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Prescriber Checkup » VAGIFEM

VAGIFEM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

298K
Medicare Part D Claims
$35.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 34,199 $4.06M
Florida 24,675 $2.92M
New York 21,557 $2.65M
Texas 13,891 $1.69M
Pennsylvania 12,058 $1.44M
Ohio 11,163 $1.36M
Massachusetts 10,805 $1.3M
New Jersey 10,229 $1.45M
Washington 9,905 $1.18M
North Carolina 8,717 $959K
Michigan 8,614 $1.13M
Illinois 8,491 $1.06M
Georgia 8,415 $908K
Oregon 7,493 $888K
Virginia 7,208 $874K
Arizona 6,547 $809K
South Carolina 5,998 $646K
Wisconsin 5,774 $672K
Indiana 5,454 $633K
Kentucky 5,397 $633K
Connecticut 4,982 $655K
Tennessee 4,838 $567K
Missouri 4,836 $520K
Colorado 4,529 $590K
Louisiana 4,282 $445K
Minnesota 4,160 $571K
Iowa 3,919 $435K
Oklahoma 2,902 $373K
Maryland 2,867 $423K
New Mexico 2,851 $340K
Alabama 2,756 $307K
Arkansas 2,686 $261K
Kansas 2,246 $268K
Utah 2,233 $255K
Mississippi 2,038 $197K
Idaho 1,992 $233K
Nevada 1,917 $223K
Montana 1,791 $200K
Nebraska 1,609 $167K
Rhode Island 1,493 $144K
New Hampshire 1,385 $157K
West Virginia 1,277 $153K
South Dakota 1,220 $131K
Maine 1,158 $172K
Vermont 1,121 $136K
North Dakota 937 $106K
Hawaii 912 $135K
Delaware 684 $107K
Wyoming 638 $72.3K
District of Columbia 390 $55.4K
Alaska 387 $59.2K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
RICHARD NEMIROFF MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled171

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM HAGER MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled170

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

KARNY JACOBY MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled169

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE

Washington

LORRAINE KING M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology

Claims Filled167

STONE HARBOR

New Jersey

CECILIA SCHMIDT-SAROSI M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology

Claims Filled163

NEW YORK

New York

KEITH MCATEER M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled161

BREWSTER

Massachusetts

ELWOOD KRONICK MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled161

WALNUT CREEK

California

ALVIN BERMAN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled157

NEW YORK

New York

VICTOR HARTANTO MD

Urology

Claims Filled156

MIDLAND PARK

New Jersey

JUDITH GERSHOWITZ M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled155

NEW YORK

New York

MICHAEL HEIT MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled154

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ROBERT MALY MD,

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled152

FRESNO

California

JUDITH SCHWARTZ MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled148

NEW YORK

New York

JOAN GRABENSTETTER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled147

AMES

Iowa

WENDY FRIED-OGINSKI M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled146

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

JILL FISHBANE-MAYER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled146

NEW YORK

New York

LILA NACHTIGALL M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology

Claims Filled145

NEW YORK

New York

JEFFREY OBRON MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled144

WEST BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

NANCY GOLDMAN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled144

BEVERLY HILLS

California

ARIEH BERGMAN M.D.,

Gynecology

Claims Filled142

TARZANA

California

JULIUS SZIGETI MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled142

TACOMA

Washington

TAMERA HOWELL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled141

BLACKSBURG

Virginia

VICTOR NITTI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled141

NEW YORK

New York

KELLEY DOPSON M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled140

ATLANTA

Georgia

FAYE AMEREDES DO

Gynecology

Claims Filled139

ROSEBURG

Oregon