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Prescriber Checkup

K-TAB

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

219K
Medicare Part D Claims
$7.06M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 121,853 $4.11M
Colorado 21,919 $608K
Oregon 21,373 $694K
Washington 19,242 $555K
Florida 7,311 $126K
Georgia 6,975 $178K
Ohio 4,667 $153K
Hawaii 3,996 $110K
Maryland 3,496 $83.9K
Virginia 1,034 $25.7K
District of Columbia 915 $21.4K
Pennsylvania 542 $47.7K
New Jersey 495 $41.2K
Arizona 436 $21.6K
New York 366 $19.5K
Missouri 329 $20.4K
Michigan 324 $19.1K
Texas 303 $17.6K
Wisconsin 255 $14.7K
North Carolina 244 $14.7K
Tennessee 239 $16.4K
Nevada 227 $9,049
Illinois 221 $16.4K
Indiana 216 $12.8K
Kentucky 195 $10.3K
Minnesota 184 $8,803
Alabama 164 $12.8K
South Carolina 158 $10.1K
Iowa 150 $6,874
Mississippi 115 $6,439
Utah 111 $4,993
Oklahoma 109 $4,971
Massachusetts 104 $8,261
New Hampshire 97 $2,454
Kansas 93 $6,668
North Dakota 89 $3,484
South Dakota 86 $4,714
Idaho 74 $3,017
Arkansas 72 $4,198
Montana 69 $3,269
Louisiana 65 $2,756
Connecticut 60 $4,471
Nebraska 51 $1,677
West Virginia 49 $3,308
New Mexico 38 $2,177
Alaska 30 $1,094
Delaware 15 $1,305
Wyoming 14 $262
Vermont 14 $392
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 K-TAB

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK WOZNIAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled271

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

DENNIS CHANNEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

PAUL BRENC M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled267

LONGVIEW

Washington

DEBORAH SAILLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled265

SALEM

Oregon

GLENN GREEDER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

PORTLAND

Oregon

SHERILYN SAVERY-PLUMMER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

FONTANA

California

TERRENCE BOLAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

PATRICIA JOHNSON NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled252

SAN DIEGO

California

MICHAEL FERRELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

LEV RASIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

FONTANA

California

CLIFF HWANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled244

FONTANA

California

CHARLES FOWLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled244

ATLANTA

Georgia

PETER TAKHAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled243

ANAHEIM

California

STEVEN GORDON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled242

HILLSBORO

Oregon

MARY SHEPARD M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled242

VANCOUVER

Washington

ANA TALAMO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

HARBOR CITY

California

SCOTT DUNLAP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

BEAVERTON

Oregon

DUANE COLLINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

FONTANA

California

ALBERT LUH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled233

LONGVIEW

Washington

THOMAS BEAVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

PORTLAND

Oregon

JOHN BOUCHER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

LONGVIEW

Washington

MARK PTASKIEWICZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

PAGE DARDIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

BEAVERTON

Oregon

TONY CHO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

FONTANA

California

EDWARD MILCARSKY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

EDGEWATER

Florida