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Prescriber Checkup » DESOXIMETASONE

DESOXIMETASONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

238K
Medicare Part D Claims
$30.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 30,728 $4.27M
Florida 18,852 $2.37M
Ohio 16,171 $1.97M
Pennsylvania 15,813 $1.89M
New Jersey 15,769 $2.11M
Michigan 15,203 $2.29M
California 13,506 $1.8M
Texas 11,090 $1.42M
Illinois 9,999 $1.42M
Indiana 5,480 $663K
Georgia 5,335 $644K
North Carolina 5,152 $664K
Missouri 5,080 $676K
Massachusetts 5,076 $671K
South Carolina 5,042 $682K
Alabama 4,990 $607K
Connecticut 4,533 $560K
Tennessee 4,214 $522K
Virginia 3,918 $493K
Louisiana 3,903 $508K
Kentucky 3,795 $480K
Minnesota 3,117 $440K
Wisconsin 3,097 $413K
West Virginia 3,066 $371K
Maryland 2,750 $386K
Washington 2,476 $301K
Arizona 2,203 $260K
Kansas 1,768 $203K
Hawaii 1,483 $184K
Nebraska 1,359 $142K
Oklahoma 1,346 $150K
Iowa 1,344 $144K
Mississippi 1,172 $133K
Colorado 1,085 $133K
Arkansas 961 $103K
Oregon 958 $90.8K
Nevada 832 $92.3K
New Hampshire 830 $93K
Rhode Island 635 $74.2K
Maine 618 $67.4K
Idaho 402 $40.8K
District of Columbia 391 $63.6K
Delaware 386 $43.6K
New Mexico 358 $39.9K
Vermont 353 $42.4K
North Dakota 327 $32.7K
South Dakota 297 $34.5K
Utah 238 $25.6K
Montana 235 $27K
Alaska 78 $11.8K
Wyoming 64 $6,385
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for DESOXIMETASONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JIAN CUI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,290

FLUSHING

New York

JANY SANCHEZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled795

MIAMI

Florida

JERRY CHARNECO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled704

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL CORREA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled629

NEW YORK

New York

HENRY PIMENTEL M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled594

CHICAGO

Illinois

JAVID YADEGAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled502

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEX BOUHACHEM DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled445

DEARBORN

Michigan

JANICE CHEUNG PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled430

BROOKLYN

New York

RALPH WIKTOR PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled400

HAMTRAMCK

Michigan

JAMES KATZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled394

FAIR LAWN

New Jersey

SEYMOUR MUNZER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled359

SOUTHWEST RANCHES

Florida

THERESA TRUONG PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled342

SAN GABRIEL

California

EARL WALKER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled338

COLUMBUS

Ohio

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled330

SAN GABRIEL

California

MICHAEL POPOFF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled312

DETROIT

Michigan

DAVID DIETEMAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled310

ERIE

Pennsylvania

KIN YIP CHAN RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled297

FLUSHING

New York

ERIK SORENSON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled280

LAKEWOOD

California

JAMES BURDETTE PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled262

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

STEPHEN XENIAS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled247

ROCHESTER

New York

JAVIER FLORES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled239

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TROY MAJOR MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled230

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

EDWARD BONDI MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled224

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JEROLD MICHAELSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled221

DALLAS

Texas

KENNETH ROSEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled215

MIAMI

Florida