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Prescriber Checkup » ADVAIR DISKUS

ADVAIR DISKUS

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

6.22M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.86B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 602,673 $185M
New York 500,016 $146M
Florida 478,741 $139M
Pennsylvania 384,285 $111M
Texas 291,886 $90.1M
Ohio 232,891 $74.4M
Illinois 224,192 $68.8M
North Carolina 215,410 $61.1M
Michigan 206,624 $67.6M
New Jersey 202,796 $61.2M
Georgia 164,770 $47.1M
Massachusetts 162,047 $48.5M
Missouri 159,041 $45.1M
Wisconsin 144,821 $43.2M
Tennessee 140,027 $41M
Indiana 135,778 $41.8M
Virginia 131,155 $39.8M
Kentucky 118,594 $35.3M
Minnesota 111,511 $35.6M
Arizona 105,744 $33.6M
Washington 98,324 $30.3M
Louisiana 98,137 $27.8M
Alabama 93,267 $26.3M
Connecticut 91,794 $28.1M
South Carolina 88,249 $26.1M
Oregon 84,409 $25.1M
Oklahoma 84,394 $24.1M
Maryland 75,090 $24M
Colorado 69,914 $21.9M
Iowa 69,830 $19.8M
West Virginia 63,834 $19M
Maine 59,653 $19.2M
Arkansas 57,264 $16.1M
Mississippi 51,121 $14.3M
Kansas 47,930 $13.8M
Nebraska 41,523 $11.6M
Nevada 36,011 $11.4M
New Mexico 33,289 $10.2M
Rhode Island 31,763 $8.87M
New Hampshire 29,768 $9.29M
Utah 27,558 $8.54M
Idaho 27,141 $8.02M
Montana 24,992 $7.25M
Hawaii 24,280 $7.72M
Vermont 18,809 $6.12M
South Dakota 18,289 $5.2M
North Dakota 17,768 $4.99M
Delaware 16,631 $5.65M
Wyoming 11,513 $3.38M
District of Columbia 9,952 $2.85M
Alaska 7,798 $2.46M
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 ADVAIR DISKUS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CESAR RAMIREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,022

MIAMI

Florida

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,015

SAN DIEGO

California

AHMAD IBRAHIMBACHA M,D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,014

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

SAMUEL AMILL-ACOSTA M.D., FCCP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled984

MANATI

Puerto Rico

CARMEN ORTIZ BUTCHER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled974

CORAL GABLES

Florida

STUART SIMON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled972

AUSTELL

Georgia

FABRICCIO LETELLIER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled966

PALMETTO BAY

Florida

MEDHAVINI LONDHE-NERKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled961

ROOSEVELT ISLAND

New York

JOHN LESLIE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled952

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

MICHAEL BAZEL MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled951

LANCASTER

California

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled951

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled934

VAN NUYS

California

TAIWEN CHEN M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled932

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

THEODORE MCLEMORE M.D. PH.D

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled908

PARIS

Texas

DAVID WILSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled893

COLUMBUS

Indiana

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled892

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ARMANDO CARDONA-RAMIREZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled854

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

JORGE CASTELLANOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled842

HIALEAH

Florida

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled841

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

RICHARD KRINSKY DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled839

TORRINGTON

Connecticut

SAUL LANES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled838

MIAMI

Florida

AJAY DESHPANDE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled805

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

EMILIO CASTANEDA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled799

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

JORGE ORTEGA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled790

MIAMI

Florida

VISHNU PATEL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled786

PRINCETON

West Virginia