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PROCRIT

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

174K
Medicare Part D Claims
$183M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 44,127 $38.7M
New York 26,261 $30.6M
Pennsylvania 17,005 $12.4M
Florida 12,274 $11.1M
New Jersey 10,162 $10.1M
Ohio 8,609 $6.07M
Illinois 7,882 $6.32M
Texas 6,823 $6.95M
Massachusetts 6,248 $5.18M
North Carolina 4,751 $3.63M
Michigan 4,717 $3.57M
Kentucky 4,453 $3.5M
Georgia 4,336 $3.79M
Tennessee 4,312 $3.84M
Maryland 3,819 $2.85M
Connecticut 2,927 $2.3M
Virginia 2,850 $2.27M
Louisiana 2,762 $2.78M
Puerto Rico 2,632 $2.99M
Wisconsin 2,450 $1.62M
Washington 2,298 $1.62M
Missouri 2,115 $1.84M
Indiana 1,937 $1.5M
South Carolina 1,763 $1.61M
West Virginia 1,665 $1.12M
Mississippi 1,549 $2.14M
Alabama 1,232 $1.16M
Arizona 1,222 $1.05M
Oregon 1,169 $845K
Rhode Island 1,074 $768K
Minnesota 991 $747K
Arkansas 922 $851K
Hawaii 871 $684K
Maine 726 $540K
Oklahoma 696 $873K
Colorado 694 $656K
Kansas 610 $555K
District of Columbia 591 $310K
Delaware 560 $745K
Iowa 472 $341K
New Hampshire 471 $488K
Nevada 459 $699K
Nebraska 405 $255K
Vermont 211 $170K
Alaska 202 $231K
New Mexico 199 $312K
Utah 163 $130K
Idaho 131 $119K
North Dakota 96 $116K
South Dakota 96 $93.8K
Montana 83 $72.7K
Wyoming 57 $41.9K
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 PROCRIT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EILEEN SIMAK D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

ROCKFORD

Illinois

DENO KANG MD

Claims Filled152

ARTESIA

California

KATHERINE SUH PHARM.D.

Pharmacist

Claims Filled152

BELLFLOWER

California

RAYMOND LEE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled151

SAN JOSE

California

ARMEN MELIK-ABRAMIANS PHARMD

Pharmacist, Pharmacotherapy

Claims Filled150

FONTANA

California

EDUARDO LIM MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled150

LOS ANGELES

California

EMMANUEL PAINTSIL

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled144

BURR RIDGE

Illinois

ALEXANDER LOSEV M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled143

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID FUCHS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN JENSIK M.D.

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled139

CHICAGO

Illinois

OLGA LANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

CHICAGO

Illinois

CHERYL RIM PHARM.D.

Pharmacist

Claims Filled137

IRVINE

California

KIN-KWAN CHEUK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

KENNETH SLONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

HINDMAN

Kentucky

ILYA GELMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled136

LOS ANGELES

California

ZHIQIANG ZHANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled135

DUBLIN

Georgia

JARVIS REED MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled133

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

SAMUEL SALTZBERG M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled132

CHICAGO

Illinois

LEIGH ANH NGUYEN PHARM.D.

Pharmacist, Pharmacotherapy

Claims Filled132

LOS ANGELES

California

LORENZO SANTARINA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled132

ROANOKE RAPIDS

North Carolina

JIM-JER HWU MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled131

MONTEREY PARK

California

STANLEY SCHINKE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled131

HEMET

California

VINH CAM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled129

TORRANCE

California

DAVID HESS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

BRIDGEPORT

West Virginia