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Prescriber Checkup

EMSAM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

7,873
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1342 of 3238

$6.64M
Retail Cost

Rank: 910 of 3238

1,608
Patients

Rank: 1461 of 3238

1,596
Prescribers

Rank: 1399 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 246 1,203 $1.02M
New York 138 691 $592K
Pennsylvania 91 432 $348K
Texas 92 372 $323K
Massachusetts 74 339 $272K
Florida 85 327 $287K
Illinois 62 312 $268K
Ohio 56 301 $264K
New Jersey 55 237 $233K
Michigan 45 220 $188K
North Carolina 48 210 $175K
Wisconsin 34 201 $158K
Minnesota 47 198 $181K
Missouri 32 174 $139K
Connecticut 36 171 $146K
Indiana 35 166 $169K
Tennessee 37 154 $128K
Iowa 25 151 $114K
Maryland 37 148 $140K
Colorado 24 145 $115K
South Carolina 21 138 $106K
Oregon 22 116 $104K
Washington 25 114 $94.1K
Georgia 24 93 $79.5K
Kentucky 15 90 $54.5K
Kansas 14 67 $45K
Utah 12 66 $54.4K
Nebraska 13 66 $49.6K
Virginia 14 64 $51.2K
New Hampshire 11 62 $33.8K
Arizona 18 61 $62.5K
Louisiana 12 60 $48K
Alabama 18 59 $44.5K
Rhode Island 12 56 $48.6K
New Mexico 13 56 $46K
Maine 46 $31.9K
Mississippi 45 $36.4K
Montana 42 $32.2K
Idaho 39 $37.1K
Arkansas 12 38 $27.2K
Vermont 30 $29.9K
Delaware 28 $34.6K
West Virginia 27 $25.6K
Oklahoma 23 $16.7K
District of Columbia 18 $12.3K
Hawaii 15 $12.5K
Nevada 13 $11.2K
North Dakota 12 $9,368
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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