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Prescriber Checkup » ARICEPT

ARICEPT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

230K
Medicare Part D Claims
$73.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 24,169 $7.68M
New York 18,662 $6.14M
Texas 18,157 $5.86M
Florida 17,191 $5.75M
Pennsylvania 13,984 $4.29M
Ohio 12,265 $4.03M
Georgia 8,883 $2.59M
New Jersey 8,640 $3.22M
North Carolina 8,159 $2.41M
Indiana 7,747 $2.33M
Illinois 7,467 $2.41M
Michigan 6,478 $2.24M
Kentucky 5,969 $1.89M
Virginia 5,556 $1.78M
Arizona 5,284 $1.81M
Tennessee 5,174 $1.57M
Missouri 4,397 $1.28M
Louisiana 4,009 $1.23M
Wisconsin 3,404 $1.05M
South Carolina 3,338 $1.03M
Alabama 3,103 $978K
Massachusetts 3,072 $921K
Oklahoma 2,847 $924K
Mississippi 2,784 $800K
Connecticut 2,591 $957K
Arkansas 2,333 $675K
Maryland 2,221 $793K
Washington 2,193 $718K
West Virginia 2,141 $655K
Kansas 2,075 $639K
Colorado 1,792 $597K
Minnesota 1,720 $583K
Iowa 1,559 $447K
Oregon 1,530 $489K
Hawaii 1,142 $375K
Nevada 1,104 $384K
Maine 808 $273K
New Mexico 787 $283K
Nebraska 769 $226K
Rhode Island 701 $200K
South Dakota 582 $173K
Delaware 525 $199K
New Hampshire 518 $182K
Utah 506 $171K
Idaho 427 $138K
Montana 298 $98.1K
North Dakota 271 $83.4K
Wyoming 235 $74K
District of Columbia 203 $68.3K
Vermont 195 $67.4K
Alaska 172 $30.3K
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 ARICEPT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,260

LOS ANGELES

California

FAINA ZLATOGOROV MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled471

LOS ANGELES

California

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled465

TUCKER

Georgia

PETER BETZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled367

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled362

WESTLAND

Michigan

STEVEN MAYNARD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled355

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

DELORES MACKSOUD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled308

MIAMI

Florida

RADU CIUBUC MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled288

EL PASO

Texas

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled278

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MEENAKSHI PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled264

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

GEORGE WANG M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled218

MESA

Arizona

OTHONIEL CASTRO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled214

OLEAN

New York

RAYMOND RABIDEAU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

GRAND HAVEN

Michigan

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled187

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

STEVEN FERGUSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

POWELLSVILLE

North Carolina

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

FORT WORTH

Texas

RANDY CLIMO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled180

MAUMEE

Ohio

JOEL BOLEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled166

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ALBERT ZANETTI D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled165

HARRISBURG

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL TAORMINA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled158

STATESBORO

Georgia

LEONARD KUCHEMBA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

MATTHEW KODSI MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled148

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

GEORGE POWELL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled148

WAILUKU

Hawaii

FRANK FLOCA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled146

AUSTIN

Texas

JOSE IGOA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled144

MCALLEN

Texas