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NAMENDA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

6.88M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 45 of 3238

$1.56B
Retail Cost

Rank: 7 of 3238

798,714
Patients

Rank: 103 of 3238

176,825
Prescribers

Rank: 127 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 80,421 608,587 $151M
Texas 67,534 568,623 $126M
Florida 73,041 520,312 $128M
New York 53,634 428,858 $102M
Pennsylvania 36,901 332,207 $73.7M
Ohio 35,526 324,053 $70.6M
Illinois 31,663 292,444 $62M
Georgia 27,476 245,993 $53M
North Carolina 25,671 221,675 $50.1M
Indiana 21,760 198,643 $42.6M
New Jersey 24,220 198,433 $44.4M
Michigan 25,768 190,239 $49.3M
Missouri 19,570 184,090 $38.2M
Tennessee 19,025 170,585 $36M
Louisiana 16,448 149,774 $30.7M
Kentucky 15,006 142,855 $29.1M
Alabama 16,846 141,333 $32.1M
Wisconsin 14,337 139,305 $30.6M
Massachusetts 15,159 137,838 $30.1M
Virginia 15,589 126,649 $30.2M
South Carolina 12,596 108,403 $23.3M
Oklahoma 11,626 102,761 $22.6M
Iowa 9,324 102,375 $19.4M
Mississippi 10,511 98,934 $20M
Kansas 9,367 92,096 $18.8M
Arkansas 8,631 85,350 $16.7M
Connecticut 8,766 81,179 $17.5M
Arizona 11,382 74,899 $20.8M
Washington 9,709 74,139 $19.3M
Minnesota 8,831 72,582 $18.5M
Maryland 8,511 61,317 $15.9M
Colorado 6,523 50,139 $12.3M
Nebraska 4,995 49,552 $10.2M
Oregon 6,831 48,950 $13.5M
West Virginia 5,759 48,848 $10.3M
Rhode Island 3,050 32,930 $6.11M
Hawaii 4,065 29,763 $8.05M
Nevada 4,263 28,860 $7.12M
New Mexico 3,856 27,240 $6.63M
New Hampshire 2,588 24,031 $5.06M
Maine 2,869 23,366 $5.74M
Utah 3,238 22,588 $5.86M
South Dakota 1,981 20,918 $4.1M
North Dakota 1,900 18,976 $3.9M
Idaho 2,342 17,435 $4.49M
Montana 1,633 13,980 $3.13M
Delaware 1,698 11,267 $3.19M
Vermont 1,114 9,146 $2.15M
Wyoming 822 7,809 $1.66M
District of Columbia 953 6,381 $1.57M
Alaska 558 6,126 $1.14M
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 NAMENDA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,402

ANAHEIM

California

FAINA ZLATOGOROV MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled1,399

LOS ANGELES

California

JEFFERY FACER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,394

FREDONIA

New York

KEITH HANNAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,389

ROME

Georgia

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,386

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

THOMAS DEGREGORY D.O.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled1,379

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

MATTHEW KODSI MD PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,376

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

RUFUS REUBEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,374

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

OMAR ZANTUA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,371

HOUSTON

Texas

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,363

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Ohio

WILLIAM GEORGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,361

NEDERLAND

Texas

MUNAWAR HAIDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,358

BEDFORD

Texas

PHILIP NEWTON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,357

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

CHRISTOPHER CHAPPEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,351

KISSIMMEE

Florida

WILLIAM SHANKLE MS, M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,350

IRVINE

California

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled1,342

PLANT CITY

Florida

ELEANOR LAVRETSKY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,336

BEVERLY HILLS

California

JOHN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,329

KENTWOOD

Michigan

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,325

GLENDALE

California

EVGUENI ROUDACHEVSKI DO

Claims Filled1,324

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ROGER KISER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,324

LONGVIEW

Texas

JAMES JEWELL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,324

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

MELCHOR ACOSTA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,320

EULESS

Texas

MARK PASS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,313

MANALAPAN

New Jersey

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,310

LONG BEACH

California