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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
ROBERT FAWCETT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

PETOSKEY

Michigan

GERALD SHUBS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled109

HAMILTON

Ohio

EDWARD LOVE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled108

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

ASHOK BHARUCHA MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled108

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

RONALD CHUSID D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

MUSKEGON

Michigan

ERIC SIMMONS DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled107

BOISE

Idaho

WILLIAM YETTER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled107

VIRGINIA BEACH

Virginia

RAUL GUERRERO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled107

GROSSE POINTE FARMS

Michigan

BRENDAN BAUER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled107

BELLEVUE

Ohio

CP DUNBAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

LEESVILLE

South Carolina

RUDOLPH ADDY MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled107

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

WALTER DUFFY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled106

LINCOLN

Nebraska

MARY ANN PICONE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled106

TEANECK

New Jersey

JOHN BECK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled106

LANCASTER

California

CLIFFORD BOWE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled105

CADOTT

Wisconsin

JITENDRA MEHTA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

TIMOTHY CULLINANE

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

ELMHURST

Illinois

JANICE MULLINIX MD

Neurology

Claims Filled104

WICHITA

Kansas

JOHN HOWLAND MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

NORTH ADAMS

Massachusetts

AJAY GUPTA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled104

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

DAVID SOVINE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

APPLETON

Wisconsin

ALEXANDER MESKI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled104

CARROLLTON

Georgia

TERENCE MOORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

FORD CITY

Pennsylvania

SARDEV SIDHU M.D.

Psychosomatic Medicine

Claims Filled103

TEMPE

Arizona

UMAPATHY CHANNAMALAPPA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled103

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania