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LIDODERM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.11M
Medicare Part D Claims
$635M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 325,422 $98.5M
New York 214,702 $70.5M
Florida 203,087 $59M
Texas 101,545 $31.6M
New Jersey 96,005 $30.7M
Ohio 89,155 $26.7M
Illinois 74,995 $20.7M
Pennsylvania 73,174 $20.6M
Massachusetts 71,941 $18.3M
Michigan 69,158 $20.5M
North Carolina 53,389 $17.1M
Missouri 52,489 $16.1M
Georgia 47,096 $15.1M
Wisconsin 46,741 $12M
Kentucky 39,179 $11.5M
Minnesota 39,161 $10.8M
Connecticut 37,979 $11.7M
Virginia 37,555 $12M
Washington 36,604 $10.1M
Maryland 35,030 $10.9M
Indiana 33,876 $10.3M
Colorado 29,644 $8.47M
Tennessee 29,294 $9.91M
Arizona 24,709 $7.69M
Alabama 21,124 $6.79M
Louisiana 19,892 $6.42M
Oregon 19,145 $5.24M
Maine 16,731 $4.86M
Kansas 15,439 $4.14M
South Carolina 13,982 $4.61M
Oklahoma 13,725 $4.21M
New Hampshire 13,715 $3.97M
Iowa 12,599 $3.19M
Mississippi 11,986 $3.94M
West Virginia 8,938 $2.74M
Nevada 8,896 $2.99M
Rhode Island 8,632 $2.16M
Nebraska 8,506 $2.29M
Arkansas 7,501 $2.27M
Hawaii 6,751 $2.14M
Delaware 6,352 $2.04M
New Mexico 5,605 $1.54M
Utah 5,301 $1.63M
South Dakota 4,355 $1.15M
Idaho 3,844 $1.1M
Alaska 3,565 $1.17M
Vermont 3,348 $929K
Montana 3,313 $880K
District of Columbia 2,787 $814K
North Dakota 2,514 $609K
Wyoming 1,466 $425K
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 »

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Top prescribers for LIDODERM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JIAN WEI ZHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled867

NEW YORK

New York

CHRIS LEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled859

ROWLAND HEIGHTS

California

HUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled851

GARDEN GROVE

California

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled845

GARDEN GROVE

California

CHUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled829

LOS ANGELES

California

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled819

LOS ANGELES

California

YONG LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled813

NEW YORK

New York

LAI-YUAN LIU M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled809

MIAMI

Florida

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled800

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled800

NEW YORK

New York

RICHARD JOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled797

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled796

LOS ANGELES

California

WEI LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled788

NEW YORK

New York

TUOC DUONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled785

WESTMINSTER

California

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled775

HIALEAH

Florida

BLANCA GONZALEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled767

HIALEAH

Florida

SOO KANG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled764

NORWALK

California

STELLA POPOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled760

LOS ANGELES

California

ANTHONY PHAM D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled758

WALLER

Texas

BRIAN HUH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled757

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID OH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled756

TORRANCE

California

DAVID CABRERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled755

MIAMI

Florida

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled754

DENVER

Colorado

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled739

LORAIN

Ohio

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled737

ELMHURST

New York