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SAVELLA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

234K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 481 of 3238

$43.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 405 of 3238

44,915
Patients

Rank: 538 of 3238

32,606
Prescribers

Rank: 474 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,166 16,372 $3.12M
Florida 3,396 15,493 $2.98M
Texas 3,197 15,155 $2.85M
Missouri 2,012 11,217 $1.98M
New York 2,130 10,801 $1.98M
Ohio 2,073 10,411 $2.01M
North Carolina 1,778 9,320 $1.7M
Indiana 1,774 9,005 $1.74M
Alabama 1,579 8,201 $1.4M
Pennsylvania 1,616 7,996 $1.58M
Georgia 1,466 7,626 $1.41M
Tennessee 1,345 7,047 $1.32M
Illinois 1,245 6,770 $1.26M
Kentucky 1,276 6,180 $1.17M
Wisconsin 1,139 5,928 $1.11M
Louisiana 1,134 5,813 $1M
Arkansas 966 5,195 $943K
Virginia 1,153 5,191 $1.01M
Michigan 1,105 5,150 $1.11M
Mississippi 840 4,444 $757K
South Carolina 887 4,418 $831K
Arizona 915 4,303 $860K
Kansas 703 3,954 $710K
Massachusetts 703 3,630 $677K
Oklahoma 642 3,535 $648K
Iowa 566 3,456 $617K
New Jersey 768 3,353 $657K
Colorado 551 2,674 $518K
Washington 484 2,655 $520K
West Virginia 498 2,522 $489K
Minnesota 479 2,469 $466K
Maryland 523 2,458 $495K
Oregon 408 2,101 $412K
Connecticut 431 2,089 $421K
Nebraska 336 1,921 $343K
Utah 300 1,715 $307K
Maine 347 1,713 $334K
Nevada 307 1,578 $283K
Idaho 241 1,401 $251K
New Mexico 248 1,208 $218K
South Dakota 168 1,106 $188K
New Hampshire 191 982 $190K
Rhode Island 158 861 $152K
North Dakota 119 627 $111K
Alaska 79 537 $78.2K
Montana 105 532 $94.1K
Hawaii 91 415 $77.9K
Vermont 74 381 $73K
Delaware 95 351 $78.2K
Wyoming 55 290 $50.9K
District of Columbia 46 203 $35.4K
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 SAVELLA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT JACKSON D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled273

MEMPHIS

Missouri

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled254

LOS ANGELES

California

THOMAS ROMANO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled247

LOS ANGELES

California

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled234

MOBILE

Alabama

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled222

SAGINAW

Michigan

JOHN MARSHALL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled218

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

RAVI BHALLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled214

PEORIA

Arizona

NAJEEB GHAUSSY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled205

CLYDE

North Carolina

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled203

LOS ANGELES

California

LARRY NEUMAN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled187

NEW YORK

New York

KENNETH ANDERSON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled175

SHERMAN

Texas

AMEER ALMULLAHASSANI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled160

WATERLOO

Iowa

VANESSA JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

PETERSBURG

Virginia

KENT PARTAIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled155

MENASHA

Wisconsin

WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled154

VALDOSTA

Georgia

SAFWAN SAKR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled151

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

SHAILESH UPADHYAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled149

ANNISTON

Alabama

ANDREW KOWAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled149

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts

DENNIS OZMENT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled149

QUINCY

Illinois

JOSEPH BURGARINO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled147

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

VIJAYABHANU MAHADEVAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled142

PEORIA

Arizona

MICHAEL MINITER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled141

ROCK ISLAND

Illinois

YUCHUN HAN M.D. & PH.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled135

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

GREGORY NIEMER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled134

NORTH CHARLESTON

South Carolina

SCOTT LILLY DDS, MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled134

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma