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BONIVA

Treats or prevents weak bones (osteoporosis) in women after menopause. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.27M
Medicare Part D Claims
$228M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 197,020 $32.6M
Florida 122,489 $19.9M
New York 114,895 $20.3M
Texas 94,838 $17.1M
Pennsylvania 61,900 $9.61M
New Jersey 58,367 $10.4M
Ohio 49,304 $8.5M
Illinois 45,635 $7.72M
North Carolina 43,142 $6.5M
Georgia 37,877 $5.79M
Missouri 32,614 $4.81M
Puerto Rico 28,383 $3.8M
Tennessee 27,218 $4.24M
Indiana 25,859 $4.31M
Louisiana 25,251 $3.71M
Kentucky 24,721 $3.96M
Virginia 23,973 $4.23M
Arizona 21,847 $4.1M
Oklahoma 19,711 $3.37M
Alabama 18,805 $2.85M
Michigan 18,466 $3.33M
Arkansas 18,261 $2.57M
Washington 17,396 $2.95M
South Carolina 16,922 $2.68M
Iowa 16,502 $2.41M
Wisconsin 16,273 $2.66M
Connecticut 14,483 $2.59M
Mississippi 14,460 $2.01M
Colorado 14,016 $2.51M
Massachusetts 13,787 $2.34M
Kansas 13,052 $2.04M
Maryland 12,483 $2.54M
Minnesota 12,302 $2.41M
Nebraska 11,307 $1.65M
Oregon 10,580 $1.87M
West Virginia 8,865 $1.47M
New Mexico 6,857 $1.23M
Maine 6,744 $1.33M
Hawaii 6,539 $1.19M
Utah 6,489 $1.16M
Nevada 6,367 $1.12M
Idaho 5,058 $810K
Montana 4,686 $751K
Rhode Island 4,354 $663K
South Dakota 4,282 $639K
New Hampshire 3,586 $645K
Wyoming 3,288 $535K
North Dakota 3,148 $512K
Delaware 2,781 $595K
Vermont 2,013 $389K
Alaska 943 $188K
District of Columbia 943 $169K
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 BONIVA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SURYA SEKAR M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

ELMHURST

New York

LUIS BIELER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CHRISTOPHER NGUYEN DO MD A PROFESSIONAL CORPOR

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

DAVID BRISTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMARILLO

Texas

OAKLEY JORDAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

FREDDY GATON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROBERTA

Georgia

PAUL DOHERTY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PALM SPRINGS

California

THOMAS MCCULLOH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

FUAD ASHKAR M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT SAVILLO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

GARY BLANCHARD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

HALAH AL-DADAH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE

Arkansas

MIRTHA BALCAZAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COTTONWOOD

California

TANIN PARICH MD

Claims Filled50

ALTON

Illinois

MICHAEL SHANAFELT D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KENT

Ohio

RICHARD MUSSER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DONIPHAN

Missouri

FRANCISCO SALCEDO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California

JOHN LE JEUNE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LONGVIEW

Texas

FREDERICK DIETZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ROCKFORD

Illinois

HOWARD SULS MD

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEDFORD

New Hampshire

BEHNAM KASHANCHI M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

BEVERLY HILLS

California

OLUSINA AKINDURO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DOTHAN

Alabama

WILLIAM MINOR DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOUNT MORRIS

Pennsylvania

YURI CABALLERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EL PASO

Texas

RORY ALLEN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DENTON

Texas