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ZOSTAVAX

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.29M
Medicare Part D Claims
$233M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 156,232 $27.7M
Florida 86,392 $15.6M
Pennsylvania 70,397 $12.8M
Ohio 62,347 $11.4M
New York 57,030 $10.3M
Texas 56,632 $10.2M
Michigan 43,210 $7.8M
North Carolina 42,102 $7.71M
Illinois 37,286 $6.88M
Massachusetts 35,881 $6.4M
Minnesota 35,011 $7.02M
Washington 33,883 $6.33M
Georgia 32,704 $6.07M
Missouri 32,545 $5.87M
Tennessee 30,907 $5.56M
Wisconsin 30,119 $5.52M
New Jersey 28,621 $5.15M
Arizona 27,482 $4.91M
Indiana 26,509 $4.83M
Virginia 25,808 $4.66M
Oregon 25,806 $4.66M
Iowa 20,695 $3.76M
Kentucky 20,463 $3.71M
Colorado 18,157 $3.26M
South Carolina 16,676 $3M
Connecticut 16,529 $2.99M
Louisiana 16,527 $2.99M
Oklahoma 15,727 $2.81M
Alabama 14,443 $2.61M
Arkansas 14,409 $2.59M
Kansas 14,022 $2.54M
Maryland 13,067 $2.35M
New Mexico 12,737 $2.25M
Maine 12,005 $2.18M
West Virginia 11,995 $2.17M
Nebraska 11,034 $2.04M
Utah 10,510 $1.89M
Mississippi 8,890 $1.59M
Nevada 8,713 $1.63M
Idaho 8,041 $1.45M
Rhode Island 6,302 $1.15M
South Dakota 5,959 $1.06M
New Hampshire 5,849 $1.07M
Hawaii 5,652 $1.02M
Montana 5,485 $989K
North Dakota 4,048 $754K
Vermont 3,920 $712K
Delaware 3,848 $696K
Wyoming 1,720 $312K
Alaska 841 $157K
District of Columbia 783 $138K
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 ZOSTAVAX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANNY BUTLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PADUCAH

Kentucky

FRED MEYER STORES INC

Suppliers, Community/Retail Pharmacy

Claims Filled50

TIGARD

Oregon

ISSA SHAMMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JEFFREY WHITE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PLATTEVILLE

Wisconsin

MARK RICHMOND M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PETOSKEY

Michigan

LAN YANCY PHARMD, RPH

Pharmacist

Claims Filled50

HENDERSON

Nevada

MICHAEL LAUFER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAPE CORAL

Florida

JOAN BRUNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

HAMID GHIASSI PHARMACIST

Pharmacist

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

WILLIAM HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CULLMAN

Alabama

GARY BERNHARDT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OLATHE

Kansas

THUMATI JAGALUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

THE VILLAGES

Florida

VICENTE MAGSINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WHITING

New Jersey

PEIR GEN CHIU GNP

Registered Nurse, General Practice

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

PETER ZEBLISKY D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

JAMES SOLDANO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Ohio

BART OLASH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ALI SAIFI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEARWATER

Florida

HERBERT PLOVNICK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

FLORENCE LEUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAKHURST

California

MARK LIPTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

ALEJANDRO ARIZMENDI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

HELOTES

Texas

VEL NATESAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SALISBURY

Maryland

AUDWIN NELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEBRING

Florida

CHRISTOPHER IORIO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Indiana