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LIDODERM

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.41M
Medicare Part D Claims
$548M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 265,031 $75M
New York 204,106 $63.7M
Florida 173,333 $47.1M
Texas 95,728 $28M
Ohio 91,646 $25.6M
New Jersey 89,613 $25.9M
Illinois 73,895 $18.6M
Pennsylvania 71,259 $18.7M
Michigan 67,876 $19.1M
Massachusetts 64,805 $15.6M
North Carolina 54,014 $16.2M
Missouri 48,935 $14.1M
Georgia 43,338 $12.9M
Wisconsin 42,234 $10.1M
Kentucky 38,192 $10.8M
Minnesota 36,560 $9.37M
Virginia 35,086 $10.4M
Maryland 34,355 $10M
Washington 34,283 $9.04M
Indiana 32,471 $9.26M
Connecticut 31,451 $8.95M
Tennessee 31,394 $9.96M
Colorado 25,943 $7.08M
Alabama 21,323 $6.46M
Arizona 20,654 $5.97M
Louisiana 17,543 $5.28M
Oregon 16,888 $4.3M
Kansas 14,963 $3.81M
South Carolina 14,124 $4.42M
Maine 13,016 $3.58M
Oklahoma 12,673 $3.71M
Mississippi 12,612 $3.93M
New Hampshire 12,385 $3.47M
Iowa 11,231 $2.65M
West Virginia 9,051 $2.66M
Rhode Island 8,300 $2.03M
Nevada 8,154 $2.5M
Nebraska 7,958 $1.98M
Arkansas 7,139 $2.03M
Delaware 6,332 $1.84M
Hawaii 6,227 $1.85M
Utah 5,370 $1.54M
New Mexico 4,907 $1.32M
South Dakota 4,289 $1.09M
Alaska 4,049 $1.19M
Idaho 3,754 $1.01M
Puerto Rico 3,134 $764K
Montana 2,813 $703K
Vermont 2,765 $732K
District of Columbia 2,546 $714K
North Dakota 2,141 $482K
Wyoming 1,383 $359K
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 LIDODERM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled952

LOS ANGELES

California

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled944

EDINBURG

Texas

PAUL PETRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled936

OAK PARK

Michigan

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled926

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled915

GARDEN GROVE

California

BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled911

CHICAGO

Illinois

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled906

HIALEAH

Florida

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled900

WESTLAND

Michigan

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled895

TARZANA

California

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled894

LOS ANGELES

California

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled882

TUCKER

Georgia

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled865

LOS ANGELES

California

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled854

MIAMI

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled826

LORAIN

Ohio

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled821

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES BURDETTE PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled812

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled800

LOS ANGELES

California

OSCAR MENDEZ TURINO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled794

MIAMI

Florida

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled757

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled738

LOS ANGELES

California

YUN HEE CHUNG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled737

FLUSHING

New York

JEAN CHARLOT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled727

PLANTATION

Florida

YOUNG LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled727

FEDERAL WAY

Washington

STELLA POPOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled724

LOS ANGELES

California

CHUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled723

LOS ANGELES

California