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PREMARIN

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.29M
Medicare Part D Claims
$242M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 293,290 $31.6M
Texas 179,028 $17.5M
Florida 158,363 $16M
Tennessee 101,950 $8.79M
Georgia 100,898 $8.77M
North Carolina 99,746 $8.73M
Pennsylvania 90,104 $9.1M
Ohio 85,178 $8.43M
Alabama 74,988 $6.22M
New York 73,420 $8.29M
Kentucky 68,767 $6.08M
Illinois 65,116 $6.44M
Louisiana 65,039 $5.37M
Missouri 63,657 $5.49M
Indiana 57,908 $5.5M
Oklahoma 57,509 $5.6M
Arkansas 50,154 $4.12M
Michigan 49,594 $5.45M
South Carolina 49,445 $4.36M
Mississippi 49,397 $3.88M
Virginia 47,397 $4.79M
Arizona 46,931 $4.94M
Washington 46,721 $4.76M
Oregon 42,956 $4.33M
Kansas 36,976 $3.34M
Minnesota 36,804 $4.17M
Wisconsin 34,346 $3.36M
Colorado 34,269 $3.67M
Iowa 29,440 $2.71M
Massachusetts 27,255 $2.78M
Puerto Rico 26,430 $2.71M
New Jersey 23,703 $2.76M
West Virginia 23,260 $2.15M
Nebraska 21,369 $1.85M
New Mexico 19,991 $2.07M
Idaho 19,604 $1.82M
Utah 18,720 $1.82M
Nevada 17,975 $1.74M
Maryland 17,376 $2.07M
Connecticut 13,452 $1.45M
Montana 12,628 $1.16M
Maine 10,631 $1.16M
South Dakota 7,746 $716K
North Dakota 6,898 $672K
Rhode Island 6,834 $620K
Wyoming 6,665 $637K
Hawaii 6,097 $733K
New Hampshire 5,239 $554K
Vermont 4,170 $435K
Alaska 3,631 $305K
Delaware 3,042 $356K
District of Columbia 1,450 $168K
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 PREMARIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FERNANDO ALVAREZ PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled312

MIAMI

Florida

DON PERKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled309

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

ROBERT PORGES MD PC

Claims Filled304

NEW YORK

New York

PETER ZENTHOEFER M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled297

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

RENEE CAPUTO M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled296

COLUMBUS

Ohio

LYNN HOFFMAN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled293

HOUSTON

Texas

MERCER LEE MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled290

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

JOHN KUCHARCZUK M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled289

NORTHAMPTON

Pennsylvania

DOUGLAS MOFFETT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled289

LEESBURG

Florida

DANNY BUTLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

PADUCAH

Kentucky

MURRAY OSOFSKY MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled287

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

SARAH RYAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled284

BILLINGS

Montana

JASVIR SIDHU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled277

PORTERVILLE

California

TAMERA HOWELL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled276

BLACKSBURG

Virginia

JOHN COOK MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled274

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

JAMES GLENN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled271

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JOAN SHEN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled270

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

JOSE CHAMORRO MD

Urology

Claims Filled270

MIAMI

Florida

MARK KELLUM MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled265

TUPELO

Mississippi

CHARLES KALSTONE M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled265

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS POWERS M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled264

ARCADIA

California

SUMNER CULLOM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled263

OSCEOLA

Arkansas

WILLIAM GEORGE MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled263

ALBANY

Georgia

VIVIAN AGUILAR MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled261

NEW BRUNSWICK

New Jersey

KEITH HEWITT MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled261

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky