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NIASPAN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.71M
Medicare Part D Claims
$360M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 158,839 $33.8M
Texas 118,278 $25.2M
Florida 115,980 $25.3M
New York 104,951 $21.8M
Pennsylvania 102,380 $20.5M
Illinois 80,066 $16.3M
North Carolina 75,370 $14.5M
Ohio 72,667 $15.9M
Georgia 62,438 $12.7M
Wisconsin 52,718 $12.1M
New Jersey 49,493 $12.3M
Tennessee 46,727 $9.02M
Kentucky 45,262 $8.73M
Michigan 43,082 $10.7M
Missouri 43,053 $7.76M
Virginia 42,909 $9.39M
Indiana 38,960 $8.53M
South Carolina 31,014 $6.22M
Washington 30,245 $6.92M
Alabama 26,353 $4.64M
Louisiana 26,118 $4.47M
Arizona 23,395 $5.41M
Iowa 22,891 $4.39M
Massachusetts 22,623 $4.75M
Mississippi 22,538 $3.73M
Kansas 21,641 $4.03M
Oklahoma 21,356 $4.26M
West Virginia 20,811 $4.05M
Colorado 18,652 $4.66M
Minnesota 18,503 $4.66M
Arkansas 16,961 $2.7M
Oregon 16,012 $3.56M
Nebraska 15,738 $2.91M
Maryland 13,768 $3.55M
Connecticut 13,478 $3.23M
Nevada 11,987 $2.76M
New Mexico 8,261 $1.82M
Utah 7,517 $1.74M
Idaho 6,329 $1.33M
Maine 5,891 $1.49M
Hawaii 5,767 $1.24M
Rhode Island 5,761 $1.05M
Delaware 5,351 $1.55M
New Hampshire 4,697 $1.06M
South Dakota 3,813 $801K
North Dakota 2,600 $511K
Montana 2,451 $505K
Vermont 2,168 $549K
Wyoming 1,804 $346K
Alaska 1,647 $271K
District of Columbia 963 $179K
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 NIASPAN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FRANK MCGREW MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled902

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

AMY KINGMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled835

MACON

Georgia

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled695

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSE DEJESUS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled670

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

LLOYD MILLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled635

FLORENCE

South Carolina

JOHN NELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled631

FRESNO

California

MUSTAFA SIDALI DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled575

BELLEVILLE

New Jersey

ARUP ACHARI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled571

HOUSTON

Texas

ROBERT SCHUBERT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled550

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

DHARMESH PATEL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled534

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

RANDAL CASSLING MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled530

OMAHA

Nebraska

YOUSIF MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled509

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

CHRISTOPHER MCELROY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled497

EVANS

Georgia

URI GUEFEN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled490

CALEXICO

California

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled486

HAYTI

Missouri

INGRID ZUMARAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled477

SEMINOLE

Florida

DAVID MCDONALD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled476

PASADENTA

Texas

GABRIEL OJEDA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled468

LENOIR CITY

Tennessee

CHARLES BROCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled458

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

DONALD WURZBURG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled435

DALLAS

Texas

PATRICK COOK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled433

HOUSTON

Texas

PAUL VOELLER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled432

ASTORIA

Oregon

THOMAS ASHCOM M.D., PH.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled431

WICHITA

Kansas

KISHOR VORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled427

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

AILEEN WEDVIK ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled422

LAKEWOOD

Washington