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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
HOWARD GOLDBERG MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled105

SWAMPSCOTT

Massachusetts

MARK KAHN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled104

VALLEY STREAM

New York

OSHIN BOJALIAN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled104

GLENDALE

California

DONALD SCHOWALTER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled103

NEW KENSINGTON

Pennsylvania

GREGORY RIVERA DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled103

NEW YORK

New York

GLENN RUSSO M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled102

GRETNA

Louisiana

STEPHEN MCKENZIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

HEMET

California

ROBERT HENDERSON MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled102

ALABASTER

Alabama

KAREN HEIDELBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled102

DETROIT

Michigan

STEVEN SIMON M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled101

BROOKLYN

New York

HANS VON WEISS DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled99

ONALASKA

Wisconsin

RICHARD KHALIL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

BRONX

New York

PATRICIA MCCLERKLIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled99

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

DAISY DE GUZMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

NEWARK

New Jersey

KENT TAULBEE M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled98

BLOOMINGTON

Illinois

STANLEY COHEN DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled98

DETROIT

Michigan

JAMES GREGORY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled98

SWANSEA

Illinois

ANTHONY PORTER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled98

MELBOURNE

Florida

CHEN-CHI LEE PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled97

MONTEREY PARK

California

MICHAEL BOND MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled96

CLERMONT

Florida

OLIVER MCKEE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled96

CREVE COEUR

Missouri

LUBA SCHERSCHUN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled96

WHITTIER

California

JIMMY SCHMIDT M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled96

HOUSTON

Texas

THOMAS HABIF MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled96

PORTSMOUTH

New Hampshire

WAYNE ROGERS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled95

GREENVILLE

South Carolina