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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
WILLIAM KERR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled106

GAYLORD

Michigan

ELAINE SEONG PHARMD

Pharmacist

Claims Filled106

PANORAMA CITY

California

SUSAN EMANUELE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

RIVERHEAD

New York

STUART WINKLER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled104

TORRANCE

California

RONALD GOLDBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

JENNIFER LAI-STEPHENS PHARM.D.

Pharmacist

Claims Filled102

SAN DIEGO

California

PHUONG THAI PHARMD

Pharmacist

Claims Filled102

LA MESA

California

PAULINE LAU MD

Claims Filled102

FLUSHING

New York

DHIRENDRA PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled102

DECATUR

Illinois

BRIAN FLEMING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

JEFFREY AUSTEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled101

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

JAMES PARKS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

LEONICO PANLASIGUI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

FEDERAL WAY

Washington

DAVID DEMBSKI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled100

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

LEONIE WOHL B PHARM

Pharmacist

Claims Filled100

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

California

MEENAKSHI PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled100

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

GARUMUNI DESILVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

WEST HAVEN

Connecticut

LARRY PLUNDO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

THOMAS TSENG DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

MONTEREY PARK

California

JOHN MEHARG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

SINKING SPRING

Pennsylvania

LEE LEVITT MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled98

SAN JOSE

California

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

LORAIN

Ohio

JOEL PENGSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

MORENO VALLEY

California

JAMES JACKSON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled98

STATESBORO

Georgia

ARTHUR GALOUSTIAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled97

RIVERSIDE

California