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BYETTA

Treats type 2 diabetes. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

251K
Medicare Part D Claims
$136M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 31,788 $11.2M
New York 31,183 $11.4M
Texas 24,681 $9.1M
Florida 22,307 $8.31M
Ohio 21,794 $8.53M
Pennsylvania 16,997 $6.31M
North Carolina 16,864 $5.64M
Tennessee 12,116 $4.2M
Missouri 12,019 $3.97M
Illinois 11,829 $4.24M
Georgia 11,788 $4.02M
Indiana 9,788 $3.53M
New Jersey 9,511 $3.54M
Michigan 8,821 $3.46M
Kentucky 7,879 $2.8M
Alabama 7,874 $2.63M
Minnesota 7,385 $2.73M
Virginia 6,931 $2.46M
Washington 6,487 $2.31M
Massachusetts 6,406 $2.26M
Arizona 6,395 $2.42M
South Carolina 6,326 $2.21M
Louisiana 5,752 $1.98M
Iowa 5,405 $1.75M
Kansas 5,299 $1.82M
Wisconsin 5,144 $1.81M
Mississippi 4,974 $1.6M
Oregon 4,777 $1.64M
Oklahoma 4,700 $1.7M
Maryland 4,150 $1.64M
Colorado 4,043 $1.46M
Arkansas 3,797 $1.22M
West Virginia 3,768 $1.35M
Connecticut 3,078 $1.15M
Idaho 3,009 $1.05M
New Mexico 2,658 $946K
Maine 2,613 $986K
Nebraska 2,398 $790K
Nevada 2,170 $821K
Utah 2,077 $720K
Montana 1,855 $633K
New Hampshire 1,717 $646K
Hawaii 1,610 $541K
Rhode Island 1,424 $463K
North Dakota 998 $332K
Delaware 848 $364K
Vermont 801 $295K
South Dakota 795 $271K
Puerto Rico 605 $197K
Wyoming 391 $131K
Alaska 384 $167K
District of Columbia 241 $76.5K
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 BYETTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KISHORE LAKSHMAN MD,MPH

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled140

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

DOMINIC HOMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled137

GADSDEN

Alabama

GEORGE YANG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled136

WEST COVINA

California

MITCHELL HAMBURG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled134

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

WENDELL MIERS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled134

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DONALD EAGERTON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled133

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

RAYMOND FINK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled133

LA MESA

California

MUBASHIR MAHMOOD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled132

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

RICHARD CARANO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled132

AMES

Iowa

ESTHER KRUG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled132

BALTIMORE

Maryland

RALPH GOODMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled131

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

NORMAN FISHMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled131

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

LOS ANGELES

California

STANLEY MATHEW MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled128

ST PETERS

Missouri

RAJAT BHUSHAN

Specialist

Claims Filled127

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

CHARLES KAHN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled126

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

CHRISTIAN GASTELUM MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled126

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS QUINTERO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled126

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

MCALLEN

Texas

ROBERT RUSHAKOFF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RANDALL HALLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

NIXA

Missouri

JOHN PRENDERGAST M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled121

PALO ALTO

California

KATHRYN LUCAS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled121

MOREHEAD CITY

North Carolina

LINDA BECKER ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled120

TOPEKA

Kansas

THOMAS HENDERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado