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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
RICHARD MILES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,077

BELLA VISTA

Arkansas

PETER BETZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,075

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,074

DUNEDIN

Florida

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,073

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

SCOTT COOPER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,066

CANTON

Georgia

ERNEST BAGNER

General Practice

Claims Filled1,065

HOLLYWOOD

California

JIBRAIL KASPERKHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,057

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

GILBERTO CRUZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,053

HIALEAH

Florida

CHARLES DAVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,046

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

RAMILO GATAPIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,042

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,035

HICKORY

North Carolina

TAD VENN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,028

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,017

DUBLIN

Georgia

MARK PASS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,009

MANALAPAN

New Jersey

TED CLONTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,006

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled1,003

PLANT CITY

Florida

BRYAN WHITE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled999

ARLINGTON

Texas

FRANK WEINHOLT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled998

MONROE

Louisiana

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled989

MIAMI

Florida

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled988

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled985

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled983

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

HATTIE HENDERSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled981

HOUSTON

Texas

MARC NEVIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled977

SALEM

Virginia

ALI RAHIMI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled975

SAVANNAH

Georgia