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Prescriber Checkup » BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE

BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE

Treats skin irritation, allergic reactions, and other types of skin problems. This medicine is a corticosteroid. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

274K
Medicare Part D Claims
$30.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 61,728 $3.75M
Florida 43,932 $2.27M
New York 42,259 $2.38M
Puerto Rico 33,656 $1.58M
Pennsylvania 31,937 $1.73M
Illinois 23,952 $1.27M
Texas 23,681 $1.26M
Ohio 21,815 $1.1M
New Jersey 20,395 $1.09M
Michigan 19,836 $1.42M
Massachusetts 16,746 $958K
Tennessee 12,280 $670K
North Carolina 11,433 $638K
Wisconsin 11,026 $677K
Indiana 10,853 $561K
Georgia 10,335 $536K
Virginia 10,177 $538K
Arizona 9,951 $488K
Washington 9,874 $582K
Missouri 9,655 $533K
Oregon 8,511 $503K
Minnesota 7,342 $460K
Kentucky 7,306 $377K
Alabama 7,292 $386K
Connecticut 6,214 $321K
Louisiana 6,191 $318K
South Carolina 6,105 $328K
Mississippi 5,374 $285K
Oklahoma 5,211 $268K
Iowa 5,176 $255K
Arkansas 5,022 $260K
Maryland 5,000 $285K
Colorado 4,875 $269K
Hawaii 3,966 $235K
West Virginia 3,644 $210K
New Mexico 3,491 $198K
Maine 3,419 $162K
Nevada 3,257 $177K
Kansas 3,233 $167K
Utah 2,864 $167K
Idaho 2,637 $165K
Rhode Island 2,408 $111K
Nebraska 2,321 $125K
Montana 1,496 $75K
New Hampshire 1,434 $76.6K
Delaware 1,271 $68.5K
North Dakota 1,233 $60.8K
Vermont 1,184 $59.8K
South Dakota 1,071 $52.9K
Wyoming 599 $32.2K
District of Columbia 460 $26.7K
Alaska 202 $13.1K
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 BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BERTRAM KAPLAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled223

WEST MEMPHIS

Arkansas

ARLEN MILLMAN M.D.

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled221

TORRANCE

California

PAUL LONG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled216

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

SID DANESH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled215

SAN GABRIEL

California

BARBARA KEYES M. D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled211

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

HONG DO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled205

SAN JOSE

California

ROBERT PALACIO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled205

DAYTON

Ohio

ALBERTO FLEITES MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled205

MIAMI

Florida

MAREK STAWISKI MD

Claims Filled202

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

RICHARD GREENE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled200

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

ANTHONY VANNORMAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled197

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

JAIME GARCIA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled193

HIALEAH

Florida

DENNIS APONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled192

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

MARK LOTHENORE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled192

WALNUT

Mississippi

MARINA ZABEZHANSKAYA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled192

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN LASKAS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled188

MEDIA

Pennsylvania

QUY TRAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled186

DENVER

Colorado

SUSAN PARDEE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled184

CHANDLER

Arizona

JOSE RODRIGUEZ VALDEZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled183

MIAMI

Florida

CHRISTOPHER DABSKI MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled181

LANCASTER

New York

DANILO DELCAMPO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled180

CHICAGO

Illinois

NORMAN KUO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled180

LA PALMA

California

EUNSOOK BANG M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled179

FLUSHING

New York

RANDALL HORINE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ANNE WEILEPP MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled177

SANTA ROSA

California