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BISOPROLOL FUMARATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

557K
Medicare Part D Claims
$22.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 46,238 $2M
California 40,144 $1.89M
New York 40,015 $1.61M
Texas 38,546 $1.64M
Kentucky 33,008 $1.13M
Pennsylvania 28,536 $1.04M
North Carolina 23,749 $867K
Alabama 22,210 $818K
New Jersey 20,761 $964K
Georgia 18,125 $683K
Illinois 17,316 $787K
Louisiana 17,271 $535K
Ohio 15,919 $682K
Rhode Island 15,763 $528K
Nebraska 15,615 $496K
Michigan 14,309 $634K
Tennessee 13,191 $502K
Iowa 12,705 $457K
Virginia 9,729 $407K
Indiana 9,377 $381K
Wisconsin 9,179 $397K
Kansas 7,734 $302K
Oklahoma 7,404 $312K
Washington 6,471 $286K
Massachusetts 6,050 $231K
Arkansas 5,826 $191K
South Carolina 5,360 $208K
Arizona 5,303 $249K
Missouri 5,127 $199K
Maryland 4,692 $243K
Nevada 4,162 $171K
Colorado 3,885 $175K
Mississippi 3,581 $118K
Delaware 3,368 $162K
Idaho 3,366 $144K
Oregon 3,356 $137K
West Virginia 2,474 $86.6K
Hawaii 2,390 $93.2K
New Hampshire 2,231 $98.4K
Connecticut 2,072 $102K
Minnesota 1,827 $84K
Montana 1,533 $59K
South Dakota 1,075 $43.6K
Maine 1,020 $56.1K
Utah 1,003 $45.9K
North Dakota 975 $34.2K
New Mexico 782 $33.8K
Alaska 736 $29.9K
Wyoming 508 $22.1K
Vermont 441 $21.1K
District of Columbia 258 $12.6K
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 BISOPROLOL FUMARATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,147

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

JOAQUIN MARTINEZ-ARRARAS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,133

AMARILLO

Texas

MELISSA WALTON-SHIRLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled856

GLASGOW

Kentucky

MIROSLAW SOCHANSKI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled818

CHICAGO

Illinois

DOUGLAS WELSH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled752

NORFOLK

Nebraska

THOMAS BRANDT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled741

COUNCIL BLUFFS

Iowa

RICHARD COHN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled668

TUCSON

Arizona

JOSEPH MAZZA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled637

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

DWAYNE SCHMIDT M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled626

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JAMES WHITESIDE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled615

GLASGOW

Kentucky

JEFFREY BOYD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled589

AMES

Iowa

KIRIT DESAI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled530

WOONSOCKET

Rhode Island

MIGUEL CASTELLANOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled526

ORANGE

Texas

ANTHONY RAGUSA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled525

ROCHESTER

New York

MICHAEL MERHIGE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled509

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

WILLIAM TRAVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled500

GLASGOW

Kentucky

MARK BRAUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled495

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

DEAN KEREIAKES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled488

CINCINNATI

Ohio

IAN GILSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled474

GLASGOW

Kentucky

JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled473

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

DALPINDER SANDHU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled454

FRESNO

California

KAREN SMALL MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled454

GLASGOW

Kentucky

HANY SHANOUDY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled451

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

HUAN D LE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled447

WESTMINSTER

California

STEVEN KOROTKIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled444

BINGHAM FARMS

Michigan