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ZOSTAVAX

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

202K
Medicare Part D Claims
$100M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 104,324 $17.3M
Pennsylvania 39,908 $6.57M
Ohio 34,113 $5.69M
Texas 23,988 $3.93M
Washington 21,612 $3.58M
Florida 21,432 $3.57M
Illinois 19,811 $3.29M
Oregon 19,749 $3.25M
North Carolina 17,823 $2.97M
Arizona 17,360 $2.8M
Michigan 16,259 $2.66M
New York 15,919 $2.74M
Missouri 15,701 $2.58M
Virginia 14,387 $2.35M
Minnesota 14,180 $2.7M
Indiana 13,064 $2.16M
Wisconsin 12,516 $2.13M
Tennessee 11,810 $1.93M
Colorado 11,701 $1.93M
Massachusetts 11,669 $2.09M
New Jersey 10,917 $1.79M
Iowa 10,002 $1.65M
Georgia 9,901 $1.67M
Kentucky 8,945 $1.47M
Maryland 7,799 $1.28M
Kansas 7,207 $1.19M
South Carolina 7,136 $1.17M
Oklahoma 5,830 $969K
New Mexico 5,486 $894K
Maine 5,327 $882K
Arkansas 5,301 $871K
Utah 5,141 $852K
Idaho 5,079 $829K
Nebraska 4,814 $809K
Louisiana 4,618 $762K
Alabama 4,489 $742K
Connecticut 4,484 $748K
Nevada 4,423 $723K
West Virginia 3,962 $652K
Hawaii 3,840 $641K
Montana 3,774 $620K
Mississippi 3,051 $501K
South Dakota 2,816 $465K
Rhode Island 2,272 $387K
Delaware 2,015 $328K
New Hampshire 1,846 $311K
North Dakota 1,779 $301K
Vermont 1,583 $260K
Wyoming 1,185 $193K
Alaska 675 $117K
District of Columbia 370 $61.8K
Puerto Rico 44 $7,438
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 ZOSTAVAX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KIMBERLY RAY RPH

Pharmacist

Claims Filled74

FOUNTAIN HILLS

Arizona

MICHAEL SEIFERT RPH

Pharmacist

Claims Filled74

JOHNSTON

Iowa

KIRK PAGEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

RIVERSIDE

California

KYU WANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled74

FORT LEE

New Jersey

COLLEEN MONROE RPH

Pharmacist

Claims Filled74

SPOKANE

Washington

COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION

Suppliers, Community/Retail Pharmacy

Claims Filled73

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

ANTHONY KUSEK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

ALBION

Nebraska

HIEU N TRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

WESTMINSTER

California

ALI SHAFIEE RPH

Pharmacist

Claims Filled73

CARMEL

California

SAFEWAY INC

Suppliers, Community/Retail Pharmacy

Claims Filled73

SURPRISE

Arizona

EDDIE PYUNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

GARDEN GROVE

California

PINAKIN PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

FREEHOLD

New Jersey

MARCOS SUNGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

ROSICLARE

Illinois

PATRICIA SNOW PHARM. D.

Pharmacist

Claims Filled73

GREEN VALLEY

Arizona

SAFEWAY INC

Suppliers, Community/Retail Pharmacy

Claims Filled72

ABERDEEN

Washington

MARK TZAGOURNIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

ANAHEIM

California

DAVID KRAUS RPH

Pharmacist

Claims Filled72

AUBURN

California

HUN KANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

LOS ANGELES

California

LEE HAAK

Pharmacist

Claims Filled72

LYNDEN

Washington

ROMEO EUGENIO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

PERRYVILLE

Missouri

LESLIE MUGAVERO ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled72

LANTANA

Florida

ERIN LEYDIG C.R.N.P

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled72

JEANNETTE

Pennsylvania

JILL JAMES PHARMD

Pharmacist

Claims Filled71

SANDPOINT

Idaho

HEATHER BAILEY PHARM D.

Pharmacist

Claims Filled71

SEDONA

Arizona

MARISOL GONZALEZ ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled71

MIAMI

Florida