
Alabama 2,579 $79.7K
Arkansas 2,524 $87.3K
Oregon 2,481 $87.5K
Arizona 2,409 $75.5K
Iowa 2,182 $73.8K
Minnesota 2,057 $73.6K
Rhode Island 1,902 $52.2K
Colorado 1,722 $54.6K
Kansas 1,709 $52.6K
Maine 1,623 $49K
West Virginia 1,465 $46K
New Mexico 1,282 $43.1K
Hawaii 1,217 $36.8K
Delaware 963 $28.2K
Nebraska 807 $27K
New Hampshire 761 $23.7K
Nevada 746 $18K
North Dakota 637 $23.9K
South Dakota 558 $18.7K
Vermont 552 $17.4K
Utah 535 $19.1K
Idaho 510 $18.6K
Montana 468 $16.8K
District of Columbia 407 $16.2K
Wyoming 258 $8,590
Alaska 151 $5,873
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 BETAMETHASONE VALERATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAREN HEIDELBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled1,234

DETROIT

Michigan

LYMARIE AGUILA GONZALEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled536

MANATI

Puerto Rico

NIDIA CAMACHO PADILLA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled428

DORADO

Puerto Rico

GARY WERTMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled317

ORBISONIA

Pennsylvania

SCOTT WYRICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled285

TEXARKANA

Texas

EVANGELOS MEGARIOTIS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled257

CLIFTON

New Jersey

JOHN HUMENIUK M.D., LLC

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled238

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

WADE SMITH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled230

CLEBURNE

Texas

GEORGE GROLEAU M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled227

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

JOE HAZEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled223

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled221

YORK

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL DAIGLE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled218

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

LAWRENCE NICHOLS M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled212

LA PALMA

California

TERRY BAUL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled201

DETROIT

Michigan

MARIA MAYMI SOTO M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled199

DORADO

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled190

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

MORRIS LIPNIK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled188

NAPLES

Florida

JOSE RODRIGUEZ VALDEZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled183

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES ALTICK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled181

MONROE

Louisiana

JOHN JOYCE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled176

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

DAN DUNAWAY M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled174

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

TIMOTHY KNIGHT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled163

LAKELAND

Florida

BRUCE BENNIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled159

NORTHBROOK

Illinois

DAVID DIETEMAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled156

ERIE

Pennsylvania

LINDA GREEN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

DETROIT

Michigan