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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
STEVE BOYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled751

MULLEN

Nebraska

KENNETH PATRIC MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled736

HIXSON

Tennessee

ERIC SOHN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled702

SPOKANE

Washington

ROBERT GRISCHY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled692

MASON

Ohio

FRANK WADE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled674

MAGEE

Mississippi

SUSAN SCHARPF MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled667

MIDLOTHIAN

Virginia

GALE HAYDOCK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled650

BOSTON

Massachusetts

SHAYNE KEDDY D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled646

POTOSI

Missouri

JOSE MALDONADO M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled609

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

GREGORY LONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled595

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

WILLIAM WEEKS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled573

OMAHA

Nebraska

MARTHA BUCHANAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled567

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JACQUELINE GRANT MD, MPH, MPA

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled561

ALBANY

Georgia

GARY RIGGS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled550

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

FREDERIC CIVISH

Family Medicine

Claims Filled543

WEST VALLEY

Utah

SHANE KRAUS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled520

RICHMOND

Virginia

SHARI SMITH D.O.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled511

JOPLIN

Missouri

JOSHUA GUTMAN M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled498

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island

STEVEN DECOCK MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled491

OMAHA

Nebraska

WARREN SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled491

BOULDER CITY

Nevada

JAMES MILLER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled488

WEST MEMPHIS

Arkansas

RICCI PORTER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled487

FULTON

Missouri

ROBERT NORMAN DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled478

TAMPA

Florida

MOLLEN IMMUNIZATION CLINICS II, LLC

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Health Service

Claims Filled477

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

KEVIN SWITZER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled474

ST CLOUD

Minnesota