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PREMARIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.08M
Medicare Part D Claims
$249M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 246,828 $31.8M
Texas 145,390 $17.4M
Florida 135,875 $17.1M
Pennsylvania 84,654 $10.5M
Georgia 84,471 $8.89M
North Carolina 83,599 $9.01M
Tennessee 77,209 $8.23M
New York 70,425 $9.52M
Ohio 70,423 $8.52M
Alabama 60,884 $6.23M
Illinois 56,871 $7.02M
Louisiana 55,364 $5.45M
Kentucky 52,614 $5.72M
Michigan 51,506 $7.02M
Missouri 50,827 $5.35M
Oklahoma 48,608 $5.78M
Indiana 46,315 $5.43M
Arizona 40,889 $5.28M
Washington 40,397 $5.02M
South Carolina 39,553 $4.32M
Virginia 38,181 $4.74M
Oregon 37,524 $4.61M
Arkansas 35,185 $3.58M
Mississippi 34,951 $3.42M
Minnesota 34,148 $4.82M
Wisconsin 32,652 $4M
Colorado 30,089 $3.88M
Kansas 28,050 $3.07M
New Jersey 26,304 $3.75M
Massachusetts 25,994 $3.25M
Iowa 25,013 $2.89M
West Virginia 18,730 $2.12M
Nebraska 17,425 $1.88M
New Mexico 16,611 $2.16M
Maryland 16,154 $2.3M
Idaho 15,671 $1.76M
Utah 14,819 $1.8M
Nevada 14,592 $1.76M
Connecticut 13,604 $1.81M
Montana 10,134 $1.17M
Maine 9,966 $1.32M
South Dakota 6,381 $753K
North Dakota 5,903 $722K
Rhode Island 5,767 $643K
Hawaii 5,686 $822K
Wyoming 5,357 $655K
New Hampshire 4,772 $604K
Vermont 3,876 $504K
Delaware 2,794 $402K
Alaska 2,758 $326K
District of Columbia 1,438 $201K
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 PREMARIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
AILEEN YEE MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled184

HONOLULU

Hawaii

GEORGE PETTIT M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled182

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

UBALDO CATASUS MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled181

HATO REY

Puerto Rico

LINDA TEAL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled181

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

DEBRA SOMERS MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled180

PHILA

Pennsylvania

JOANN PINKERTON M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled180

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

MEENAKSHI JAIN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled179

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

CYNTHIA GALINALTIS MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled179

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

BEHNAM SHENASSA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled179

EAGLE ROCK

California

KAREN REHDER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled178

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JERRY GURLEY M. D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled178

TALLADEGA

Alabama

IMHONA EKO-ISENALUMHE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

WINCHESTER

Tennessee

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

VALERIE MYERS MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled176

PASADENA

California

STEPHEN SZABO M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled175

PINEHURST

North Carolina

WILLIAM JAMES MD

Obstetrics

Claims Filled175

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

RICHARD MCKINLEY MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled175

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

PABLO DIAZ-ESQUIVEL M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled175

AMARILLO

Texas

RICHARD REUHLAND MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled175

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

RAYMOND REILLY MBBCH BAO

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled174

CHESTNUT HILL

Massachusetts

FRED INGRAM M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled174

JACKSON

Mississippi

THERESA CHRISTIE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled174

AUGUSTA

Georgia

CHARLES DAVIS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled174

BOULDER

Colorado

GARY STREBEL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled174

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DAVID LOGAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled174

JEFFERSON HILLS

Pennsylvania