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Prescriber Checkup » SINGLE USE SWAB

SINGLE USE SWAB

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

78.3K
Medicare Part D Claims
$778K
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 55,798 $167K
California 16,750 $56.8K
Michigan 11,883 $41.7K
Tennessee 11,213 $44.5K
Illinois 10,013 $37.4K
Ohio 8,993 $36.2K
Minnesota 6,636 $26K
Pennsylvania 6,569 $23K
Florida 6,195 $35.8K
Missouri 4,952 $22.2K
Texas 4,650 $29.9K
South Carolina 4,586 $27.2K
Massachusetts 4,029 $12.7K
Washington 3,689 $15.7K
North Carolina 3,142 $20.6K
Indiana 2,999 $13.8K
Nebraska 2,553 $9,362
Arizona 2,244 $11.9K
Virginia 2,009 $13.1K
Puerto Rico 1,984 $6,949
Colorado 1,748 $7,986
Georgia 1,564 $10.7K
Oregon 1,443 $7,501
Wisconsin 1,439 $7,346
Louisiana 1,361 $11.1K
Hawaii 1,343 $5,337
Kentucky 1,115 $8,635
Nevada 1,109 $6,556
Mississippi 855 $5,349
Alabama 849 $5,909
Arkansas 826 $5,975
Maine 704 $3,583
Oklahoma 703 $4,942
Vermont 693 $2,789
Kansas 691 $4,261
Iowa 659 $3,598
New Mexico 631 $3,340
Utah 595 $3,476
West Virginia 537 $3,863
New Jersey 444 $1,684
Maryland 414 $1,949
Idaho 327 $1,817
North Dakota 316 $1,420
South Dakota 272 $1,118
Delaware 261 $1,516
District of Columbia 206 $675
Montana 191 $1,147
Alaska 185 $603
New Hampshire 168 $566
Rhode Island 119 $361
Connecticut 109 $445
Wyoming 80 $359
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 SINGLE USE SWAB

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HUMANA PHARMACY INC

Suppliers, Mail Order Pharmacy

Claims Filled15,490

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

JAVID YADEGAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

BROOKLYN

New York

DONZELLA DIXON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled255

NEW YORK

New York

ALI FADEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled250

DEARBORN

Michigan

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled250

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ZARINE TER-POGHOSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled225

BURBANK

California

ROBERT RICHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

FLORENCE

South Carolina

ROBERT PERKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled219

SHELBY

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER CHOW DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled218

NEW YORK

New York

ELAINE AGUSTIN N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled215

SAN BERNARDINO

California

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled213

LOS ANGELES

California

STEPHEN SMITH

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

SOCIETY HILL

South Carolina

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MAYA TSYSINA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

BABU PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

BRONX

New York

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

KUOCHENG WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

NEW YORK

New York

ERICA CARDONA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled181

JAMAICA

New York

GALINA VAYNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled178

ATLANTA

Georgia

MARINA MANVELYAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled178

PASADENA

California

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

HAYTI

Missouri

JORGE ESQUIVEL MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled173

LAKELAND

Florida

CHIN LIAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

SANTA CLARA

California

MAHMOUD RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

DEARBORN

Michigan

RALPH RILEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

SALUDA

South Carolina