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RESTASIS

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

706K
Medicare Part D Claims
$259M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 138,871 $37.8M
New York 105,588 $30.5M
Florida 92,684 $24.5M
Texas 52,872 $14.8M
Pennsylvania 50,607 $13.6M
New Jersey 40,280 $11.3M
Ohio 34,553 $9.97M
North Carolina 34,161 $8.63M
Illinois 27,324 $7.17M
Georgia 21,801 $5.93M
Missouri 18,700 $4.72M
Indiana 17,368 $4.59M
Virginia 16,986 $4.79M
Massachusetts 16,519 $4.71M
Tennessee 16,443 $4.46M
Michigan 16,043 $4.59M
Minnesota 15,147 $3.85M
Wisconsin 14,602 $3.56M
Alabama 14,291 $3.49M
South Carolina 13,720 $3.72M
Louisiana 13,126 $3.31M
Kentucky 12,935 $3.77M
Arizona 12,276 $3.53M
Washington 11,926 $3.13M
Connecticut 11,699 $3.39M
Maryland 10,722 $3.17M
Arkansas 9,954 $2.33M
Colorado 9,918 $2.57M
Iowa 9,405 $2.07M
Oklahoma 8,879 $2.19M
Mississippi 8,806 $2.19M
Kansas 8,551 $1.92M
Puerto Rico 7,185 $1.59M
West Virginia 7,069 $1.9M
Oregon 6,831 $1.72M
Nebraska 6,716 $1.51M
Hawaii 5,963 $1.87M
Nevada 4,123 $1.22M
Maine 4,033 $1.26M
Utah 3,983 $1.01M
South Dakota 3,588 $684K
New Mexico 3,231 $867K
Rhode Island 3,006 $747K
North Dakota 2,482 $528K
New Hampshire 2,361 $733K
Montana 2,254 $521K
Idaho 2,205 $563K
Vermont 1,651 $438K
Delaware 1,514 $430K
Wyoming 1,294 $307K
District of Columbia 1,082 $297K
Alaska 1,078 $321K
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 RESTASIS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EUGENE ORLOFF OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled924

BRONX

New York

THANH-LAN QUAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled888

WESTMINSTER

California

RAYMOND CHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled845

SAN DIEGO

California

BRADLEY PHILLIPS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled815

BROOKLYN

New York

BINGJING ROBERTS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled813

NEW YORK

New York

DAVID LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled807

FLUSHING

New York

MITSUGU SHIMMYO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled806

NEW YORK

New York

RUMEI YUAN MD PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled803

FLUSHING

New York

JAI PAREKH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled784

WOODLAND PARK

New Jersey

MATTHEW BERNSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled778

LOS ANGELES

California

KENNETH COHN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled776

SOUTH GATE

California

LIEN NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled775

SAN JOSE

California

LEON ALEKSANDROVICH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled773

BRONX

New York

RAPHAEL PEREZ O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled762

MIAMI

Florida

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled713

MIAMI

Florida

NHU NGUYEN MD

Claims Filled704

HOUSTON

Texas

SOK NAM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled688

LOS ANGELES

California

CESAR CHAVEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled685

EL CENTRO

California

FRANK BOWDEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled681

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

WILLIAM ZAMBRANO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled673

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

MARK HORNFELD DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled671

NEW YORK

New York

KHOA NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled670

SAN JOSE

California

KEN LIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled667

HONOLULU

Hawaii

SHELDON RABIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled664

FLUSHING

New York

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled660

WESTMINSTER

California