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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 »

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Top prescribers for DESOXIMETASONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM WONG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled124

AIEA

Hawaii

JEFFREY ALTER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled123

WATERBURY

Connecticut

ROBERT FOGARI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled123

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

ANDREW SIMKIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled120

CHELMSFORD

Massachusetts

MARY SHEEHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled119

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RAFAEL OPPENHEIMER DP.M

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled119

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARK BECHTEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled118

GAHANNA

Ohio

RONALD HIGGINS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled118

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

KIN LAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

NEW YORK

New York

ARTHUR KATZ MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled117

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

HECTOR WILTZ JR M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled116

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID ESGUERRA DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled116

PORT RICHEY

Florida

ALI MAHMOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

DETROIT

Michigan

CURTIS HAWKINS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled115

AKRON

Ohio

JOSEPH DUVALL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled111

ST LOUIS

Missouri

LUCIUS BLANCHARD MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled111

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

COLE LUNDQUIST MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled110

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

MARCELA MARANI-DICOVSKIY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

PATERSON

New Jersey

LISA KUGELMAN MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled109

WEST HARTFORD

Connecticut

ZAVEN ARSLANIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled108

GLENDALE

California

ROBERT RAU MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled108

COLUMBUS

Ohio

DAVID DORTON DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled107

PORT RICHEY

Florida

FRANK POLAND D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled106

OAK HILL

West Virginia

JOHN LEGERE D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled105

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania