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DESONIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

443K
Medicare Part D Claims
$25.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 54,135 $2.48M
Florida 54,022 $3.48M
New York 34,592 $2.3M
Texas 25,061 $1.59M
Ohio 17,672 $973K
Michigan 16,004 $890K
Pennsylvania 15,831 $1.04M
North Carolina 13,488 $852K
Georgia 12,437 $852K
Massachusetts 12,335 $631K
Louisiana 11,589 $734K
Virginia 10,583 $566K
Washington 10,441 $446K
Illinois 9,995 $492K
New Jersey 9,331 $598K
Tennessee 9,229 $510K
Indiana 8,627 $481K
Kentucky 8,275 $425K
Wisconsin 8,172 $403K
Minnesota 7,811 $357K
Alabama 7,265 $484K
Maryland 7,092 $428K
Missouri 6,980 $423K
Arizona 5,543 $283K
South Carolina 5,384 $309K
Connecticut 4,716 $240K
Arkansas 4,647 $236K
Iowa 4,249 $205K
Oregon 4,048 $180K
Colorado 4,040 $166K
Oklahoma 4,003 $304K
Nebraska 3,581 $205K
Mississippi 3,163 $181K
Hawaii 3,053 $124K
Utah 2,859 $144K
Kansas 2,681 $138K
West Virginia 2,648 $146K
Idaho 2,489 $139K
Nevada 2,285 $131K
Maine 2,067 $109K
Rhode Island 1,811 $108K
New Hampshire 1,579 $77K
New Mexico 1,450 $71.5K
District of Columbia 1,366 $58.8K
Montana 1,176 $61.2K
South Dakota 925 $46.9K
Delaware 775 $45.5K
North Dakota 514 $24.1K
Vermont 494 $24.2K
Wyoming 327 $13.1K
Alaska 196 $13.4K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for DESONIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TIMOTHY WOOD MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled205

MANSFIELD

Ohio

DIANETTE VAZQUEZ M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled204

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

CRAIG BURKHART M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled203

SYLVANIA

Ohio

ROBERT JONES MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled201

MARRERO

Louisiana

JEFFREY ALTER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled201

WATERBURY

Connecticut

JOHN KAZMIEROWSKI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled201

PORTLAND

Oregon

ERIC BUSSEAR P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled200

DEERFIELD BEACH

Florida

GARY WATERMAN D.O.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled200

ORLANDO

Florida

BRUCE PARK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled197

LA PALMA

California

JOSEPH OVERTON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled196

COVINGTON

Georgia

WALTER BROOKS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled196

ROCHESTER

New York

JANE LYNCH

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled196

WAYNESBORO

Virginia

RONALD HALL M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled196

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

OLIVER DRABKIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled194

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

THOMAS DOWNHAM M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled194

TAYLOR

Michigan

ERIC MOUM MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled193

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

KEITH MACKENZIE D.O.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled192

PRESCOTT

Arizona

MICHAEL BERNHARDT MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled192

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

STEPHEN XENIAS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled191

ROCHESTER

New York

HIRAM RUIZ MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled191

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

LAWRENCE YELLEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled191

FRAMINGHAM

Massachusetts

DOUGLAS PAY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled190

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

JOHN PURCELL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled189

CLIFTON PARK

New York

ZUZEL GASCON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled187

MIRAMAR

Florida

JOHN HAMILL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled184

HUDSON

Florida