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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
ELENA NOGALES PEREZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled224

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

MELANIE COSTA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled224

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

GARDEN GROVE

California

MARINA ZABEZHANSKAYA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled215

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID LATONI-CABANILLAS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled213

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

FERNANDO ESPARZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled209

MIAMI

Florida

MELISSA KNUCKLES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled208

CORBIN

Kentucky

JOHN LASKAS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled205

MEDIA

Pennsylvania

PETER KOBLENZER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled205

MOORESTOWN

New Jersey

ARLEN MILLMAN M.D.

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled202

TORRANCE

California

RENUKA BHATT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled201

JOLIET

Illinois

RONALD LUBRITZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled201

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

ALEX BOUHACHEM DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled199

DEARBORN

Michigan

HARIKRISHNA PATEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled198

DANVILLE

Illinois

JOSE RODRIGUEZ VALDEZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled198

MIAMI

Florida

MAREK STAWISKI MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled197

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

CHARLES CRUTCHFIELD M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled197

EAGAN

Minnesota

LEONARD LEVITT MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled196

EVANSTON

Illinois

STUART LEICHT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled196

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

JORGE SERJE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

BROOKLYN

New York

JAIDEEP CHOPRA DPM

Podiatrist, Primary Podiatric Medicine

Claims Filled195

BROOKLYN

New York

SHAMSHER SINGH M.D.

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled194

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

RICHARD GREENE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled194

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

STEPHEN DUCATMAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled192

NAPLES

Florida

EUGENE LEPINE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled192

ROCK HILL

South Carolina