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NEXIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

7.9M
Medicare Part D Claims
$2.12B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 756,102 $186M
Texas 728,863 $208M
California 520,323 $131M
Florida 512,655 $138M
Ohio 370,753 $101M
North Carolina 364,356 $95.1M
Georgia 333,987 $82.9M
Pennsylvania 333,205 $91.1M
New Jersey 298,734 $94.2M
Tennessee 262,779 $67.6M
Louisiana 257,501 $61.5M
Kentucky 246,628 $63.7M
Illinois 224,274 $63.3M
Alabama 216,644 $52.8M
Missouri 194,172 $49.2M
Virginia 186,074 $51.3M
South Carolina 174,465 $45.3M
Indiana 170,404 $48.3M
Arkansas 144,973 $34.3M
West Virginia 138,209 $34.2M
Michigan 134,109 $40.1M
Mississippi 130,471 $30.6M
Oklahoma 111,437 $30.9M
Connecticut 110,150 $32.6M
Wisconsin 93,125 $27.1M
Maryland 77,195 $24.6M
Kansas 69,664 $18M
Iowa 67,267 $17.2M
Massachusetts 65,880 $19.5M
Washington 62,015 $19.1M
Colorado 60,006 $17.8M
Minnesota 53,427 $16.4M
Arizona 48,583 $16.1M
Nebraska 38,198 $9.97M
Oregon 33,010 $10.3M
Maine 28,713 $10M
New Hampshire 28,446 $8.68M
New Mexico 27,342 $8.19M
Idaho 25,138 $6.77M
Utah 24,533 $7.5M
Rhode Island 23,846 $6.18M
Nevada 21,807 $6.14M
Montana 18,703 $5.13M
Delaware 18,376 $6.75M
South Dakota 16,844 $4.4M
Hawaii 15,053 $4.1M
Vermont 14,315 $4.73M
Alaska 11,885 $2.72M
North Dakota 11,124 $2.87M
District of Columbia 10,862 $2.62M
Wyoming 9,865 $2.85M
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 NEXIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,949

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,690

LOS ANGELES

California

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,272

LOS ANGELES

California

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,048

FLUSHING

New York

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,986

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

YUN HEE CHUNG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled1,918

FLUSHING

New York

IRINA PAPIROVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,698

MAYFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,653

LOS ANGELES

California

BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,648

CHICAGO

Illinois

YONG LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,623

NEW YORK

New York

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,610

BRONX

New York

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,569

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,532

LOS ANGELES

California

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,490

GLENDALE

California

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,488

MCALLEN

Texas

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,480

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEKSANDR LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,470

BROOKLYN

New York

YURY ZAMDBORG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,459

BROOKLYN

New York

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,444

LOS ANGELES

California

OLEG VOLCHONOK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,431

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,425

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

GALINA VAYNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,391

NORCROSS

Georgia

BORIS KHORETS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,360

BROOKLYN

New York

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,319

HAYTI

Missouri

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,310

ELMHURST

New York