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ACIPHEX

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

285K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 443 of 3238

$154M
Retail Cost

Rank: 149 of 3238

68,258
Patients

Rank: 459 of 3238

49,364
Prescribers

Rank: 389 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 14,336 47,367 $24.2M
New York 7,060 27,626 $17.9M
Pennsylvania 4,161 19,873 $10.1M
Florida 4,466 16,350 $9.29M
Texas 3,481 14,497 $7.49M
North Carolina 2,608 13,516 $6.39M
New Jersey 3,072 11,766 $7.36M
Wisconsin 1,681 7,456 $4.04M
Arizona 1,827 7,279 $4.19M
Illinois 1,521 6,808 $3.79M
Ohio 1,422 6,677 $3.64M
Connecticut 1,783 6,573 $4.22M
Georgia 1,289 6,006 $2.79M
Louisiana 1,074 5,721 $2.4M
Michigan 1,275 5,244 $3.35M
Oklahoma 1,050 5,214 $2.45M
Kentucky 977 4,642 $2.37M
Missouri 957 4,610 $2.17M
Virginia 1,120 4,411 $2.34M
Indiana 947 4,308 $2.4M
Tennessee 928 4,235 $2.05M
Minnesota 904 4,042 $2.5M
Maryland 1,027 3,959 $2.49M
Alabama 756 3,801 $1.59M
Oregon 783 3,748 $1.93M
South Carolina 781 3,188 $1.64M
Massachusetts 740 3,161 $1.85M
Washington 724 3,051 $1.87M
Iowa 514 2,986 $1.38M
Colorado 739 2,982 $1.63M
Nevada 520 2,131 $1.09M
Arkansas 426 2,025 $866K
Kansas 412 1,985 $926K
Mississippi 439 1,886 $772K
West Virginia 410 1,787 $871K
Nebraska 282 1,734 $801K
Hawaii 329 1,376 $739K
Utah 303 1,279 $721K
New Mexico 294 1,188 $694K
Maine 231 976 $670K
Idaho 188 893 $437K
South Dakota 145 835 $372K
Vermont 190 766 $436K
Rhode Island 180 749 $357K
Delaware 225 739 $567K
New Hampshire 166 709 $435K
Montana 122 531 $260K
North Dakota 81 420 $181K
District of Columbia 71 247 $144K
Wyoming 54 245 $119K
Alaska 41 231 $110K
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 ACIPHEX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAN GABRIEL

California

ARTHUR SCHMULEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

DANIEL MEGNA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

STATEN ISLAND

New York

JAI KIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RENSSELAER

New York

ROBERT GOLDBLATT MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

RYE BROOK

New York

KIM HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TULSA

Oklahoma

MARIA MOLINA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

RICHARD MOCCIA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

POMONA

New York

SAAD HABBA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

SUMMIT

New Jersey

ARISTOTLE MENDIOLA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

SAN FRANCISCO

California

BRUCE BRADLEY D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

MINAS KOCHUMIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

NORTHRIDGE

California

STEPHEN STEADY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

PETALUMA

California

ARA SOGHOMONIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

FRESNO

California

ERNEST RIBERA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

SAN MATEO

California

LESLIE LEWIS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

AMY SECOR NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled51

GENEVA

New York

BHASKARA REDDY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ELK GROVE

California

FARAZ BERJIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

BERKELEY

California

RICHARD MERCURIO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

STRICK WOODS

Specialist

Claims Filled52

FAIRFIELD

Connecticut

ELEONOR PIMENTEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RICHARD SADOWITZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

PAUL ORANGE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

FAYETTEVILLE

Pennsylvania

JAMES TOROSIS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

REDWOOD CITY

California