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NYSTOP

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

704K
Medicare Part D Claims
$22.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 53,890 $1.88M
New York 50,062 $1.89M
Pennsylvania 49,223 $1.45M
Ohio 46,890 $1.47M
Florida 32,105 $907K
Michigan 32,044 $1.16M
Massachusetts 30,755 $990K
Wisconsin 26,453 $734K
Illinois 26,348 $715K
Texas 24,848 $829K
Minnesota 24,537 $704K
North Carolina 22,474 $768K
Missouri 19,360 $610K
Indiana 18,028 $608K
Virginia 16,065 $507K
New Jersey 15,615 $532K
Tennessee 14,372 $485K
Washington 13,103 $407K
Oregon 12,012 $405K
Kentucky 11,689 $377K
Connecticut 10,724 $330K
Georgia 10,561 $329K
Iowa 10,525 $304K
Maryland 9,172 $277K
Oklahoma 8,687 $225K
Kansas 8,473 $265K
Colorado 7,989 $252K
Alabama 7,711 $239K
South Carolina 7,568 $281K
Maine 7,254 $247K
New Hampshire 6,844 $188K
Arizona 6,575 $197K
West Virginia 6,120 $186K
Arkansas 6,016 $182K
Nebraska 5,692 $135K
Louisiana 5,484 $178K
Rhode Island 5,020 $195K
Mississippi 4,084 $116K
Vermont 3,577 $114K
Utah 3,535 $92.5K
Idaho 3,366 $95.7K
Montana 2,830 $73.6K
Nevada 2,668 $85K
Hawaii 2,593 $106K
New Mexico 2,506 $76K
Delaware 2,480 $74.4K
North Dakota 2,429 $58.4K
South Dakota 1,805 $50.6K
Alaska 855 $32.2K
Wyoming 610 $16.3K
District of Columbia 482 $15.8K
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 NYSTOP

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHARLES YATES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled152

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

NIURKA HERRERA DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled150

NAPLES

Florida

WAYNE WAHL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled150

ROSE CITY

Michigan

WADDAH NASSAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled150

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOAN CHANG D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled149

BUFFALO

New York

PRAKASH SARVEPALLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

EDMORE

Michigan

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

DEAN DEPERRO DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

BARBERTON

Ohio

EDWARD CIKOWSKI DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

DREXEL HILL

Pennsylvania

BRENT GILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled146

NEW BERN

North Carolina

SUSANA DONAGHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

MURFREESBORO

Tennessee

RAMON CLIMACO MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled145

ARCOLA

Illinois

DINESH MANTRI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

REDDING

California

JOHN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

KENTWOOD

Michigan

MONICA RENDON D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled144

BLOOMFIELD

New Jersey

RAPHAEL FARRA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled144

MANCHESTER

New Hampshire

ERIC ROMANOWSKY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled144

LOWELL

Massachusetts

GURJEET KAHLON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled144

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

SUSHANTHI KATTA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled142

AURORA

Colorado

KERRY CRANMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DAVID ESCHELBACHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

TAMPA

Florida

KARL OBERER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

SANDUSKY

Ohio

ALFREDO KUA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled142

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DEBRA STUDER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled140

DES MOINES

Iowa