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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
RONALD BOOKHART MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

LITHONIA

Georgia

RICHARD SEGAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

HARBOR CITY

California

RENEE MICIELLI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

NORSE BEAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

TERRI RICHARDSON

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

DENVER

Colorado

DAVID YOUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

VANCOUVER

Washington

MARLENE DICRISTINA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

LONGVIEW

Washington

MIKAL RAHMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

LONGVIEW

Washington

RONALD COLLINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

DOWNEY

California

KISHOR SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

HARBOR CITY

California

JOSHUA MEADOR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

SALEM

Oregon

CHRISTOPHER CALAWA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

MARTHA ARGUELLO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled209

PALM COAST

Florida

DEREK LI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

FONTANA

California

NADIA DAVIS M.D,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

VANCOUVER

Washington

ANNE JUURMA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

SALEM

Oregon

SCOTT BISBING DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

VANCOUVER

Washington

LENARD SILVERMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

ALPHARETTA

Georgia

CARMELO MEJIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

SALEM

Oregon

JAMES MORGENSTERN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

FONTANA

California

JONATHAN LEE M D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

ALAN GELMAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled200

BELLFLOWER

California

HEIDI HODGE M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled199

LONGVIEW

Washington

BENNETT GROSS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

SAN DIEGO

California

EDWARD IM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

FONTANA

California