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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
PURVI PATEL MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled140

YORK

Pennsylvania

ELIZABETH HERNANDEZ DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled139

MIAMI

Florida

SAEID ELMI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled139

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

MICHAEL CROWLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

EASTON

Maryland

JERRY ALSTOTT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled138

SORRENTO

Florida

DENNIS DREWS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

MATTHEW LOGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

STILLWATER

Minnesota

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

MOBILE

Alabama

ADAM BURROWS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled135

DORCHESTER

Massachusetts

RACHAEL STUBBS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled135

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

BHARAT MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

EASTON

Pennsylvania

LARRY CAREY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled134

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled134

ROCKFORD

Illinois

RENANTE IGNACIO MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled134

OSWEGO

New York

MAUREEN ORSEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

KINGS PARK

New York

JONATHAN SHENK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

HARRISONBURG

Virginia

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

LAWRENCE KERZNER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled133

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

CHRISTOPHER CHAPPEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

KISSIMMEE

Florida

CHRISTOPHER PORTER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

AMY SEGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

ROYAL OAK

Michigan

HEATHER SIMPKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

JACKSON

Michigan

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

MILLA KAREV MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled131

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KAVERI SIVARUBAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

CINCINNATI

Ohio