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SAVELLA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

60.9K
Medicare Part D Claims
$27M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 14,354 $1.9M
Florida 14,083 $1.88M
Texas 11,829 $1.59M
Ohio 10,668 $1.4M
New York 9,959 $1.27M
Missouri 9,315 $1.18M
North Carolina 8,081 $1.04M
Alabama 7,647 $928K
Indiana 7,445 $978K
Pennsylvania 7,351 $971K
Georgia 6,965 $890K
Illinois 6,206 $834K
Tennessee 6,168 $788K
Kentucky 5,188 $673K
Louisiana 4,858 $605K
Wisconsin 4,846 $631K
Virginia 4,720 $646K
Mississippi 4,704 $578K
Michigan 4,664 $648K
South Carolina 4,506 $586K
Arkansas 4,288 $551K
Arizona 3,774 $516K
New Jersey 3,640 $464K
Oklahoma 3,216 $437K
Massachusetts 2,853 $377K
West Virginia 2,844 $365K
Iowa 2,833 $360K
Kansas 2,787 $365K
Washington 2,495 $335K
Minnesota 2,242 $316K
Colorado 2,165 $301K
Maryland 1,943 $260K
Maine 1,703 $222K
Oregon 1,692 $238K
Connecticut 1,561 $206K
Nebraska 1,554 $194K
Idaho 1,301 $167K
Nevada 1,294 $176K
Utah 1,090 $150K
Puerto Rico 1,077 $125K
New Mexico 998 $129K
Rhode Island 830 $105K
New Hampshire 771 $100K
South Dakota 674 $88.5K
North Dakota 448 $59.5K
Hawaii 442 $59.6K
Montana 430 $58.3K
Delaware 414 $62.1K
Alaska 404 $49.4K
Vermont 301 $41.7K
Wyoming 292 $35.7K
District of Columbia 180 $22.8K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for SAVELLA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
VIRGILIO CHAN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

GREENWOOD

Indiana

TAMAR FERENCE M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

DEBORAH SLATER MSN, APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

FRANK HARPER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

MOUNT PLEASANT

South Carolina

RICHARD STROPP MD

Claims Filled50

NORTH PALM BEACH

Florida

LUIS ACOSTA M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled50

EL PASO

Texas

JASON GUTHRIE M.D

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

BRIAN TSANG M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

BILOXI

Mississippi

NANCY MALONEY M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

BEND

Oregon

CHARLES BONNER MD, MS, CRP

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Virginia

ORVILLE CERNA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PECOS

Texas

CHARLES VALONE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FREMONT

Ohio

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

STEPHEN WADE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

UTICA

New York

DENNIS PARTEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MONETTE

Arkansas

REX GALLEMORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEOSHO

Missouri

ROBERT VISSING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TOWSON

Maryland

GEORGE ALCORN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

MADISON

Indiana

WAGDY KADES M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

LOS ANGELES

California

JOE OTHMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

LEWISBURG

West Virginia

YUSUF CHAUDHRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

FESTUS

Missouri

EDWARD HILL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

CHRISTIAN BLANKERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

PRAIRIE GROVE

Arkansas

MONA TOMESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

STEELE

Missouri

PAUL AZIMOV D.O.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled51

CHICOPEE

Massachusetts