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PREMPRO

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

341K
Medicare Part D Claims
$39.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 46,567 $5.37M
Florida 23,089 $2.81M
Texas 18,744 $2.22M
New York 15,793 $1.89M
Pennsylvania 13,462 $1.61M
North Carolina 12,782 $1.32M
Georgia 12,111 $1.28M
Ohio 11,915 $1.46M
Tennessee 11,459 $1.2M
Illinois 10,184 $1.23M
Michigan 9,647 $1.3M
Missouri 8,760 $913K
Kentucky 8,591 $914K
Virginia 8,445 $1M
Indiana 8,131 $942K
Arizona 7,292 $918K
Washington 6,745 $796K
Alabama 6,641 $702K
South Carolina 6,293 $684K
Oklahoma 6,230 $765K
New Jersey 6,211 $852K
Minnesota 6,066 $880K
Wisconsin 6,009 $682K
Louisiana 5,556 $541K
Oregon 5,538 $672K
Colorado 4,809 $555K
Massachusetts 4,787 $540K
Kansas 4,587 $503K
Arkansas 4,037 $385K
Iowa 3,867 $418K
Mississippi 3,543 $342K
Nebraska 3,477 $365K
Utah 2,871 $339K
Nevada 2,860 $349K
West Virginia 2,843 $318K
Maryland 2,805 $433K
Idaho 2,249 $254K
New Mexico 2,228 $271K
Connecticut 2,219 $294K
Montana 1,636 $177K
Maine 1,550 $200K
Rhode Island 1,262 $126K
Hawaii 1,207 $168K
New Hampshire 1,057 $125K
South Dakota 990 $109K
North Dakota 925 $109K
Wyoming 872 $102K
Vermont 795 $95K
Alaska 607 $57K
Delaware 567 $88.1K
District of Columbia 338 $43.5K
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 PREMPRO

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

LOS ANGELES

California

RAYMOND REILLY MBBCH BAO

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled187

CHESTNUT HILL

Massachusetts

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

LOS ANGELES

California

HONG KIM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled160

GARDEN GROVE

California

CHARLES KALSTONE M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled151

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM JOYNER MD

Managed Care Organizations, Health Maintenance Organization

Claims Filled143

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

VALERIE SCHULZ

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled139

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

KIM ERVIN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled124

EUREKA

California

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled121

GARDEN GROVE

California

ERIKA BLANTON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled117

RICHMOND

Virginia

TAALY SILBERSTEIN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled116

TARZANA

California

JOHN INMAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled111

ALBANY

Georgia

FELICIA OTA M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled107

TARZANA

California

BYRON CLINE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled105

WICHITA

Kansas

JOHN CHAMBERS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled102

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

BARRIE MAY MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled98

LAGUNA HILLS

California

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

PALMDALE

California

JOHN WAGNER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled97

EAST NORTHPORT

New York

JEANNE GROVE

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled94

PENFIELD

New York

PETER PARK M.D,

Specialist

Claims Filled93

LOS ANGELES

California

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN PFEFFER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled91

MODESTO

California

JOONG PARK MD

General Practice

Claims Filled89

LOS ANGELES

California

JULIEN MEYER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled89

ROANOKE

Virginia

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled84

LOS ANGELES

California