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SPIRIVA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

5.24M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.59B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 462,527 $148M
New York 393,774 $118M
Pennsylvania 330,389 $96M
Florida 292,367 $90.1M
Texas 248,298 $77.2M
Ohio 235,707 $73.5M
North Carolina 200,742 $57.2M
Illinois 198,258 $61.2M
Tennessee 184,503 $53.6M
Michigan 183,228 $60.3M
New Jersey 150,753 $47.8M
Georgia 142,162 $40.8M
Missouri 141,534 $40.3M
Massachusetts 138,869 $40.8M
Virginia 125,977 $38M
Kentucky 120,642 $35.2M
Indiana 119,347 $36.9M
Washington 104,685 $31.8M
Alabama 90,907 $25.6M
Wisconsin 84,522 $25.4M
South Carolina 82,304 $24.1M
Louisiana 81,235 $23.4M
Minnesota 80,122 $25.8M
Arizona 79,404 $26M
Connecticut 77,748 $24.7M
Oklahoma 71,894 $21.2M
Iowa 64,587 $18.3M
Oregon 64,556 $19.6M
Maryland 60,891 $20.5M
Colorado 60,862 $19.6M
West Virginia 58,135 $17.1M
Arkansas 57,113 $15.9M
Maine 49,568 $16M
Mississippi 48,964 $13.7M
Kansas 43,891 $12.9M
Nevada 39,307 $12.5M
Nebraska 31,943 $9.04M
Rhode Island 31,701 $8.65M
New Mexico 24,704 $7.75M
New Hampshire 22,095 $6.9M
Idaho 22,066 $6.49M
Utah 19,556 $6.08M
Montana 18,016 $5.29M
Delaware 15,319 $5.3M
Vermont 15,007 $4.93M
Hawaii 14,935 $4.74M
South Dakota 14,779 $4.31M
North Dakota 14,274 $4.09M
Wyoming 8,933 $2.7M
District of Columbia 7,041 $2.04M
Alaska 6,500 $2.07M
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 SPIRIVA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL DIMEO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled964

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

GILBERT WITTE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled956

OLEAN

New York

SHAMIM NAJEEBI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled951

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

ANDREW GOLDBERG MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled949

NORMAN

Oklahoma

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled935

LOS ANGELES

California

AKLILU DEGENE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled931

HARRISONBURG

Virginia

KENNETH SHA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled919

FLUSHING

New York

RICHARD DELUCA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled918

BRONX

New York

SHERIF SHERIF MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled897

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

THEODORE MCLEMORE M.D. PH.D

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled884

PARIS

Texas

THOMAS CHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled862

NEW YORK

New York

JOSEPH KUEI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled856

MONTEREY PARK

California

SANDRA SCHULDHEISZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled849

SOMERSET

Kentucky

JASON KARP MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled849

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

ANEES ARSHAD MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled848

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

KENNETH WAYNE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled848

OTTUMWA

Iowa

FERNANDO MARTINEZ CATINCHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled833

HIALEAH

Florida

STEVEN KRAKER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled830

HOLLAND

Michigan

RICHARD KRINSKY DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled829

TORRINGTON

Connecticut

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled801

WESTLAND

Michigan

FRANCIS LEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled798

BELPRE

Ohio

DAVID WILSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled793

COLUMBUS

Indiana

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled793

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

STEPHEN CHEN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled793

MONTEREY PARK

California

FREDRIC KULLBERG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled789

ROCKFORD

Illinois