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Prescriber Checkup

AZOR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

340K
Medicare Part D Claims
$62.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 50,180 $8.41M
New York 35,352 $6.55M
Florida 30,078 $5.66M
Texas 23,889 $4.69M
New Jersey 20,844 $4.47M
Pennsylvania 18,303 $3.25M
North Carolina 12,511 $2.13M
Georgia 11,937 $2.02M
Ohio 11,149 $2.1M
Louisiana 10,802 $1.76M
Illinois 9,736 $1.89M
Mississippi 7,592 $1.19M
Tennessee 7,175 $1.29M
Connecticut 6,811 $1.44M
Indiana 5,780 $1.14M
Kentucky 5,762 $1.14M
Michigan 5,585 $1.17M
South Carolina 5,570 $993K
Virginia 5,565 $1.04M
Arizona 4,859 $1.04M
Missouri 4,752 $843K
Alabama 4,556 $748K
Maryland 4,344 $969K
West Virginia 4,173 $762K
Arkansas 4,025 $642K
Oklahoma 3,409 $633K
Wisconsin 2,938 $556K
Hawaii 2,852 $524K
Kansas 1,867 $352K
Massachusetts 1,755 $326K
Washington 1,712 $342K
Colorado 1,407 $278K
Nebraska 1,387 $246K
Rhode Island 1,337 $220K
Nevada 1,178 $246K
Oregon 1,154 $224K
Delaware 1,150 $280K
Iowa 973 $169K
Utah 741 $156K
District of Columbia 675 $130K
Maine 660 $134K
Idaho 636 $124K
New Mexico 627 $134K
Minnesota 588 $128K
South Dakota 467 $88.4K
North Dakota 339 $61.6K
Wyoming 315 $56.4K
New Hampshire 296 $57.7K
Montana 192 $36.4K
Vermont 99 $23.5K
Alaska 51 $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 AZOR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,569

LOS ANGELES

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled837

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled817

LOS ANGELES

California

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled714

LOS ANGELES

California

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled674

MONTEREY PARK

California

CHUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled494

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled481

LOS ANGELES

California

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled454

CERRITOS

California

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled441

ALHAMBRA

California

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled374

GARDEN GROVE

California

THANH NGUYEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled373

GARDEN GROVE

California

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled345

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEXANDER SALERNO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled326

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled326

MONTEREY PARK

California

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

LOS ANGELES

California

HUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled291

GARDEN GROVE

California

HOA NGUYEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

WESTMINSTER

California

TAO DUONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled277

WESTMINSTER

California

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

LOS ANGELES

California

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

BEVERLY HILLS

California

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled261

WESTLAND

Michigan

RAHAT ABBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

BELLE GLADE

Florida

VUONG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

GARDEN GROVE

California

RICARDO MACHADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled249

HIALEAH

Florida

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

LOS ANGELES

California