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METHYLPHENIDATE HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

502K
Medicare Part D Claims
$10.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 30,018 $793K
Pennsylvania 27,359 $569K
Michigan 26,068 $599K
Florida 23,123 $479K
Ohio 22,829 $471K
Illinois 21,952 $432K
Massachusetts 21,904 $455K
New York 20,110 $451K
Texas 18,134 $403K
North Carolina 16,503 $338K
Wisconsin 16,104 $360K
Minnesota 14,649 $337K
Washington 13,863 $335K
Virginia 13,111 $281K
Missouri 13,102 $254K
Indiana 11,865 $233K
Maine 11,676 $239K
Georgia 10,975 $223K
Tennessee 10,267 $225K
Colorado 10,066 $197K
Oregon 10,025 $237K
Arizona 9,383 $186K
Iowa 8,970 $175K
New Jersey 8,642 $153K
Maryland 7,993 $172K
Kansas 7,931 $153K
Alabama 7,482 $141K
Connecticut 7,308 $148K
Kentucky 6,754 $134K
South Carolina 6,568 $136K
Nebraska 6,083 $108K
Louisiana 5,509 $105K
New Hampshire 5,323 $108K
Utah 5,008 $103K
Oklahoma 4,934 $99.1K
West Virginia 4,753 $97.9K
Idaho 4,443 $98.2K
Arkansas 4,415 $93.2K
Vermont 3,797 $85.8K
Montana 3,317 $74.7K
New Mexico 3,254 $71.2K
Mississippi 3,222 $55.5K
Rhode Island 2,902 $57.4K
Nevada 2,389 $54.7K
South Dakota 1,843 $35.4K
North Dakota 1,616 $36.5K
Delaware 1,392 $29.8K
Wyoming 1,235 $25.2K
Hawaii 1,064 $27.2K
Alaska 634 $15.2K
District of Columbia 587 $10.8K
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 »

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Top prescribers for METHYLPHENIDATE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled568

WINCHESTER

Kansas

OMAR HASAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled474

BECKLEY

West Virginia

WILLIAM LACORTE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled414

METAIRIE

Louisiana

NANCY DEVINE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled388

MUSKEGON

Michigan

DEBRA ORT PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled369

BREWER

Maine

RAJNIKANT PATEL M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled366

PANAMA CITY

Florida

MICHEL CRAMER-BORNEMANN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled334

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

JEFFREY VANDER KOOI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled323

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MOHAMMAD HASAN MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled314

BECKLEY

West Virginia

JOHN BILLINGS ARNP

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled303

SPOKANE

Washington

JAMES DICKERSON ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled284

COUNCIL BLUFFS

Iowa

ROWENA TESSMANN PMH-NP, PH.D.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled273

WATERVILLE

Maine

JAI HYON RHO M.D., PH.D

Neurology

Claims Filled272

PASADENA

California

MONICA VANDIVORT M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled269

TUCSON

Arizona

GARY FIGIEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled266

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOYCE PETROSKY PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled248

BANGOR

Maine

MELINDA MORISSETTE PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled244

BANGOR

Maine

LARRY CAMPBELL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

OSKALOOSA

Kansas

GARY HOWARD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

MONTEVALLO

Alabama

LARRY FELTS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled222

JONESBORO

Arkansas

GORDON WARNER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled222

CULLMAN

Alabama

HERBERT ROEHRICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled220

KENOSHA

Wisconsin

ROBERT COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

AURORA ANDREWS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled207

RICHARDSON

Texas

HENRY WEHMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled199

CARLISLE

Pennsylvania