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Prescriber Checkup » VOLTAREN

VOLTAREN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.25M
Medicare Part D Claims
$86.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 196,056 $12.7M
California 170,225 $11.5M
New York 135,646 $8.29M
Texas 79,601 $6.16M
New Jersey 49,932 $3.83M
Pennsylvania 43,602 $2.85M
North Carolina 43,371 $3.9M
Georgia 38,406 $2.99M
Ohio 34,342 $2.59M
Michigan 34,193 $2.37M
Illinois 32,015 $2.09M
Virginia 23,600 $1.79M
Tennessee 22,863 $1.81M
Missouri 22,645 $1.68M
Louisiana 21,708 $1.69M
Indiana 19,819 $1.54M
South Carolina 17,881 $1.5M
Washington 17,614 $970K
Kentucky 17,527 $1.43M
Alabama 16,616 $1.25M
Wisconsin 16,493 $1.08M
Arizona 16,458 $1.22M
Colorado 15,525 $960K
Oklahoma 13,724 $1M
Mississippi 13,039 $1M
Connecticut 12,465 $877K
Maryland 12,416 $873K
Massachusetts 11,382 $593K
Arkansas 10,343 $774K
Kansas 10,184 $654K
Oregon 8,945 $463K
Nevada 6,497 $538K
Minnesota 6,473 $339K
West Virginia 6,210 $455K
New Mexico 5,034 $282K
Iowa 4,724 $272K
Utah 4,494 $322K
Maine 4,368 $276K
Hawaii 3,139 $264K
New Hampshire 3,094 $176K
Nebraska 2,985 $162K
Rhode Island 2,893 $170K
Idaho 2,797 $174K
Delaware 2,708 $206K
Montana 2,532 $131K
District of Columbia 2,105 $117K
North Dakota 1,857 $91.1K
South Dakota 1,644 $90.9K
Alaska 1,120 $63.5K
Vermont 979 $50.4K
Wyoming 900 $46K
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 VOLTAREN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JACK TESTA DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled50

UNION CITY

New Jersey

REKHA BHANDARI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL KELLER DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled50

KINGSTON

New York

AARON GREENSPAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

PAULETTE HAHN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

GAINESVILLE

Florida

HOWARD KIERNAN MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

CHARLES ELLIOTT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIPLEY

Mississippi

MICHAEL YOUNG M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

BARRINGTON

Illinois

CHRISTOPHER WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSEMEAD

California

HOWARD REIFER D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

DANIEL BROWN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

YITZCHOK KURTZER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

GUILLERMO OYNICK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VENICE

Florida

GARO DARIAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

PASADENA

California

HIMANSHU PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

ASHLEY BEALL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

WHEATON

Maryland

STEVEN KAHN D.O.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

CHERRY HILL

New Jersey

NATHANIEL GOULD M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW HARTFORD

New York

YUHUAN LAN M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

ALHAMBRA

California

AGUSTIN DIAZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

BERNARDO PASCUAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

MICHAEL PHILLIPS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

PHILIP LYNN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GARDEN GROVE

California

YIJUN FAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

MIKHAIL GALPERIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEERFIELD

Illinois