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ZOSTAVAX

Prevents shingles (herpes zoster virus). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.39M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 194 of 3238

$259M
Retail Cost

Rank: 95 of 3238

1,385,249
Patients

Rank: 57 of 3238

149,084
Prescribers

Rank: 161 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 190,672 191,324 $34.8M
Florida 98,626 98,968 $18.4M
New York 93,373 94,071 $17.5M
Ohio 69,039 69,329 $13M
Texas 66,089 66,359 $12.4M
Pennsylvania 58,690 59,004 $11M
Michigan 53,039 53,166 $9.96M
North Carolina 49,913 50,068 $9.43M
Georgia 37,179 37,329 $7.17M
Washington 36,249 36,340 $6.78M
Illinois 33,067 33,212 $6.28M
New Jersey 31,122 31,506 $5.82M
Indiana 30,757 30,841 $5.77M
Wisconsin 29,688 30,320 $5.73M
Massachusetts 28,719 29,268 $5.41M
Oregon 27,598 27,648 $5.09M
Missouri 26,835 26,911 $4.99M
Virginia 26,010 26,099 $4.85M
Arizona 25,991 26,070 $4.78M
Delaware 25,230 25,299 $4.77M
Minnesota 23,515 23,703 $4.79M
Tennessee 23,619 23,684 $4.41M
South Carolina 18,671 18,713 $3.46M
Kansas 18,303 18,347 $3.41M
Iowa 18,208 18,294 $3.4M
Nevada 18,219 18,267 $3.39M
Louisiana 17,591 17,669 $3.28M
Kentucky 16,939 16,989 $3.19M
Connecticut 15,462 15,668 $2.91M
Oklahoma 15,147 15,206 $2.8M
Alabama 14,906 14,974 $2.78M
Maryland 14,633 14,777 $2.72M
Arkansas 14,717 14,750 $2.72M
Colorado 13,008 13,065 $2.42M
West Virginia 11,767 11,805 $2.19M
Maine 10,061 10,211 $1.88M
New Mexico 9,774 9,812 $1.81M
Nebraska 9,421 9,447 $1.78M
Utah 9,390 9,444 $1.74M
Idaho 7,051 7,066 $1.32M
Mississippi 6,813 6,830 $1.24M
Hawaii 6,060 6,068 $1.12M
South Dakota 5,281 5,309 $975K
New Hampshire 5,131 5,138 $962K
Montana 4,575 4,590 $851K
North Dakota 4,066 4,081 $783K
Rhode Island 3,767 3,788 $690K
Vermont 3,086 3,090 $578K
Wyoming 1,402 1,406 $264K
District of Columbia 908 917 $166K
Alaska 815 817 $152K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
DANIEL CONSTIEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled120

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

JAE PARK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

California

GLENN GASTINEAU D. O.

Claims Filled120

CROW AGENCY

Montana

NEIL BLAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

HILLSBORO

Oregon

KEYVAN POURMEHR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

SAN RAFAEL

California

RAYMOND YU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

OAKLAND

California

BARRY GENDRON DO

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled119

PORTSMOUTH

New Hampshire

PETER MORRIS MD

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled119

RALEIGH

North Carolina

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL LAUFER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

CAPE CORAL

Florida

THOMAS FURLONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

DAT DUONG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled119

WESTMINSTER

California

WENDELL ELLIOTT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

JOHN FRIES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

SANTA ROSA

California

TUNG NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

FRESNO

California

DOUGLAS MAGLOTHIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

JONESBORO

Arkansas

ROBERT GAMBLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

CLOVIS

California

JOHN BOUCHER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

LONGVIEW

Washington

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

LOS ANGELES

California

IDELEE MIRANDA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

LONGVIEW

Washington

GURMEET SIDHU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

FAIRFIELD

California

W. BAXTER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

SALINA

Kansas

KIM DUGGER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

VANCOUVER

Washington

KYLE DUNNING MD

Surgery

Claims Filled117

OGDEN

Utah

LIANA TURKOT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

WOODLAND

California