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Prescriber Checkup » MEGESTROL ACETATE

MEGESTROL ACETATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

986K
Medicare Part D Claims
$42.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 165,316 $7.49M
Florida 108,687 $4.63M
Texas 79,355 $3.52M
New York 41,366 $1.85M
Louisiana 38,169 $1.56M
Illinois 37,482 $1.72M
Georgia 35,979 $1.56M
Ohio 31,496 $1.26M
Tennessee 31,317 $1.25M
Alabama 30,131 $1.1M
North Carolina 29,786 $1.3M
Pennsylvania 28,137 $1.19M
New Jersey 26,932 $1.19M
Mississippi 24,402 $972K
Michigan 24,358 $1.07M
Kentucky 24,014 $1.01M
Oklahoma 22,369 $1.05M
Virginia 20,780 $852K
Missouri 19,515 $740K
Arkansas 17,373 $633K
South Carolina 16,313 $692K
Indiana 13,656 $565K
Arizona 11,379 $468K
Washington 10,199 $437K
West Virginia 8,804 $341K
Kansas 8,435 $309K
Maryland 7,965 $383K
Massachusetts 6,991 $318K
Nevada 6,942 $259K
Wisconsin 6,454 $248K
Hawaii 5,952 $343K
Iowa 5,170 $178K
Oregon 4,745 $211K
Minnesota 4,712 $165K
Colorado 4,557 $186K
Connecticut 4,465 $196K
Nebraska 3,828 $125K
New Mexico 3,776 $152K
Maine 1,796 $88K
Rhode Island 1,617 $78.6K
District of Columbia 1,569 $80.4K
South Dakota 1,376 $48.5K
Utah 1,307 $57.1K
North Dakota 1,303 $43.7K
Idaho 1,299 $53.5K
Montana 1,252 $47.7K
New Hampshire 1,024 $44.2K
Delaware 756 $35.5K
Vermont 609 $22K
Alaska 515 $24.4K
Wyoming 446 $16.2K
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 MEGESTROL ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SURINDER MENDIRATTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

DAVID MATOUSEK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ENID

Oklahoma

HENRY BOBECK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SUGAR NOTCH

Pennsylvania

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KING

North Carolina

STEVEN SKAHILL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILLIAMSTON

North Carolina

NOUHAD KRONFOL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

ROGELIO CASAMA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOGALUSA

Louisiana

WILLIAM CRIGLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

South Carolina

TERRY BRANTLEY MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Mississippi

MANISH PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

LLEWELLYN SIMON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAKE PROVIDENCE

Louisiana

FRANCISCO TORRE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CHESTER BOUDREAUX MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

SALIM HANNA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LIMA

Ohio

SHOBHA KHANDELWAL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEDINA

Ohio

GARY CALHOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

JAMES ATKINS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

KENEL FERNANDES BARBOSA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

GROVER SCHLEIFER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

UNION CITY

Tennessee

NELSON MATOS-FERNANDEZ MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SANTA ISABEL

Puerto Rico

THIPPESWAMY CHANNAPATI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

PAVLE TOPALOVIC MD

Claims Filled50

WAYNE

New Jersey

SHARAD GHAMANDE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

AUGUSTA

Georgia

KAMRAN TASHAROFI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GARWOOD

New Jersey

HIDALBERTO CURNOW D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VENTNOR CITY

New Jersey