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VAGIFEM

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

148K
Medicare Part D Claims
$28.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 32,341 $3.29M
Florida 23,192 $2.35M
New York 20,182 $2.1M
Texas 13,881 $1.44M
Pennsylvania 11,136 $1.1M
Ohio 11,132 $1.16M
Massachusetts 9,446 $987K
Washington 8,891 $921K
North Carolina 8,542 $800K
Illinois 8,161 $850K
Georgia 7,861 $745K
Oregon 6,912 $696K
New Jersey 6,862 $793K
Virginia 6,480 $680K
Arizona 6,051 $647K
South Carolina 5,815 $534K
Kentucky 5,313 $501K
Michigan 5,228 $590K
Indiana 4,995 $489K
Wisconsin 4,951 $465K
Tennessee 4,614 $461K
Missouri 4,403 $402K
Colorado 4,169 $465K
Connecticut 4,056 $447K
Minnesota 4,005 $464K
Iowa 3,935 $364K
Puerto Rico 3,270 $242K
Louisiana 3,184 $296K
Arkansas 3,044 $257K
Alabama 2,942 $279K
Maryland 2,708 $345K
Oklahoma 2,671 $309K
New Mexico 2,505 $257K
Utah 2,132 $208K
Mississippi 2,072 $174K
Idaho 1,956 $190K
Kansas 1,946 $206K
Montana 1,822 $173K
Nebraska 1,638 $146K
Nevada 1,595 $162K
Rhode Island 1,408 $113K
West Virginia 1,293 $134K
South Dakota 1,201 $107K
New Hampshire 1,118 $112K
Maine 1,043 $145K
Vermont 986 $98.4K
North Dakota 965 $94K
Hawaii 798 $100K
Delaware 679 $88K
Wyoming 581 $55.3K
District of Columbia 371 $44.7K
Alaska 354 $43.1K
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 VAGIFEM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SONDRA ALTMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled350

WALNUT CREEK

California

ELIZABETH BOZEMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled319

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

MICHAEL WOLPMANN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled268

VENICE

Florida

KATHLEEN KOBASHI MD

Urology

Claims Filled266

SEATTLE

Washington

CAROL GRAHAM M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled261

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MICHAEL OWEN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled256

LUBBOCK

Texas

LORI ABRAMS D.O.

Gynecology

Claims Filled254

SARASOTA

Florida

AMY ROSENMAN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled232

LOS ANGELES

California

DIANE ELAS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled229

IOWA CITY

Iowa

SHARON DIAMOND MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled202

NEW YORK

New York

RISA KAGAN M.D,

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled201

BERKELEY

California

KARNY JACOBY MD

Urology

Claims Filled200

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE

Washington

LESLIE KAPLAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled199

SANTA MONICA

California

JEFFREY UPTON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled197

CARSON CITY

Nevada

STEPHEN METZ MD PHD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled184

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

WILLIAM HAGER MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled184

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MARKI KNOX M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled177

SANTA MONICA

California

JOAN GRABENSTETTER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled175

AMES

Iowa

JULIUS SZIGETI MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled174

TACOMA

Washington

EILEEN KRIM M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled164

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

MARY KOTOB MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled163

NEWPORT BEACH

California

ANITA CHEN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled162

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ELWOOD KRONICK MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled157

WALNUT CREEK

California

KAREN WILLIAMS MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled155

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

KEITH MCATEER M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled155

BREWSTER

Massachusetts