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OMEPRAZOLE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

32.3M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 6 of 3238

$643M
Retail Cost

Rank: 28 of 3238

6,381,404
Patients

Rank: 4 of 3238

468,856
Prescribers

Rank: 9 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 663,336 2,965,017 $59.2M
Florida 556,599 2,647,377 $53.6M
New York 443,642 2,161,520 $45.5M
Pennsylvania 317,999 1,760,857 $30.2M
Texas 331,755 1,481,325 $31.1M
Ohio 278,073 1,409,565 $35.7M
North Carolina 246,473 1,339,179 $25.6M
Michigan 256,588 1,079,217 $24.7M
Tennessee 178,653 937,892 $17.5M
Illinois 187,156 929,849 $19.2M
Massachusetts 162,336 856,511 $15.5M
Georgia 162,198 841,479 $15.6M
Alabama 142,399 794,825 $13.2M
Missouri 133,595 726,510 $13.3M
Kentucky 124,798 703,334 $14.7M
Indiana 135,640 683,879 $15.9M
Virginia 134,870 682,021 $14.6M
Wisconsin 126,071 646,872 $13.9M
Washington 132,832 622,058 $12M
New Jersey 136,468 613,579 $11.8M
Minnesota 127,866 605,227 $13.5M
Iowa 88,351 513,472 $9.07M
Mississippi 80,698 461,197 $6.99M
Arizona 108,433 456,963 $9.53M
South Carolina 91,999 453,545 $9.02M
Oregon 90,909 437,975 $8.75M
Louisiana 82,482 429,229 $7.79M
Oklahoma 81,651 414,668 $8.39M
Arkansas 74,753 413,728 $6.68M
Colorado 77,780 338,688 $8.31M
Kansas 57,399 308,107 $6.16M
West Virginia 55,082 298,353 $5.6M
Nebraska 43,647 259,891 $4.48M
Connecticut 53,793 254,588 $5.29M
Maryland 56,615 243,074 $5.02M
Utah 48,463 220,690 $5.08M
Nevada 48,040 210,077 $4.4M
Rhode Island 32,587 190,686 $3.02M
Idaho 35,418 172,173 $3.83M
Maine 35,332 169,498 $3.33M
New Mexico 39,435 169,246 $3.66M
South Dakota 22,173 126,225 $2.57M
Montana 19,704 103,202 $1.81M
New Hampshire 21,483 101,534 $2.38M
North Dakota 18,264 97,656 $1.67M
Hawaii 18,104 80,902 $1.57M
Vermont 14,833 69,494 $1.38M
Delaware 17,384 69,020 $1.65M
Wyoming 7,839 40,847 $777K
Alaska 5,473 33,195 $506K
District of Columbia 5,755 25,455 $423K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,943

HICKORY

North Carolina

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,940

HIALEAH

Florida

REINALDO PAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,939

HIALEAH

Florida

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,936

MIAMI

Florida

ORLANDO ESPINOZA M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,931

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

DONALD PILAND M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,914

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,909

MIAMI

Florida

YUNEISY DELGADO RODRIGUES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,904

MIAMI

Florida

ARTURO LOGRONO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,897

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,888

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,887

HONOLULU

Hawaii

LEOPOLDO FORMOSO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,867

MIAMI

Florida

DIEGO PEREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,860

MAYWOOD

Illinois

JAVID YADEGAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,848

BROOKLYN

New York

SAMVEL HMAYAKYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,847

GLENDALE

California

DEBRA BALKMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,841

ORLANDO

Florida

TODD FARRER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,837

BAKERSFIELD

California

GEORGE FIELDS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,835

SANTA ANA

California

CRISTOBAL TOLON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,834

MIAMI

Florida

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,828

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

DONALD QUINN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,825

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MERCEDES FERRERAS

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled1,824

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,818

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,813

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

INES BRACERAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,801

MIAMI

Florida