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Prescriber Checkup » RESTASIS

RESTASIS

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.1M
Medicare Part D Claims
$334M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 167,643 $50.3M
New York 124,158 $39.3M
Florida 109,447 $32.8M
Texas 59,792 $19.1M
Pennsylvania 56,839 $16.9M
New Jersey 50,309 $16.2M
Ohio 38,633 $12.1M
North Carolina 36,221 $10.5M
Illinois 30,845 $9.09M
Georgia 25,350 $7.69M
Michigan 22,304 $7.26M
Missouri 20,309 $5.91M
Indiana 19,288 $5.59M
Massachusetts 19,245 $6.04M
Virginia 18,685 $6.01M
Tennessee 18,149 $5.67M
Wisconsin 17,378 $4.75M
Minnesota 16,814 $4.8M
Louisiana 15,802 $4.56M
Connecticut 15,641 $5.35M
Alabama 15,425 $4.26M
South Carolina 15,027 $4.54M
Washington 14,453 $4.23M
Kentucky 14,386 $4.72M
Arizona 13,831 $4.49M
Maryland 11,822 $3.86M
Colorado 11,163 $3.28M
Arkansas 10,806 $2.94M
Iowa 10,217 $2.53M
Oklahoma 10,019 $2.91M
Mississippi 9,741 $2.72M
Kansas 9,034 $2.3M
West Virginia 8,008 $2.39M
Oregon 7,480 $2.11M
Nebraska 6,971 $1.71M
Hawaii 6,590 $2.27M
Nevada 5,005 $1.67M
Maine 4,845 $1.65M
Utah 4,288 $1.23M
Rhode Island 3,609 $1.03M
South Dakota 3,548 $771K
New Mexico 3,508 $1.1M
North Dakota 2,924 $698K
New Hampshire 2,839 $935K
Idaho 2,576 $721K
Montana 2,478 $657K
Vermont 1,858 $546K
Delaware 1,819 $574K
Wyoming 1,525 $391K
District of Columbia 1,275 $395K
Alaska 1,252 $456K
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 RESTASIS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled785

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

HANS KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled780

LOS ANGELES

California

NGOC NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled760

SAN JOSE

California

RICHARD NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled751

GARDEN GROVE

California

STANLEY BYKOV MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled741

BROOKLYN

New York

BRADLEY PHILLIPS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled740

BROOKLYN

New York

RANJAN MALHOTRA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled715

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JAMES PARK M.D., PH.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled709

ANNANDALE

Virginia

SHELDON RABIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled701

FLUSHING

New York

RAPHAEL PEREZ O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled695

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEPH LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled684

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEJANDRA UCHIO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled683

MONTEBELLO

California

MICHAEL TORTORICI OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled677

ELMWOOD PARK

New Jersey

KEN LIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled676

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MARY CHENG

Optometrist

Claims Filled643

CITY OF INDUSTRY

California

JONATHAN GROHSMAN MD PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled640

JENKINTOWN

Pennsylvania

ALAN SOLINSKY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled635

WEST HARTFORD

Connecticut

IGOR BENENSON D.O

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled635

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ESI MAIL PHARMACY SERVICE INC

Suppliers, Mail Order Pharmacy

Claims Filled634

BENSALEM

Pennsylvania

DOUGLAS BUXTON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled632

NEW YORK

New York

NICHOLAS STATHOPOULOS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled631

TONAWANDA

New York

BEATA LEWANDOWSKA O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled629

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MICHAEL TRAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled629

WESTMINSTER

California

YURI OLEYNIKOV MD, PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled624

LOS ANGELES

California

HUY HOANG O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled612

SEATTLE

Washington