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Prescriber Checkup » METHYLPREDNISOLONE

METHYLPREDNISOLONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

2.68M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 116 of 3238

$67M
Retail Cost

Rank: 293 of 3238

2,045,638
Patients

Rank: 40 of 3238

305,553
Prescribers

Rank: 50 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 255,908 337,701 $8.27M
Texas 179,187 230,554 $5.44M
Pennsylvania 111,729 147,983 $3.8M
New York 99,264 133,332 $3.76M
Ohio 102,521 131,593 $3.17M
California 97,322 124,972 $3.6M
Tennessee 82,410 106,361 $2.52M
Georgia 78,322 101,437 $2.46M
Michigan 74,621 96,813 $2.41M
Illinois 70,542 91,973 $2.28M
Alabama 64,630 85,252 $2.05M
New Jersey 63,363 84,550 $2.18M
Kentucky 56,248 73,648 $1.76M
Missouri 53,632 68,125 $1.63M
Indiana 50,813 65,279 $1.62M
North Carolina 51,920 64,872 $1.59M
Louisiana 49,522 64,033 $1.5M
Arizona 42,103 52,413 $1.24M
Oklahoma 39,393 50,959 $1.25M
Virginia 37,790 47,428 $1.18M
Mississippi 33,800 42,959 $1.01M
Arkansas 26,682 33,781 $820K
Maryland 26,185 33,602 $864K
South Carolina 25,831 32,135 $804K
West Virginia 21,937 28,630 $693K
Nevada 19,838 26,384 $613K
Massachusetts 19,841 26,254 $763K
Wisconsin 19,578 24,465 $615K
Connecticut 18,551 24,280 $646K
Minnesota 18,299 23,314 $605K
Washington 16,623 20,899 $548K
Kansas 16,729 20,698 $497K
Colorado 13,966 17,658 $449K
Iowa 12,955 15,678 $375K
Nebraska 9,172 11,226 $270K
Oregon 7,999 9,990 $284K
Utah 7,324 9,364 $252K
New Mexico 6,972 8,867 $236K
New Hampshire 5,826 7,717 $224K
Delaware 5,895 7,238 $179K
Idaho 5,800 7,104 $174K
Rhode Island 5,280 6,594 $163K
Montana 4,932 6,178 $166K
Maine 4,535 5,834 $153K
South Dakota 4,674 5,806 $139K
Hawaii 2,895 3,648 $110K
Wyoming 2,647 3,241 $78.2K
North Dakota 2,599 3,209 $79.8K
Vermont 1,897 2,466 $67.1K
District of Columbia 1,745 2,102 $56.5K
Alaska 814 964 $23.9K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for METHYLPREDNISOLONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HOWARD OFFENBERG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled887

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

FREDERICK MURPHY DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled834

DUNCANSVILLE

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN SOLOWAY M.D.,FACP.,FACR.,CCD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled679

VINELAND

New Jersey

ROGER WANG D.O.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled630

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JOHN IM D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled612

THE VILLAGES

Florida

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled601

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO LUGLIANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled598

LONG BEACH

California

OLUWOLE AKISANYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled590

GADSDEN

Alabama

MICHELLE SPUZA MILORD MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled587

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

BRUCE BERENSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled537

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

EDWARD WHELAN MD

Orthopaedic Trauma

Claims Filled534

SAVANNAH

Georgia

STANLEY SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled530

NEWNAN

Georgia

JAMES WADE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled530

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

RAMESH KUMAR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled521

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

APURVA SHAH MD MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled499

LARGO

Florida

MICHAEL BABILONIA ROMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled498

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ARTHUR FRIEDMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled493

COMMACK

New York

MOHAMMAD CHAUDHRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

UNION CITY

New Jersey

AFTAB KHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled471

DAVENPORT

Florida

JOHN BATISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled469

SPRING HILL

Florida

AUDREY RUBANO NP

Claims Filled459

VINELAND

New Jersey

MICHAEL BRASFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled457

JASPER

Alabama

GINDER MARSHALL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled456

INGLEWOOD

California

MICHAEL STROBBE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled455

PORT RICHEY

Florida

FELIPE RUBIO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled453

MIAMISBURG

Ohio