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BETAMETHASONE VALERATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

71.7K
Medicare Part D Claims
$4.29M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 13,395 $309K
New York 12,964 $287K
Michigan 12,354 $302K
Puerto Rico 11,856 $246K
California 11,836 $386K
Florida 10,932 $220K
Ohio 8,214 $181K
Illinois 7,656 $160K
New Jersey 7,092 $157K
Texas 6,873 $152K
Massachusetts 5,757 $124K
Tennessee 5,403 $120K
Virginia 4,272 $103K
Indiana 4,057 $89.5K
Georgia 3,769 $75.7K
Louisiana 3,747 $77.3K
Maryland 3,671 $89.7K
North Carolina 3,256 $75.8K
Kentucky 3,250 $75.1K
Wisconsin 3,124 $71.3K
Missouri 2,810 $62.5K
Mississippi 2,590 $53.6K
Oklahoma 2,531 $52K
Alabama 2,502 $52.5K
Connecticut 2,498 $54.3K
Washington 2,411 $54.9K
Arkansas 2,372 $56.7K
South Carolina 2,306 $51.5K
Oregon 2,174 $50.3K
Iowa 2,145 $46K
Arizona 2,057 $39.9K
Minnesota 1,986 $47.8K
Maine 1,701 $33.2K
Rhode Island 1,639 $33.7K
Kansas 1,605 $34K
Colorado 1,575 $35.4K
New Mexico 1,138 $26.7K
Hawaii 1,129 $23.6K
West Virginia 1,107 $23.3K
Delaware 933 $19.6K
Nebraska 794 $19.1K
New Hampshire 646 $13.3K
Vermont 624 $13.1K
South Dakota 598 $13.5K
North Dakota 594 $13.9K
Nevada 581 $9,813
Utah 542 $12.4K
Idaho 460 $10.8K
Montana 391 $8,064
Wyoming 391 $8,290
District of Columbia 284 $9,808
Alaska 125 $2,590
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About 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 Filled1,087

DETROIT

Michigan

SCOTT WYRICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled346

TEXARKANA

Texas

JOE HAZEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled290

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

EVANGELOS MEGARIOTIS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled243

CLIFTON

New Jersey

WADE SMITH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled241

CLEBURNE

Texas

STANTON LEBOUITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled210

YORK

Pennsylvania

HUGH OWEN M.D.

Claims Filled197

JEFFERSONVILLE

Indiana

JOHN JOYCE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled193

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

JAMES ALTICK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled188

MONROE

Louisiana

ROBERT MYERS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled183

COLUMBUS

Mississippi

ROBERT KUFFA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled179

MOUNT MORRIS

Michigan

MARIA GARCIA-CARDONA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

CLEARWATER

Florida

TERRY BAUL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled163

DETROIT

Michigan

DAVID GRANDE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled153

MANKATO

Minnesota

NEEKIANUND KHULPATEEA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled147

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID MUFFELMAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled147

GLOUCESTER

Virginia

MORRIS LIPNIK M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled146

NAPLES

Florida

BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

CHICAGO

Illinois

ROBERT KAPLAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled142

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

LAWRENCE NICHOLS M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled139

LA PALMA

California

JOHN HUMENIUK M.D., LLC

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled139

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

GARY WERTMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled136

ORBISONIA

Pennsylvania

ROBERT HEIDELBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled135

DETROIT

Michigan

GEORGE GROLEAU M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled132

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

ALICJA RUDNICKA MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled131

WEBSTER

Massachusetts