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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
JOHN WATERFALLEN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled84

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

ROSANNE KAPPA M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled83

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

ANDRE' PINAC M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled83

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

WILLIAM GEORGE MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled81

ALBANY

Georgia

CHRISTINE MOORE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

RAYMORE

Missouri

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

LOS ANGELES

California

PIERRE MARTIMBEAU MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Claims Filled79

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

DONNA SWEET MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

WICHITA

Kansas

DONNA RICHEY MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled79

TORRANCE

California

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled78

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

ARTHUR DONOVAN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled78

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ERNEST MOORE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled78

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

HEMCHAND KOLLI M.D

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled77

HEMET

California

MARK LEVINE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled77

ROCHESTER

New York

SAMIR SHAKFEH MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled73

SPRING HILL

Florida

KIMBERLY MELEN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled73

BETHEL PARK

Pennsylvania

JASVIR SIDHU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

PORTERVILLE

California

GAYLE RICHMOND MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled71

MURRELLS INLET

South Carolina

STEPHEN SMITH M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled71

PANAMA CITY

Florida

EDMOND FEUILLE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled71

WICHITA

Kansas

THADDEUS WOJCIK M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled71

OLEAN

New York

THOMAS WILEY MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled71

JACKSON

Mississippi

RICHARD MANN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled69

OCALA

Florida

JOHN FRYE M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled69

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

SANG YOO M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled69

LA PALMA

California