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BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.97M
Medicare Part D Claims
$18.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 229,262 $1.93M
New York 183,896 $1.37M
Florida 138,133 $997K
Pennsylvania 116,515 $873K
Texas 115,959 $965K
Ohio 106,722 $889K
Illinois 90,795 $987K
Michigan 79,881 $605K
North Carolina 77,834 $628K
New Jersey 70,191 $556K
Missouri 62,425 $546K
Massachusetts 62,214 $422K
Georgia 61,927 $469K
Tennessee 57,977 $441K
Virginia 51,810 $399K
Maryland 47,429 $368K
Wisconsin 47,405 $392K
Indiana 46,299 $403K
Alabama 44,461 $377K
Connecticut 39,093 $262K
Louisiana 38,661 $310K
Arizona 37,500 $261K
Washington 34,279 $280K
South Carolina 34,075 $257K
Mississippi 33,604 $251K
Minnesota 31,933 $258K
Kentucky 28,492 $243K
Iowa 27,177 $208K
Puerto Rico 24,776 $174K
Oregon 21,803 $178K
Arkansas 21,420 $175K
Colorado 20,075 $195K
Oklahoma 19,366 $163K
Kansas 18,502 $154K
West Virginia 14,073 $103K
Nebraska 12,708 $100K
Maine 10,812 $84.2K
Rhode Island 10,318 $75.6K
New Mexico 10,260 $80.8K
Nevada 10,069 $70.5K
Utah 9,958 $70.9K
Idaho 8,978 $71.2K
Delaware 8,964 $83.7K
District of Columbia 7,445 $54.4K
Hawaii 7,049 $57.8K
New Hampshire 6,762 $44.5K
Alaska 5,450 $47.5K
Montana 4,784 $39.6K
North Dakota 4,697 $40K
South Dakota 4,102 $29.2K
Vermont 3,614 $23.6K
Wyoming 2,054 $16.6K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for BENZTROPINE MESYLATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
YAROSLAV KUSHNIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled995

CHULA VISTA

California

HANY ELIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled993

AUGUSTA

Georgia

ARDASHES MIRZATUNY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled992

FRISCO

Texas

REMIGIO VILLEGAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled985

ORLANDO

Florida

JAMES SMITH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled974

FORT WORTH

Texas

ERIC FAN D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled951

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

ANNA O'KINSKY

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled949

WESTAMPTON

New Jersey

ELEAZAR SAN-AGUSTIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled949

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

SURENDRA CHAGANTI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled945

ST LOUIS

Missouri

WILLIAM WELCH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled930

JACKSON

Mississippi

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled926

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

SYED AFTAB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled925

JASPER

Alabama

SUBRATA ROY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled923

LIMA

Ohio

HON CHAN DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled914

TAYLOR

Michigan

KENNETH WRIGHT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled911

BENTON

Arkansas

DAVID MOLINA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled907

BRONX

New York

SHAHZAD HASHMI M.D.,

Psychiatry

Claims Filled900

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

KOTI MANNEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled891

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

MEHBOOB MAKHANI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled886

NORTHRIDGE

California

ROBERT DAVIS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled886

WESTAMPTON

New Jersey

KAZI AHMAD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled885

CULLMAN

Alabama

ROBERT RAWSKI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled878

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MARIANNE SAITZ D.O

Psychiatry

Claims Filled876

MOBILE

Alabama

JANETTE ADASIAK ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled876

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

FRANCISCO PAGES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled873

CORAL GABLES

Florida