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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
HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

ROSEMEAD

California

YUNG CHUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled550

LOS ANGELES

California

HAN DUONG M.D.& D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled541

ROSEMEAD

California

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled520

MONTEREY PARK

California

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled501

EDINBURG

Texas

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled491

ROSEMEAD

California

MATIN SHARAFATKHAH M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled488

BROOKLYN

New York

HSIAO- FEN CHEN M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled479

SAN GABRIEL

California

ANTONIO CHAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled475

SAN JOSE

California

HIEU N TRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled460

WESTMINSTER

California

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled460

MIAMI

Florida

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled452

VAN NUYS

California

HEI KIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled447

LOS ANGELES

California

ALIREZA ETEMADI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled445

ALISO VIEJO

California

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled439

NEW YORK

New York

YONG CHUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled433

CHICAGO

Illinois

SIMON CHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled424

GRASS VALLEY

California

MOHSEN MOGHADDAM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled424

TARZANA

California

SONWOO LEE MD

Claims Filled416

LOS ANGELES

California

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled414

LOS ANGELES

California

NGAI NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled412

SAN JOSE

California

THUAN VO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled411

WESTMINSTER

California

KI SHIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

CHICAGO

Illinois

KOOK CHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled404

VAN NUYS

California

EDWARD AUSMAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled399

POLK

Pennsylvania