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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
HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled295

LOS ANGELES

California

TUONG HA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled271

COVINA

California

RODOLFO GUZMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled266

BRONX

New York

JORGE ANDRADE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

ZALMAN STAROSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

BROOKLYN

New York

GEVORK MAISSIAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

GLENDALE

California

MIN WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

BROOKLYN

New York

MAX MERCADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

GUSTAVO VILLARREAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled206

LAREDO

Texas

ROBERT POETZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

BRIDGETON

Missouri

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

LOS ANGELES

California

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

NEW YORK

New York

MOHAMMAD IBRAHIM MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled174

WEST PATERSON

New Jersey

WINSTON WONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

BUENA PARK

California

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled172

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES PAULK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

DOTHAN

Alabama

ANTONIO VILLALVAZO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled161

FRESNO

California

MARIO CEJA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

CALEXICO

California

TRI-DUNG HOANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

SACRAMENTO

California

NURIA LOPEZ-PAJARES MD

Public Health General Preventive Medicine

Claims Filled156

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

LOS ANGELES

California

XIAOGUANG HUANG M.D., PHD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled153

OAKLAND

California

CHARLES OKONKWO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled150

LOS ANGELES

California

GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled149

MODESTO

California

GLENN SCHEXNAYDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled145

DONALDSONVILLE

Louisiana