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Prescriber Checkup » ACTOPLUS MET

ACTOPLUS MET

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

227K
Medicare Part D Claims
$79.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 32,111 $10.9M
New York 22,854 $7.62M
Texas 19,411 $7.33M
Florida 16,810 $5.68M
North Carolina 11,289 $3.8M
Ohio 9,195 $3.7M
Pennsylvania 8,868 $3.09M
New Jersey 8,427 $3.2M
Tennessee 6,775 $2.34M
Georgia 6,541 $2.09M
South Carolina 5,587 $1.83M
Alabama 5,156 $1.59M
Virginia 5,108 $1.81M
Illinois 4,975 $1.87M
Mississippi 4,788 $1.46M
Louisiana 4,759 $1.43M
Kentucky 4,216 $1.59M
Indiana 4,109 $1.53M
Missouri 4,092 $1.31M
Michigan 3,463 $1.41M
Connecticut 3,288 $1.27M
Arkansas 3,142 $981K
Oklahoma 3,050 $1.09M
Kansas 2,674 $904K
Arizona 2,622 $994K
Maryland 2,286 $872K
Wisconsin 2,023 $773K
West Virginia 1,940 $684K
Iowa 1,928 $621K
Nebraska 1,692 $557K
Massachusetts 1,470 $521K
Nevada 1,447 $575K
Colorado 1,392 $532K
Washington 1,064 $392K
Idaho 1,054 $368K
Hawaii 982 $374K
Utah 965 $387K
Oregon 915 $356K
Minnesota 708 $280K
Montana 680 $225K
Delaware 613 $260K
Rhode Island 561 $188K
New Mexico 414 $162K
South Dakota 402 $152K
Maine 338 $140K
Wyoming 325 $103K
North Dakota 264 $85K
New Hampshire 233 $94.5K
District of Columbia 222 $78K
Alaska 147 $34.6K
Vermont 78 $38.3K
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 ACTOPLUS MET

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HIMANSHU PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

GEORGE PIZARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID HICKS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEARWATER

Florida

SATWANT SAMRAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADERA

California

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSEMEAD

California

MARIO CELAYA P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

LINDSAY

California

ALEXANDER MERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

ANTHONY JUNG M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

FLUSHING

New York

LUCILA RAMIRO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VAN NUYS

California

EARL BRITT M. D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

IRINA SHULGINA PAC

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CARMICHAEL

California

NABIL EL SAYAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LOMITA

California

RAYMOND OSTERER PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled51

NEWTON

North Carolina

RAMAZ DZHANASHVILI M.D

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ENCINO

California

VITALY VOLOVOY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BROOKLYN

New York

MARVIN JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

LAKE BUTLER

Florida

CESAR VELEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled51

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN BIRKETT MD

General Practice

Claims Filled52

FORT DODGE

Iowa

DONG KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

MORENO VALLEY

California

NAHEED SULTANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

JAMAICA

New York

CHRISTOPHER CASE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled52

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

CHARLES CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

NEW YORK

New York

MAI PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

RESEDA

California

HAROLD BETTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas