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ACIPHEX

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

371K
Medicare Part D Claims
$147M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 109,044 $39.7M
Pennsylvania 23,159 $8.78M
New York 21,121 $8.71M
Florida 18,521 $7.66M
North Carolina 12,870 $4.92M
Texas 12,760 $5.03M
New Jersey 12,032 $5.95M
Connecticut 10,523 $4.88M
Wisconsin 9,615 $4.07M
Arizona 9,475 $4.22M
Illinois 7,691 $3.28M
Ohio 7,041 $2.94M
Louisiana 6,963 $2.29M
Georgia 6,785 $2.48M
Oklahoma 6,685 $2.4M
Missouri 5,918 $2.16M
Michigan 5,631 $2.72M
Kentucky 5,455 $2.19M
Virginia 5,341 $2.05M
Tennessee 4,915 $1.88M
Oregon 4,851 $2.04M
Minnesota 4,721 $2.38M
Massachusetts 4,614 $1.98M
Indiana 4,397 $1.79M
Maryland 4,339 $2.14M
South Carolina 3,977 $1.54M
Washington 3,934 $1.86M
Colorado 3,529 $1.47M
Alabama 3,363 $1.14M
Nevada 3,163 $1.2M
Mississippi 2,931 $947K
Iowa 2,829 $1.05M
West Virginia 2,752 $1.01M
Arkansas 2,483 $855K
Kansas 2,198 $843K
Nebraska 1,796 $658K
Hawaii 1,759 $831K
New Mexico 1,717 $829K
Utah 1,708 $733K
Rhode Island 1,341 $468K
Vermont 1,243 $525K
Maine 1,155 $593K
Idaho 1,088 $437K
South Dakota 933 $331K
New Hampshire 657 $312K
Delaware 635 $346K
Montana 615 $251K
North Dakota 453 $181K
Wyoming 321 $130K
District of Columbia 211 $95.2K
Alaska 186 $89.5K
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 ACIPHEX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

MICHAEL ZELMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

SANTA MONICA

California

VICTOR LYAPIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled175

COLUSA

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled174

SAN GABRIEL

California

KWOK-LEUNG CHUNG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled171

MONTEREY PARK

California

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled171

LOS ANGELES

California

MIN CHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

LOS ANGELES

California

SAMVEL HMAYAKYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

GLENDALE

California

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled165

CERRITOS

California

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled164

LOS ANGELES

California

KOOK CHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

VAN NUYS

California

ILYA GELMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled160

LOS ANGELES

California

LAURI AN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

LOS ANGELES

California

HAGOP BEZIKIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

LOS ANGELES

California

FIRMIN HO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled157

LOS ANGELES

California

VALERY SHULMAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled156

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

THUAN VO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

WESTMINSTER

California

ELENA CHETVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

NICK LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

LOS ANGELES

California

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

GLENDALE

California

BORIS SHEMER M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled151

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MARK DOSCH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled151

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

KESHENG WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

WHITTIER

California

MINAS KOCHUMIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

NORTHRIDGE

California

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

ENCINO

California