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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
JIMMY WONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled351

NEW YORK

New York

HENRY KWAH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled351

FLUSHING

New York

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled347

SAN GABRIEL

California

ANTHONY CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

ROBERTO ALERS FERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled341

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

JOSE AYALA-CUERVOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled340

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

WAI-KUEN LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled339

FLUSHING

New York

YI NGAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled331

FLUSHING

New York

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled329

LOS ANGELES

California

TSEHWA YAO MPA, MHS, MMS

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled328

NEW YORK

New York

GEORGE LIU M.D., PH.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled326

NEW YORK

New York

LARRY SUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled325

GARDENA

California

CHUN YIP M.D.

Claims Filled324

NEW YORK

New York

BIN WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled323

FLUSHING

New York

JIMMY CHUBBUCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled322

BUCKLEY

Washington

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled321

LOS ANGELES

California

GUSTAVO ALZA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

LOS ANGELES

California

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled319

MONTEREY PARK

California

HARVEY CHU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled319

NEW YORK

New York

ON LAU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

NEW YORK

New York

REVEL PORTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled314

JONESBORO

Arkansas

MIN WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled314

BROOKLYN

New York

CHANG LAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled314

HONOLULU

Hawaii

LUIS MIRANDA MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled312

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

BILLY LIU PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled312

BROOKLYN

New York