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NAMENDA

Treats dementia (memory loss and mental changes) that is a sign of Alzheimer's disease. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

4.77M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.1B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 476,704 $103M
Florida 421,958 $85.5M
Texas 382,122 $80.9M
New York 331,699 $68.3M
Pennsylvania 276,130 $55.1M
Ohio 239,421 $51M
Illinois 235,667 $48.4M
Georgia 179,512 $36.4M
North Carolina 173,361 $35.1M
New Jersey 145,880 $30.1M
Missouri 141,900 $28M
Indiana 140,126 $29.1M
Michigan 133,429 $28.6M
Tennessee 121,976 $24.5M
Virginia 107,202 $22.5M
Louisiana 105,790 $21.2M
Massachusetts 105,677 $22M
Wisconsin 105,118 $21M
Kentucky 104,905 $21.7M
Alabama 103,713 $20.7M
Puerto Rico 88,380 $16.5M
South Carolina 86,189 $17.4M
Oklahoma 80,907 $16.8M
Mississippi 78,487 $15M
Iowa 71,910 $13.9M
Washington 71,152 $15M
Minnesota 70,843 $14.8M
Kansas 68,085 $13.8M
Arkansas 64,460 $12.5M
Arizona 61,776 $13.9M
Connecticut 60,733 $12.7M
Maryland 51,387 $11.2M
Oregon 48,783 $10.5M
Colorado 44,910 $9.61M
Nebraska 40,448 $7.59M
West Virginia 40,337 $8.15M
Hawaii 26,977 $6.25M
New Mexico 25,481 $5.36M
Rhode Island 24,552 $4.86M
Nevada 24,181 $5.02M
New Hampshire 20,061 $4.15M
Maine 19,422 $4.29M
Utah 18,730 $4.06M
South Dakota 15,879 $3.06M
Idaho 15,100 $3.16M
North Dakota 14,602 $2.87M
Montana 12,075 $2.39M
Delaware 9,074 $2.07M
Vermont 8,280 $1.74M
Wyoming 7,545 $1.52M
Alaska 6,538 $909K
District of Columbia 5,346 $1.05M
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 NAMENDA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANN LANSING MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ROBERT WELLS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled320

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

SARA WALLENIUS GNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled85

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

TIMOTHY PLAUT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

PAUL CHANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ERIC BOESHORE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

PAYAL SONI-PATEL PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled84

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

THOMAS GOODWIN MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

BLAIR HOLL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled834

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

RONALD FISHER MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled82

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

SAAD AMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

DOUGLAS SCHULTZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

STEPHEN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

JASON VAN EYK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

MICHAEL APPLEGATE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled91

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

AMY KEARNS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled54

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

CHARLES BETTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled313

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

BETH HODGES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

IMRAN HAQUE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled664

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

JERZY SOPALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled289

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

KEVIN KLEINSCHMIDT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

ASHDOWN

Arkansas

STEVEN REID D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled154

ASHDOWN

Arkansas

SUSAN ETHRIDGE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled79

ASHBURN

Georgia

JOHN DESIMONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

ASHBURN

Georgia

BRADLEY BIBB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

ASH FLAT

Arkansas