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BYSTOLIC

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.85M
Medicare Part D Claims
$170M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 158,513 $14.2M
Texas 142,974 $13.7M
New York 130,906 $12.2M
Florida 117,443 $11M
Pennsylvania 79,925 $7.14M
Ohio 74,755 $7.1M
New Jersey 73,285 $7.66M
Illinois 70,493 $6.71M
Georgia 66,327 $5.57M
Louisiana 64,873 $5.26M
North Carolina 63,589 $5.25M
Missouri 60,007 $5.03M
Indiana 52,336 $4.83M
Tennessee 49,646 $4.4M
Kentucky 47,427 $4.24M
Virginia 44,428 $4.07M
Alabama 41,427 $3.43M
Mississippi 40,612 $3.13M
South Carolina 34,901 $3.06M
Michigan 32,209 $3.34M
Oklahoma 30,545 $2.86M
Arkansas 30,299 $2.45M
Connecticut 29,832 $3.13M
Arizona 28,331 $3.01M
Nebraska 27,941 $2.25M
Kansas 26,384 $2.34M
Iowa 23,450 $1.98M
Wisconsin 22,345 $2.12M
Colorado 21,938 $2.11M
Maryland 17,757 $2M
Oregon 17,604 $1.64M
West Virginia 17,373 $1.57M
Washington 14,280 $1.4M
Minnesota 9,516 $989K
Rhode Island 9,218 $746K
Nevada 9,129 $907K
Utah 8,195 $792K
Hawaii 7,684 $720K
Massachusetts 7,643 $732K
Idaho 7,262 $633K
South Dakota 5,950 $535K
New Mexico 5,376 $520K
North Dakota 5,226 $464K
Montana 4,376 $399K
Wyoming 4,048 $379K
Delaware 3,908 $484K
New Hampshire 2,961 $300K
Maine 2,896 $341K
Alaska 2,846 $250K
District of Columbia 2,231 $182K
Vermont 1,265 $127K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for BYSTOLIC

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JEFFREY THOMPSEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled372

ENFIELD

Connecticut

JOSEPH HAND M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled369

GLENNVILLE

Georgia

RICHARD TU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled368

FALLS CHURCH

Virginia

LEON HENDLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled368

VERO BEACH

Florida

DURGA MADALA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled366

SAN JOSE

California

KENNETH BESCAK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled365

COTTONWOOD

Arizona

CHRISTOPHER PIERSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled364

W LONG BRANCH

New Jersey

JIANWEI FENG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled363

HOUSTON

Texas

ZIAD ABBUD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled362

OCEAN

New Jersey

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled362

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled358

MIAMI

Florida

CHAU NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled353

HOUSTON

Texas

SANTOS UY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled353

LOS ANGELES

California

KUMAR RAMDAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled353

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

WILLIAM KIRK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled353

LEBANON

Kentucky

RAMAZ DZHANASHVILI M.D

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled352

ENCINO

California

JOHNNY BULLOCK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled351

FOXWORTH

Mississippi

JIMMY YUE

Nephrology

Claims Filled350

ALHAMBRA

California

ZARINE TER-POGHOSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled350

BURBANK

California

TIMOTHY GARDNER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled348

LINCOLN

Nebraska

STEVEN KATZMAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled347

LIVONIA

Michigan

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled347

LOS ANGELES

California

NASEEM JAFFRANI M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled347

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

FRANK MORO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

CARBONDALE

Pennsylvania

NASER ALMASALMEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

FLORISSANT

Missouri