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Prescriber Checkup » METHYLPREDNISOLONE

METHYLPREDNISOLONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.18M
Medicare Part D Claims
$55.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 268,116 $6.72M
Texas 181,665 $4.45M
Pennsylvania 125,521 $3.2M
California 113,808 $3.68M
Ohio 111,648 $2.68M
New York 102,092 $2.93M
Tennessee 87,704 $2.1M
Georgia 82,342 $2M
Illinois 80,526 $2.04M
New Jersey 71,717 $1.89M
Michigan 70,217 $1.78M
Alabama 66,269 $1.62M
Kentucky 62,940 $1.52M
Missouri 58,691 $1.43M
Louisiana 57,245 $1.39M
Indiana 51,650 $1.29M
North Carolina 50,046 $1.29M
Oklahoma 46,252 $1.16M
Mississippi 41,751 $993K
Arizona 41,422 $968K
Virginia 40,293 $1.03M
Arkansas 29,673 $733K
South Carolina 27,455 $696K
West Virginia 26,311 $637K
Maryland 26,245 $690K
Massachusetts 22,332 $654K
Minnesota 21,240 $572K
Wisconsin 21,026 $536K
Nevada 20,987 $502K
Connecticut 20,293 $553K
Washington 18,686 $504K
Kansas 17,723 $428K
Colorado 14,281 $357K
Iowa 13,856 $342K
Nebraska 9,611 $238K
Oregon 9,181 $271K
New Mexico 8,035 $212K
Utah 7,867 $220K
Idaho 6,781 $179K
New Hampshire 6,547 $187K
Montana 6,051 $166K
Rhode Island 5,736 $148K
Maine 5,493 $158K
South Dakota 5,037 $125K
Delaware 4,882 $123K
Hawaii 3,848 $121K
Wyoming 3,423 $85.8K
North Dakota 2,759 $71.2K
Vermont 2,612 $73.7K
District of Columbia 1,253 $32.7K
Alaska 933 $24.5K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for METHYLPREDNISOLONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KIMBERLEY WILSON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ATLANTA

Georgia

THADDEUS ZAMIROWSKI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DES PLAINES

Illinois

KEVIN SAHLI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MECHANICSVILLE

Virginia

CHERYL CLEVENGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEXARKANA

Texas

CLIFFORD DOUGLAS MD, PH.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled50

RIVERSIDE

California

DMITRIY ELKIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York

MATTHEW BEUERLEIN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

LIBERTY

Missouri

DAVID LEIBOWITZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WARREN

Rhode Island

NORMAN HOLZBERG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

WEST ORANGE

New Jersey

ALAN SWEENEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEMOYNE

Pennsylvania

RANDAL SUGERMAN MD

Surgery

Claims Filled50

MACON

Georgia

CHARLYNN JOHNSON FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

SAVANNAH

Tennessee

ARISTIDES MARTINEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

DAVID TATE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

KAPLAN

Louisiana

HECTOR PAVON M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CADIZ

Kentucky

BRYAN WAXMAN MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

BANNOCKBURN

Illinois

JEFFREY VASTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TRINITY

Florida

JAMES KNEFF MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT STEWART

Georgia

CHARLES FUTRELL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HENDERSON

Kentucky

RAYMOND BROUGHTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

IRVINGTON

Alabama

ASHUTOSH PRADHAN MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

WES ALLISON MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

BRUCE RUSSELL MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

SUMITON

Alabama

DAVID BRISTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMARILLO

Texas

DANIEL TORRES M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

OAK PARK

Illinois