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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
DONG MUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

LOS ANGELES

California

KA KAM CHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ROBERT PARKS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

MOUNT VERNON

Illinois

STEPHEN LEVINE MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled216

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

JULIO HUBERT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

NEWARK

New Jersey

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

JAIME GUTIERREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

DEL RIO

Texas

JAMES BEASLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

LAUREL

Mississippi

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

LOS ANGELES

California

JORGE BARBOZA SOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

EAGLE PASS

Texas

SU YONG PAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

LYNNWOOD

Washington

IYAD ALOSACHIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

HAZEL PARK

Michigan

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled210

LAREDO

Texas

FERNANDO OJEA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

CHICAGO

Illinois

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

BRANDON

Mississippi

VAQAR DAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

PLANO

Texas

RUBEN AYALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

MIAMI

Florida

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled209

LOS ANGELES

California

AMIR AUSEF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

CECILIO HERNANDEZ LATORRE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled208

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LAMBERTO OLAES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

LOS ANGELES

California

PAUL EMMANS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled206

YAKIMA

Washington

LEVON GAZARIAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

ARCADIA

California

JOEL PENGSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

MORENO VALLEY

California

AUSBERTO BIANCHI MD

Claims Filled204

MIAMI

Florida