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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
SEON WHANG

Rheumatology

Claims Filled713

LOS ANGELES

California

BAOEN JIANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled705

NEW YORK

New York

JOSEPH BERGER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled700

BROOKLYN

New York

KENNETH TAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled695

NEW YORK

New York

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled692

BROOKLYN

New York

IRINEO TIANGCO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled632

NATIONAL CITY

California

WINGTAT MUI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled612

NEW YORK

New York

NGOC AN PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled601

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

HSIAO- FEN CHEN M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled578

SAN GABRIEL

California

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled556

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

LUCILLE PAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled547

NEW YORK

New York

THOMAS HWEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled543

LOS ANGELES

California

YIU TING CHUNG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled539

LOS ANGELES

California

CHUN HUNG HSUIH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled530

BROOKLYN

New York

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled520

LOS ANGELES

California

TZE POON

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled515

NEW YORK

New York

WILLIAM CHEUNG M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled513

NEW YORK

New York

YANHAN HUANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled501

BROOKLYN

New York

THOMAS CHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled501

NEW YORK

New York

JENNY CHENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled500

NEW YORK

New York

NORA TEE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled499

ALHAMBRA

California

MICHAEL OWEN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled496

LUBBOCK

Texas

NORMA FELTS FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled490

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

ZHENG-BO HUANG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled480

FLUSHING

New York

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled477

MONTEREY PARK

California