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EVISTA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.62M
Medicare Part D Claims
$372M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 172,435 $38.8M
New York 163,573 $35.5M
Pennsylvania 97,645 $22.3M
Texas 94,338 $21.8M
Florida 91,033 $22.3M
Ohio 70,635 $18M
Georgia 50,399 $10.4M
Indiana 49,838 $11.9M
Michigan 49,305 $14M
New Jersey 48,645 $12.9M
North Carolina 47,487 $9.79M
Missouri 42,472 $9.08M
Illinois 40,974 $10.1M
Tennessee 38,976 $8.13M
Kentucky 38,806 $8.56M
Virginia 33,265 $7.81M
Massachusetts 31,280 $7.39M
Alabama 28,931 $5.82M
South Carolina 27,174 $5.91M
Louisiana 26,872 $5.21M
Arkansas 24,980 $4.73M
Mississippi 24,426 $4.49M
Arizona 23,667 $6.1M
Oklahoma 22,207 $5.38M
Minnesota 21,278 $5.61M
Washington 20,309 $4.78M
Kansas 20,273 $4.35M
Wisconsin 19,555 $4.7M
Hawaii 17,959 $4.56M
Connecticut 17,866 $4.74M
Iowa 17,552 $3.72M
West Virginia 14,938 $3.37M
Maryland 13,898 $3.94M
Nebraska 12,492 $2.53M
Colorado 12,409 $3.05M
Oregon 11,865 $2.75M
Nevada 9,752 $2.38M
Utah 9,284 $2.25M
Rhode Island 9,274 $1.8M
New Mexico 7,283 $1.8M
Idaho 6,076 $1.33M
Montana 5,954 $1.32M
North Dakota 5,231 $1.15M
Maine 5,064 $1.4M
South Dakota 4,529 $952K
New Hampshire 4,372 $1.06M
Delaware 3,091 $952K
Vermont 2,268 $566K
Wyoming 1,551 $338K
Alaska 1,329 $225K
District of Columbia 688 $189K
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 EVISTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,626

NEW YORK

New York

CHING-YIN LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,306

NEW YORK

New York

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,263

LOS ANGELES

California

JIAN WEI ZHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,080

NEW YORK

New York

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,905

LOS ANGELES

California

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,856

BROOKLYN

New York

WAI LEUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,381

FLUSHING

New York

WEI LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,257

NEW YORK

New York

STANLEY NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,089

NEW YORK

New York

SEA CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,001

FLUSHING

New York

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled985

LOS ANGELES

California

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled926

ROSEMEAD

California

QING YEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled916

NEW YORK

New York

SAMUEL CHAN M.D.

Specialist/Technologist Cardiovascular

Claims Filled899

NEW YORK

New York

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled879

LOS ANGELES

California

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled848

LOS ANGELES

California

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled801

LOS ANGELES

California

YONG LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled794

NEW YORK

New York

AMY CHU-WONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled780

NEW YORK

New York

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled732

LOS ANGELES

California

CHUNG PANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled729

MONTEREY PARK

California

KATHY TAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled726

BROOKLYN

New York

DONG-HONG SHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled725

FLUSHING

New York

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled718

LOS ANGELES

California

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled714

NEW YORK

New York