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BYETTA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

352K
Medicare Part D Claims
$138M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 28,486 $11.3M
California 28,217 $10.9M
Texas 23,223 $9.24M
Florida 19,797 $8.02M
Ohio 19,645 $8.34M
Pennsylvania 15,861 $6.38M
North Carolina 15,680 $5.73M
Georgia 11,611 $4.28M
Missouri 11,610 $4.16M
Tennessee 11,482 $4.35M
Illinois 11,023 $4.3M
Michigan 10,443 $4.51M
New Jersey 10,201 $4.52M
Indiana 8,816 $3.48M
Kentucky 7,476 $2.9M
Washington 6,498 $2.55M
Virginia 6,494 $2.53M
Alabama 6,325 $2.33M
South Carolina 6,320 $2.37M
Massachusetts 6,284 $2.4M
Arizona 6,271 $2.57M
Louisiana 5,751 $2.12M
Minnesota 5,746 $2.28M
Wisconsin 5,667 $2.14M
Oregon 4,719 $1.75M
Kansas 4,704 $1.76M
Mississippi 4,414 $1.55M
Iowa 4,350 $1.55M
Oklahoma 4,227 $1.6M
Colorado 3,908 $1.56M
Maryland 3,878 $1.66M
Arkansas 3,385 $1.19M
West Virginia 3,350 $1.27M
Connecticut 3,302 $1.37M
Idaho 2,794 $1.06M
Maine 2,353 $986K
New Mexico 2,238 $874K
Nevada 2,132 $893K
Nebraska 2,035 $713K
Utah 1,926 $711K
New Hampshire 1,613 $650K
Montana 1,378 $516K
Hawaii 1,357 $501K
Rhode Island 1,311 $455K
Delaware 883 $417K
Vermont 826 $342K
North Dakota 760 $264K
South Dakota 575 $212K
Wyoming 370 $143K
Alaska 324 $158K
District of Columbia 193 $69K
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 BYETTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RANDALL BARNES D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRANBURY

Texas

CHIOMA IWEHA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PEORIA

Arizona

HENRY DELATORRE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

DU BOIS

Pennsylvania

LINDA DALES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

SHARON HARRIS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

QUINCY

Illinois

ARETHA HENNESSEE CRNP

Registered Nurse

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

ROBERT GALAGAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

REBECCA COHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana

JAMES SPEED M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

GREELEY

Colorado

MINH MACH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BURBANK

California

GLENDA PETRIE ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

YAKIMA

Washington

OSAMA HAMDY M.D., PH.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

BOSTON

Massachusetts

JOHN SEIDENSTICKER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

STEPHEN TSENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRYAN

Texas

DENNIS KRAUSS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

SOOIL KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FOREST PARK

Georgia

CHERYL WILLIAMS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MOUNT VERNON

Missouri

KENNETH ORDENE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled51

FREEHOLD

New Jersey

JOSE PEREZ M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

ALICE

Texas

DONALD PILAND M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

ADAM KELMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled51

RIDGEWOOD

New Jersey

TARA CURTIS-HABERLOCK PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

BISMARCK

North Dakota

DARRELL MEASE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

JAY

Oklahoma

DAMON TANTON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled51

ORLANDO

Florida