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SULFASALAZINE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

246K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.43M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 27,797 $693K
Texas 17,126 $384K
Florida 13,979 $342K
Pennsylvania 12,018 $329K
New York 11,737 $320K
Ohio 10,780 $327K
Illinois 9,823 $273K
Michigan 8,579 $256K
North Carolina 7,342 $184K
Missouri 7,085 $168K
Indiana 6,496 $174K
Wisconsin 6,422 $181K
Washington 5,977 $166K
Tennessee 5,730 $139K
Georgia 5,543 $129K
Massachusetts 5,166 $155K
Minnesota 5,082 $160K
Kentucky 5,038 $131K
Oregon 4,908 $146K
Iowa 4,596 $124K
New Jersey 4,353 $130K
Arizona 4,130 $106K
Oklahoma 3,985 $99K
Alabama 3,933 $85.3K
Kansas 3,858 $100K
Virginia 3,819 $106K
Arkansas 3,602 $81.9K
South Carolina 3,031 $76K
Nebraska 2,717 $67.1K
Louisiana 2,672 $61.1K
Mississippi 2,594 $53.2K
Colorado 2,564 $68.6K
Maryland 2,376 $72.1K
Connecticut 2,293 $65.4K
West Virginia 2,085 $54.1K
New Mexico 2,041 $57.4K
Idaho 1,950 $54.7K
Nevada 1,732 $35.4K
Utah 1,604 $41.3K
Montana 1,268 $32.4K
South Dakota 1,230 $28.2K
New Hampshire 1,095 $32.7K
Maine 1,077 $32.3K
Rhode Island 946 $22.3K
Hawaii 941 $23.7K
North Dakota 638 $17.4K
Wyoming 504 $12.5K
Delaware 450 $12.4K
Vermont 435 $12.5K
District of Columbia 247 $4,549
Alaska 215 $4,810
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for SULFASALAZINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM BEERS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled144

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

MARTA BOGNAR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled143

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

JEFFREY BACON D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled141

BAKERSFIELD

California

NEHEMIAH TAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled140

DECATUR

Illinois

PAUL KATZENSTEIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled140

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri

REBECCA CALLIS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled139

SALEM

Oregon

EDWARD MERZIG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled137

ALBANY

New York

MICHAEL LOCKWOOD MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled137

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

RITA EGAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled136

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

LYNNETTE TATOSYAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

PANORAMA CITY

California

SAMY METYAS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled135

COVINA

California

MARIA VINTIMILLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled133

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Florida

RICHARD BOSWELL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled133

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

NOE OLVERA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled131

VICTORIA

Texas

DREW HUFFMAN DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled130

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

ISAM DIAB MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled130

MIDDLEBURG HTS

Ohio

ALAN BERG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled130

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ALAN OKI MD

Claims Filled130

AIEA

Hawaii

NOUNE PASHINIAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled130

GLENDALE

California

SUNITA CHADHA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled129

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JEREMY ANUNTIYO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

LAKEWOOD

California

VAIDA STOIK MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled129

LINCOLN

Nebraska

SANDRA HOFFMANN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled128

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

THOMAS DYKMAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled127

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

SUREKHA GANGASANI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled126

MCKINNEY

Texas