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Prescriber Checkup » SPIRIVA

SPIRIVA

Prevents the symptoms of bronchospasm caused by emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). This medicine is a bronchodilator. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.95M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.29B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 427,256 $122M
New York 364,324 $97.1M
Pennsylvania 306,466 $79.7M
Florida 257,102 $70M
Texas 232,838 $63.6M
Ohio 217,726 $60.3M
Illinois 186,040 $49.9M
North Carolina 183,216 $46.1M
Tennessee 173,840 $44.1M
Michigan 156,145 $44.5M
Missouri 129,583 $32.5M
Georgia 127,720 $32.6M
Massachusetts 126,743 $33.2M
New Jersey 126,602 $34.1M
Virginia 114,502 $30.5M
Kentucky 112,903 $29.1M
Indiana 110,126 $29.7M
Washington 95,674 $25.9M
Alabama 83,436 $20.7M
South Carolina 74,505 $19.1M
Minnesota 74,099 $20.6M
Arizona 73,301 $21.2M
Wisconsin 72,572 $19.1M
Louisiana 70,606 $18.2M
Oklahoma 66,761 $17.4M
Connecticut 65,976 $17.9M
Oregon 59,015 $16M
Iowa 58,799 $14.7M
Maryland 55,440 $16.5M
Colorado 54,060 $15.9M
West Virginia 52,604 $13.7M
Arkansas 51,830 $12.7M
Maine 45,858 $12.9M
Mississippi 44,593 $11M
Kansas 42,447 $11M
Puerto Rico 36,234 $8.83M
Nevada 36,213 $10M
Rhode Island 30,620 $7.43M
Nebraska 29,943 $7.51M
New Mexico 23,396 $6.49M
New Hampshire 20,854 $5.73M
Idaho 20,313 $5.24M
Utah 17,693 $4.83M
Montana 16,389 $4.24M
Vermont 14,315 $4M
Hawaii 13,940 $3.91M
South Dakota 13,495 $3.46M
Delaware 13,191 $4.03M
North Dakota 13,129 $3.33M
Wyoming 8,378 $2.25M
District of Columbia 6,053 $1.59M
Alaska 5,688 $1.6M
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 SPIRIVA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARIO MANGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled849

MIAMI

Florida

FRANK ARNAL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled817

JAMESTOWN

New York

ANDREW GOLDBERG MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled813

NORMAN

Oklahoma

AZIZ RAHMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled787

CENTRALIA

Illinois

WILLIAM CHINN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled786

COLUMBUS

Ohio

BRIAN KELLY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled782

HILLSBORO

Oregon

AKLILU DEGENE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled779

HARRISONBURG

Virginia

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled769

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

WILLIAM HENDERSON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled764

DANVILLE

Virginia

JOSEPH KUEI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled764

MONTEREY PARK

California

ERICK KIMMERLING D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled763

DALTON

Georgia

KHALID KHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled760

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

FRANCIS LEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled757

MARIETTA

Ohio

KENNETH WAYNE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled755

OTTUMWA

Iowa

JESUS SAHAD M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled754

AMARILLO

Texas

MICHAEL DIMEO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled750

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

MANDEEP BAKSHI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled750

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

KENNETH SHA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled747

FLUSHING

New York

SANDRA SCHULDHEISZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled746

SOMERSET

Kentucky

RAMARAO SURESH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled743

MONROE

North Carolina

FREDRIC KULLBERG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled738

ROCKFORD

Illinois

JAMES CARRUTH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled737

JACKSON

Tennessee

SHERIF SHERIF MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled732

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JOSE PACHECO

Managed Care Organizations, Health Maintenance Organization

Claims Filled721

BINGHAMTON

New York

FERNANDO MARTINEZ CATINCHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled720

HIALEAH

Florida