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DESOXIMETASONE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

149K
Medicare Part D Claims
$30.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 31,694 $4.15M
Florida 21,239 $2.52M
Ohio 16,914 $1.88M
Pennsylvania 16,686 $1.89M
Michigan 15,081 $2.18M
New Jersey 13,663 $1.68M
Texas 12,869 $1.59M
California 11,782 $1.42M
Illinois 11,661 $1.51M
North Carolina 6,442 $826K
Indiana 5,933 $680K
Alabama 5,574 $637K
Missouri 5,469 $701K
Georgia 5,392 $638K
South Carolina 5,270 $684K
Massachusetts 5,044 $586K
Tennessee 4,918 $591K
Connecticut 4,439 $537K
Louisiana 4,298 $513K
Virginia 4,015 $487K
Kentucky 3,971 $468K
Minnesota 3,431 $447K
West Virginia 3,319 $368K
Wisconsin 2,924 $352K
Maryland 2,730 $357K
Washington 2,640 $309K
Puerto Rico 2,611 $235K
Arizona 2,030 $222K
Kansas 2,005 $215K
Oklahoma 1,545 $158K
Hawaii 1,540 $187K
Iowa 1,467 $153K
Nebraska 1,445 $140K
Mississippi 1,297 $142K
Colorado 1,202 $133K
Arkansas 1,187 $123K
Oregon 1,093 $98.9K
New Hampshire 887 $100K
Nevada 810 $80.3K
Maine 699 $78.6K
Rhode Island 667 $69.9K
District of Columbia 453 $64.4K
Delaware 440 $50K
Idaho 369 $39.1K
New Mexico 368 $42.2K
North Dakota 356 $34.3K
South Dakota 350 $40.7K
Vermont 312 $35K
Montana 302 $31.9K
Utah 243 $26.7K
Wyoming 72 $7,118
Alaska 70 $8,790
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 DESOXIMETASONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALLEN FLOOD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled228

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

DONALD SCHERMER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled228

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

KIN YIP CHAN RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled219

FLUSHING

New York

STEPHEN XENIAS MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled217

ROCHESTER

New York

JEROLD MICHAELSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled208

DALLAS

Texas

SANDY AMADOR DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled206

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

ROBERT DEBELLEVUE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled206

KENNER

Louisiana

MICHAEL POPOFF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

DETROIT

Michigan

HOWARD LOUIS D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled197

NEW YORK

New York

JAVIER FLORES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled196

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TROY MAJOR MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled195

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

STEPHEN MILROY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled194

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

JAIME GARCIA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled191

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN MINNI D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled191

STUART

Florida

HECTOR WILTZ JR M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled188

MIAMI

Florida

PAUL KELLY M.D.,

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled186

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

DAVID COHEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled182

HEWLETT

New York

MICHAEL MANCUSO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled180

SOLON

Ohio

ROBERT BRODY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled178

SHAKER HEIGHTS

Ohio

ALAN ROCKOFF M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled176

BROOKLINE

Massachusetts

JOHN NIVEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled174

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

JUST BRAHMATEWARI MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled171

MIAMI

Florida

HANS VON WEISS DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

ONALASKA

Wisconsin

TIMOTHY BROWN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled170

LYNDORA

Pennsylvania

JOSE ROBLES

Diagnostic Radiology

Claims Filled169

HOUSTON

Texas