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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
JOSEPH THORPE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled653

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOSE SANTIAGO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled652

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

JOSE PACHECO

Managed Care Organizations, Health Maintenance Organization

Claims Filled651

BINGHAMTON

New York

JOHN JAGGERS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled651

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled647

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

DONALD RABIL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled642

DURHAM

North Carolina

DARSHAK PANDYA DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled639

ROME

Georgia

RALPH BOURGEOIS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled638

HOUMA

Louisiana

MILLEDGE NEWTON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled636

VALDOSTA

Georgia

FABRICCIO LETELLIER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled633

PALMETTO BAY

Florida

BRETT GERSTENHABER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled633

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

SAFDAR KHAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled632

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

GORDON WARNER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled631

CULLMAN

Alabama

ROBERT FINEGAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled629

PALM SPRINGS

California

ANTHONY VACCA D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled628

MOUNT VERNON

Illinois

EMORY ROBINETTE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled628

ABINGDON

Virginia

MICHAEL MCCARTHY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled628

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MARIO MAGCALAS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled627

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

MARK WALD M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled627

SAINT PETERS

Missouri

GARY AGIA D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled626

SEWELL

New Jersey

NATHAN MULL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled626

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

VIJAY CHECHANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled621

ROSWELL

New Mexico

NANCY RECTOR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled619

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

THOMAS BAKER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled619

AMARILLO

Texas

BENSON HUANG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled615

LAREDO

Texas