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SAVELLA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

224K
Medicare Part D Claims
$34.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 16,190 $2.52M
Florida 15,588 $2.44M
Texas 13,640 $2.15M
Ohio 10,691 $1.67M
Missouri 10,580 $1.57M
New York 10,195 $1.51M
North Carolina 8,574 $1.31M
Indiana 8,118 $1.29M
Alabama 7,935 $1.13M
Pennsylvania 7,514 $1.17M
Georgia 7,165 $1.09M
Illinois 6,738 $1.06M
Tennessee 6,733 $1.03M
Louisiana 5,992 $881K
Kentucky 5,725 $891K
Wisconsin 5,714 $885K
Arkansas 4,982 $753K
Mississippi 4,972 $730K
Virginia 4,863 $803K
Michigan 4,810 $828K
South Carolina 4,551 $700K
Arizona 4,178 $683K
New Jersey 3,807 $617K
Oklahoma 3,699 $580K
Kansas 3,267 $503K
Iowa 3,121 $475K
Massachusetts 3,117 $475K
Colorado 2,731 $441K
West Virginia 2,628 $410K
Washington 2,544 $414K
Minnesota 2,531 $424K
Oregon 2,109 $339K
Maryland 2,067 $337K
Connecticut 1,946 $329K
Maine 1,777 $286K
Nebraska 1,763 $256K
Nevada 1,638 $244K
Utah 1,469 $240K
Idaho 1,467 $224K
New Mexico 1,017 $154K
New Hampshire 947 $146K
South Dakota 755 $116K
Rhode Island 743 $116K
Alaska 542 $72.8K
Montana 529 $78.3K
North Dakota 497 $72.7K
Hawaii 459 $75.5K
Vermont 388 $58.9K
Delaware 361 $67.8K
Wyoming 309 $46.5K
District of Columbia 142 $20.1K
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 SAVELLA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THOMAS ROMANO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled349

LOS ANGELES

California

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled330

MOBILE

Alabama

SHAILESH UPADHYAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled264

ANNISTON

Alabama

LARRY NEUMAN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled259

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERT JACKSON D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled254

MEMPHIS

Missouri

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled248

SAGINAW

Michigan

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled244

LOS ANGELES

California

YUCHUN HAN M.D. & PH.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled211

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

NAJEEB GHAUSSY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled190

CLYDE

North Carolina

JOHN MARSHALL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled185

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

KENNETH ANDERSON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled173

SHERMAN

Texas

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled170

LOS ANGELES

California

RAVI BHALLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled159

PEORIA

Arizona

DENNIS OZMENT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled154

QUINCY

Illinois

WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled153

VALDOSTA

Georgia

HOWARD FEINBERG DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled153

ASHLAND

Kentucky

JEFFREY VOREIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

WETUMPKA

Alabama

BEATA FILIP-MAJEWSKI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled141

JONESBORO

Arkansas

NEHAL MODH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled139

FESTUS

Missouri

TIMOTHY PETERS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled134

REDDING

California

VIJAYABHANU MAHADEVAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled129

PEORIA

Arizona

MICHAEL KELLER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled126

SAN DIEGO

California

KENT PARTAIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled124

MENASHA

Wisconsin

ANDREW KOWAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled121

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts