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BONIVA

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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
ANGEL VIDAL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled396

MIAMI

Florida

ALI FADEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled388

DEARBORN

Michigan

MICHAEL LANGENFELD M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled387

GLENWOOD

Iowa

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled386

GLENDALE

California

LUDMILA GUDZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled383

UNION

New Jersey

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled378

GLENDALE

California

TUOC DUONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled376

WESTMINSTER

California

YOUNG LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled373

FEDERAL WAY

Washington

YI WANG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled370

CITY OF INDUSTRY

California

JACLYNN DO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled363

GARDEN GROVE

California

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled361

FLUSHING

New York

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled360

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

LOI LUU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled356

WESTMINSTER

California

PAUL CHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled352

ANAHEIM

California

JOEL MELAMED MD

General Practice

Claims Filled350

SOUTHBURY

Connecticut

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled348

REGO PARK

New York

LIDIA PETERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled346

SELINGSGROVE

Pennsylvania

RAMON PINEDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

PASADENA

Texas

HUAN D LE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

WESTMINSTER

California

NGOC AN PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled342

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LIZET VIDAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled340

MIAMI SPRINGS

Florida

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled337

UNION CITY

New Jersey

SHIN KANG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled336

LOS ANGELES

California

JAVIER SAENZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled336

LA JOYA

Texas

JORGE ROBLES MD FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled336

EL CENTRO

California