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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
ROGELIO SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled129

HENDERSON

Kentucky

JOEL LAST MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled128

LATROBE

Pennsylvania

RAE WISLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled128

VANCOUVER

Washington

NATHAN SHIFLETT DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled128

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

ABDOL MIRSAJADI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled128

SATELLITE BEACH

Florida

DANA WILEY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled127

PIEDMONT

South Carolina

SAFIULLAH SYED MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled126

BECKLEY

West Virginia

KENNETH GOETZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled125

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

STEEN GODDIK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled124

CASPER

Wyoming

VERLE BELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled124

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

GREGORY MILLER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled124

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

GARY RICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled123

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

BRIAN SULLIVAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled123

CANFIELD

Ohio

CAROLINE WEISBERGER APRN, BC

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled123

WEST STOCKBRIDGE

Massachusetts

GARY PASQUALICCHIO DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled122

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN OH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled121

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

EDGARDO CONCEPCION MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled121

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

SARABJIT SANDHU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled120

NEWPORT BEACH

California

KEVIN SUNDBYE MD

Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Claims Filled120

TOPEKA

Kansas

CAMERON WILCOX MD

Diagnostic Neuroimaging

Claims Filled120

MARQUETTE

Michigan

TIM VALKO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled119

TOLEDO

Ohio

RICARDO BIERRENBACH-DECASTRO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled119

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

BEN THROWER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled119

ATLANTA

Georgia

TERRY PARRISH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled118

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ROSALIND GOLD MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled118

PORTLAND

Maine