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OMEPRAZOLE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

29.3M
Medicare Part D Claims
$582M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 2,806,825 $55M
Florida 2,434,240 $46M
New York 1,886,529 $34.4M
Pennsylvania 1,674,263 $28.4M
Texas 1,308,982 $26.6M
Ohio 1,298,287 $35.5M
North Carolina 1,197,290 $26M
Michigan 941,597 $22.6M
Illinois 915,290 $18M
Tennessee 844,402 $15M
Massachusetts 772,602 $14M
Georgia 768,587 $13.8M
Missouri 692,238 $12.8M
Alabama 666,630 $11.1M
Kentucky 661,897 $13.5M
Virginia 638,342 $13.9M
Indiana 633,438 $14.5M
Wisconsin 617,782 $12.3M
Washington 597,439 $11.7M
Minnesota 588,378 $13.1M
New Jersey 577,677 $10M
Iowa 471,030 $8.63M
Mississippi 450,686 $7.01M
South Carolina 424,236 $8.05M
Arizona 419,156 $8.8M
Oregon 418,081 $9.01M
Oklahoma 408,379 $8.73M
Louisiana 399,136 $7.47M
Arkansas 372,362 $6.28M
Colorado 319,962 $7.32M
West Virginia 298,989 $5.47M
Kansas 287,971 $5.75M
Nebraska 246,102 $4.22M
Connecticut 230,700 $4.61M
Maryland 223,024 $4.43M
Utah 203,631 $4.93M
Nevada 199,563 $4.22M
Rhode Island 171,865 $3.56M
New Mexico 168,605 $3.81M
Idaho 165,272 $3.59M
Maine 164,722 $3.41M
South Dakota 116,543 $2.45M
Montana 95,659 $1.85M
New Hampshire 94,765 $2.04M
North Dakota 89,055 $1.58M
Hawaii 76,108 $2.15M
Vermont 68,514 $1.27M
Delaware 55,992 $1.23M
Wyoming 41,870 $817K
Alaska 33,040 $607K
District of Columbia 23,426 $386K
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 OMEPRAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DUANE FITCH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled2,028

WILSON

North Carolina

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,010

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

LEOPOLDO FORMOSO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,008

MIAMI

Florida

ARTURO LOGRONO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,005

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,003

WESTON

Massachusetts

ALONZO WILLIAMS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled2,001

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DAGOBERTO DE LA VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,981

MIAMI

Florida

JACQUELINE DIAZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,975

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,974

BROOKLYN

New York

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,960

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

ORLANDO RANGEL M.D. P.A.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,953

TAMPA

Florida

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,952

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

JAGDISH PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,950

CONNERSVILLE

Indiana

AHMAD IRFAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,939

WAYCROSS

Georgia

PARAMVIR RAHAL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,938

BAKERSFIELD

California

GLORIA CASAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,927

HIALEAH

Florida

GIGLIOLA ARNEJO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,925

HIALEAH

Florida

REINALDO PAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,910

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE GONZALEZ

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,908

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,905

MIAMI

Florida

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,881

TUCKER

Georgia

JON JACKSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,880

PORT ORANGE

Florida

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,869

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,866

HIALEAH

Florida

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,861

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee