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MEGESTROL ACETATE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

703K
Medicare Part D Claims
$48.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 162,006 $7.92M
Florida 108,852 $5.13M
Texas 76,905 $3.95M
New York 40,772 $2.14M
Illinois 38,900 $1.95M
Louisiana 35,707 $1.65M
Georgia 34,508 $1.78M
Ohio 31,859 $1.52M
Pennsylvania 30,147 $1.47M
Tennessee 29,936 $1.33M
North Carolina 29,778 $1.5M
Alabama 27,407 $1.11M
New Jersey 25,891 $1.22M
Mississippi 24,624 $1.12M
Kentucky 23,750 $1.2M
Michigan 22,831 $1.22M
Oklahoma 22,720 $1.25M
Puerto Rico 22,155 $773K
Virginia 20,544 $965K
Missouri 20,065 $893K
Arkansas 17,852 $766K
South Carolina 16,154 $853K
Indiana 13,709 $718K
Arizona 11,390 $473K
Washington 10,454 $497K
West Virginia 8,837 $380K
Kansas 8,364 $368K
Maryland 7,708 $430K
Massachusetts 7,266 $374K
Wisconsin 6,597 $287K
Nevada 6,369 $282K
Hawaii 5,844 $456K
Iowa 5,435 $215K
Oregon 5,031 $242K
Minnesota 4,755 $182K
Colorado 4,546 $215K
Connecticut 4,486 $214K
Nebraska 4,275 $173K
New Mexico 3,589 $160K
Maine 1,881 $93.9K
North Dakota 1,578 $61.8K
District of Columbia 1,514 $93.8K
Rhode Island 1,484 $73.5K
South Dakota 1,386 $55K
Idaho 1,320 $63.8K
Montana 1,309 $54.7K
New Hampshire 1,197 $60.3K
Utah 1,044 $50.1K
Delaware 883 $48.1K
Vermont 641 $26.4K
Alaska 548 $28.2K
Wyoming 436 $17K
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 MEGESTROL ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ARVIL CATLETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HODGENVILLE

Kentucky

MARIO SIERVO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

NARESH PARIKH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

NORCROSS

Georgia

JOE HUNT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIPLEY

Tennessee

ANTHONY MILANES M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

BAKERSFIELD

California

MICHAEL NAMEY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANDOVER

Ohio

GILBERTO JIMENEZ-JUSTINIAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

IRVING

Texas

RANDALL BEALLIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

ROBERT GROSS DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAKE ISABELLA

California

RICHARD TATE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

NINA MAW MAW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PALM SPRINGS

California

PATRICK KERRIGAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

LORAINE DIEGO MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

HRISHI KANTH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

Tennessee

GRACE TEE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

SAM THOMPSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELMIRA

New York

GEORGE SALIBA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWTON

Illinois

ROBERT CONNELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

ALBERTO MARTINEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JUNCTION

Texas

BRENT WATSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPENCER

West Virginia

GIRISH PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

LEO ORR M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

IVORY CHRISTEN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

BARTON TANENBAUM MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID HAYS

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Rural Health

Claims Filled50

LONDON

Kentucky