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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
SIMON YONGQUAN SU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled383

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled382

UNION CITY

New Jersey

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled381

LOS ANGELES

California

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled379

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

TSZ-YIN YEUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled376

NEW YORK

New York

HANBIN ZHENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled376

NEW YORK

New York

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled375

ROSEMEAD

California

DENING ZHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled369

NEW YORK

New York

EFRAIN CARRASQUILLO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled366

MANATI

Puerto Rico

KIN-KEE PUN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled366

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CHUNG-E TSENG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled365

NEW YORK

New York

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled364

MONTEREY PARK

California

BENJAMIN TRUONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled362

ROSEMEAD

California

SANDY FUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled361

NEW YORK

New York

WARREN CHIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled361

NEW YORK

New York

HOLLAND ADDISON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled360

JACKSON

Mississippi

LAWRENCE YOUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled360

NEW YORK

New York

SANG KAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled360

NEW YORK

New York

DAVID RINALDI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled360

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

EDDIE LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled355

ALHAMBRA

California

YANFENG CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled354

BROOKLYN

New York

NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled353

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

RICARDO JIMENEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled352

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

JOHN WANG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled352

NEW YORK

New York

AGUSTIN MEGO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled351

MCALLEN

Texas