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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
RITE AID CORPORATION

Suppliers, Community/Retail Pharmacy

Claims Filled469

ETTERS

Pennsylvania

GENE EARL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled447

TYLER

Texas

JOHN KRIPSAK D.O.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled446

BRIDGEWATER

New Jersey

MARK SCHEPERLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled441

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

RAYMOND JARRIS MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled433

SEATTLE

Washington

THOMAS COURTNEY M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled423

BIDDEFORD

Maine

HAROLD PEAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled421

MISSION

Texas

RONALD BUSS M.D

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled419

PALM SPRINGS

California

JOHN HAUGEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled418

ST LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

BROOKLYN

New York

WILLIAM HEYMANN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled396

SARASOTA

Florida

MARY FETH

Pediatrics

Claims Filled393

WASHINGTON

Missouri

NANCY MCRAE-VOGLER M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled391

TYLER

Texas

CALVIN COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled390

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JAMES RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled384

SAPULPA

Oklahoma

ANTHONY ARNOTT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled376

OLIVE HILL

Kentucky

FRIDAY SIMPSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled374

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

MARK WOODS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled372

OZARK

Missouri

JAMES MARZOLF MD

Occupational Medicine

Claims Filled372

COLUMBIA

Missouri

LYNNE FISCUS MD, MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled366

EAGAN

Minnesota

JOSEPH MINER MD

Public Health General Preventive Medicine

Claims Filled362

PROVO

Utah

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled351

FLUSHING

New York

FRANK RUDESEAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled348

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DAVID PARKS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled343

ST LOUIS

Missouri

MARIA ROJAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled320

HIALEAH

Florida