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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
VICENTE GARCIA-ALVAREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,855

MIAMI

Florida

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,854

MIAMI

Florida

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,845

MIAMI

Florida

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,841

HIALEAH

Florida

IDAYLIS MORONO-PONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,825

MIAMI

Florida

ALBERTO ALONSO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,809

MIAMI

Florida

PANKAJ VYAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,808

BENSON

North Carolina

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,806

MIAMI

Florida

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,805

KING

North Carolina

JOSE GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,804

MIAMI

Florida

AUSBERTO BIANCHI MD

Claims Filled1,802

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN HAEBICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,801

CHICAGO

Illinois

MAYLI RODRIGUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,793

HIALEAH

Florida

RICHARD COLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,791

STUART

Virginia

ERNESTO GUERRA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,782

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JORGE ROBLES MD FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,780

EL CENTRO

California

RONALD GOLDBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,773

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,773

MIAMI

Florida

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,765

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

DONALD PILAND M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,763

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,761

WICHITA

Kansas

RUBEN AYALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,761

MIAMI

Florida

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,755

HIALEAH

Florida

YOSLAINE DIAZ M.D

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled1,751

WOODHAVEN

New York

VICTOR PADILLA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,750

HIALEAH

Florida