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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
MIR KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled204

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

DAU LE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

NORFOLK

Virginia

NIRMAL RAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

MODESTO

California

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled201

SAN DIEGO

California

CHRISTY GRAVES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

SLIDELL

Louisiana

CHRISTOPHER LOCKHART M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

HOUSTON

Texas

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

PALMDALE

California

JOSE ROCAMORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled200

EL CENTRO

California

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled200

TROUP

Texas

KHOA NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled198

HOUSTON

Texas

FLORANTE MANCAO MD

Claims Filled198

WICHITA

Kansas

PAUL EMMANS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

SELAH

Washington

DOROTHY GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

VIVEK KHETPAL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled196

DURANT

Oklahoma

COLIN BAILEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled196

LA PLACE

Louisiana

LEONARD ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

DONALD CONERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

PETAL

Mississippi

ANDREW CHI MD MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

LOS GATOS

California

KESHENG WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled193

WHITTIER

California

STEPHEN LEVINE MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled192

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

STEPHEN BURNS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

PARIS

Texas

JONG JIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

CHICAGO

Illinois

VICENTE FALGUI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled191

DANVILLE

Virginia

WEI SUN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled190

NEW YORK

New York

VIKRAM SAHAY DO

Hospitalist

Claims Filled190

RIVERSIDE

California