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Prescriber Checkup » BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE

BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

559K
Medicare Part D Claims
$36.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 66,862 $4.88M
New York 48,944 $3.11M
Florida 48,638 $3.05M
Pennsylvania 34,005 $2.07M
New Jersey 25,654 $1.6M
Illinois 24,535 $1.6M
Texas 24,462 $1.6M
Michigan 23,074 $1.77M
Ohio 22,249 $1.35M
Massachusetts 17,993 $1.23M
Tennessee 12,665 $800K
Wisconsin 12,221 $862K
North Carolina 11,513 $744K
Indiana 11,034 $671K
Georgia 10,718 $648K
Virginia 10,402 $667K
Arizona 10,361 $616K
Washington 10,147 $681K
Missouri 9,711 $621K
Oregon 8,565 $576K
Minnesota 8,104 $575K
Connecticut 7,513 $451K
Kentucky 7,260 $458K
Alabama 7,255 $448K
Louisiana 6,436 $392K
South Carolina 6,408 $421K
Maryland 5,298 $358K
Oklahoma 5,283 $322K
Arkansas 5,156 $313K
Colorado 5,008 $329K
Mississippi 4,964 $297K
Iowa 4,848 $286K
Hawaii 3,825 $267K
Maine 3,771 $216K
West Virginia 3,718 $252K
Nevada 3,655 $255K
New Mexico 3,364 $236K
Kansas 3,191 $195K
Utah 2,847 $189K
Rhode Island 2,688 $148K
Idaho 2,597 $192K
Nebraska 2,224 $137K
Montana 1,589 $100K
New Hampshire 1,505 $89.7K
Delaware 1,357 $81K
Vermont 1,290 $77.8K
North Dakota 1,250 $79.8K
South Dakota 1,035 $65.1K
Wyoming 580 $37.6K
District of Columbia 538 $38K
Alaska 207 $13K
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 BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CARLOS RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

LINDSAY HOUSE F.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

FLORENCE

Kentucky

WALTER WRENN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILA

Pennsylvania

KENAN SI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

BALTAZAR RODRIGUEZ CRUZ

General Practice

Claims Filled50

LARES

Puerto Rico

LARRY ERICKSON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SEBASTIAN

Florida

VU NGUYEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

RUSSELL TACATA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

FRANK SPENDAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSEDALE

Indiana

MIRIAM FISHMAN M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled50

ENGLEWOOD

New Jersey

ROBERT LEPOSAVIC M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled50

SANTA BARBARA

California

MARIA SWIDA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

MILAGROS SOTO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

CATHLEEN CASE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MARK ADLEN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRISTOL

Pennsylvania

ALWYN SUMABAT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

FRANCISCO RIVERA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO MUNILLA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARVIN SALZMANN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CRYSTAL LAKE

Illinois

JEFFREY THATCHER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TELFORD

Pennsylvania

LAURIE WOLL DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

MONTCLAIR

California

MICHAEL CARUSO MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SUN CITY CENTER

Florida

DEBRA ANDERSON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

EDGAR BLECKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEBASTIAN

Florida

HIMANSHU PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York