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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
VIVIAN CHAO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

MARILAVINIA JONES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

ATLANTA

Georgia

MAY WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

BELLFLOWER

California

WILLIAM FLEURY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

HARBOR CITY

California

AUGUSTO DE LEON M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled178

PALM COAST

Florida

SUSAN PETERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled178

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

RAYMOND DOH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

LOS ANGELES

California

GLENN GASTINEAU D. O.

Claims Filled175

CROW AGENCY

Montana

JOHN ALFERES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

PORTLAND

Oregon

MARK HARVEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled174

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

MERRILL AHRENS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

PORTLAND

Oregon

HYUN CHO-STEINBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

ATLANTA

Georgia

GEORGE MALLOUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

LOS ANGELES

California

KENNETH NUDELMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

LOS ANGELES

California

ERIC LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

LOS ANGELES

California

SAMUEL WASMANN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

BEAVERTON

Oregon

XIANGHONG ZHU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

TUALATIN

Oregon

GREGORY RUBIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled169

PORTLAND

Oregon

AMARDEEP SAHOTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled169

ENCINITAS

California

JANE FEALY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

BELLFLOWER

California

KENOYE UKU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN SHAW MD

Claims Filled167

LONGVIEW

Washington

LING CHU

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

HEIDI CHANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

SALLY MONKEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

FONTANA

California