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ACETYLCYSTEINE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

12.4K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1185 of 3238

$1.53M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1373 of 3238

5,924
Patients

Rank: 1020 of 3238

4,572
Prescribers

Rank: 1014 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 1,445 2,404 $171K
Pennsylvania 355 906 $121K
Ohio 312 711 $96.5K
New York 289 621 $106K
New Jersey 253 555 $57.1K
Texas 301 549 $79K
Florida 239 530 $91.3K
Minnesota 154 528 $54.2K
Illinois 237 499 $56.9K
Michigan 245 452 $38.2K
Georgia 125 447 $26.6K
Wisconsin 121 278 $48.2K
Kentucky 115 261 $27.7K
Arizona 102 235 $18.6K
Indiana 149 230 $39.1K
South Carolina 62 230 $21.9K
Tennessee 103 214 $35.9K
North Carolina 79 204 $24K
Washington 84 171 $10.7K
Colorado 78 171 $12.6K
Montana 32 141 $12.9K
Maryland 70 137 $8,437
Virginia 69 134 $34K
Missouri 79 126 $12.7K
Connecticut 66 122 $17.9K
Hawaii 103 122 $10.2K
Kansas 52 119 $11.4K
Iowa 54 117 $27.9K
Massachusetts 65 114 $41K
Louisiana 63 109 $14.4K
Arkansas 44 86 $19.1K
Idaho 22 83 $18.7K
Mississippi 25 70 $11.7K
Alabama 50 65 $8,231
Oregon 33 64 $5,375
Nebraska 29 64 $15.8K
Delaware 25 58 $8,101
South Dakota 38 57 $4,931
New Hampshire 17 53 $13.5K
Oklahoma 29 51 $19.6K
Rhode Island 15 45 $18.6K
Nevada 23 37 $7,494
Utah 12 37 $24K
West Virginia 26 35 $3,115
Maine 14 28 $3,337
North Dakota 24 $709
New Mexico 18 22 $3,951
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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