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BICALUTAMIDE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

174K
Medicare Part D Claims
$21.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 38,535 $2.79M
Florida 24,544 $1.7M
New York 23,764 $2.27M
Pennsylvania 14,050 $1.15M
Texas 13,217 $979K
Ohio 11,809 $906K
Puerto Rico 10,497 $554K
Illinois 9,973 $639K
North Carolina 8,234 $524K
Georgia 8,163 $567K
New Jersey 8,125 $758K
Michigan 6,203 $585K
Alabama 5,650 $414K
Massachusetts 5,556 $635K
Tennessee 5,295 $428K
Virginia 5,294 $412K
Louisiana 5,072 $360K
Mississippi 5,030 $293K
Missouri 4,953 $347K
Wisconsin 4,398 $303K
Arizona 4,184 $287K
Minnesota 3,974 $237K
Kentucky 3,865 $309K
Washington 3,712 $245K
South Carolina 3,656 $300K
Indiana 3,597 $269K
Oregon 3,399 $253K
Iowa 3,141 $170K
Arkansas 3,055 $234K
Connecticut 2,987 $233K
Maryland 2,757 $245K
Colorado 2,718 $181K
Oklahoma 2,627 $234K
Kansas 2,277 $161K
Nebraska 2,115 $111K
Hawaii 1,905 $168K
West Virginia 1,748 $124K
Nevada 1,714 $195K
Rhode Island 1,673 $166K
New Mexico 1,553 $144K
Utah 1,258 $98.8K
Idaho 915 $75.3K
Maine 902 $80.6K
New Hampshire 744 $47.2K
Montana 688 $43.8K
District of Columbia 668 $59.2K
North Dakota 605 $29.4K
Vermont 565 $53.5K
South Dakota 563 $27.8K
Delaware 497 $59.5K
Wyoming 399 $29.4K
Alaska 159 $13.9K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for BICALUTAMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALFRED NEWMAN MD PHD

Urology

Claims Filled812

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

LUIS RANGEL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled571

HIALEAH

Florida

BRUCE JOSEPH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled348

BAKERSFIELD

California

ISRAEL BERGER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled341

SKOKIE

Illinois

EDUARDO GOMEZ MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled337

HIALEAH

Florida

JULIAN YONG MD

Urology

Claims Filled313

HIALEAH

Florida

THEODORE AFFUE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled312

EL CENTRO

California

BRAD WOLFSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled296

PALM SPRINGS

California

DANIEL SHASHA MD

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled276

NEW YORK

New York

UNNI MOOPPAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled265

BROOKLYN

New York

WINSTON HARRISON MD

Urology

Claims Filled258

COLUMBIA

Missouri

EDWARD ALEXSON M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled255

SANTA ANA

California

JASON PERELMAN

Urology

Claims Filled252

SUNRISE

Florida

GUILLERMO VAZQUEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled242

HIALEAH

Florida

YU HWONG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled234

SAN JOSE

California

HUEY LIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled231

SANTA ANA

California

MICHAEL DATTOLI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled226

SARASOTA

Florida

PATRICK WHERRY MD

Urology

Claims Filled217

SAN JOSE

California

SERGIO XIQUES M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled216

MIAMI

Florida

GHASSAN HAMADY MD

Urology

Claims Filled210

HIALEAH

Florida

GREGORY MERRICK MD

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled208

WHEELING

West Virginia

JORGE ECHENIQUE MD

Urology

Claims Filled205

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MARVIN STEIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled204

MARGATE

Florida

FELIX CHI-MIN YIP M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled203

MONTEREY PARK

California

JOHN STEEL M.D.

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled202

SUN CITY CENTER

Florida