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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
JOSE SANDOVAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

DONNA

Texas

SONIA JIMENEZ-VICTORES M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled141

HIALEAH

Florida

BENITO RIVAS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled140

OROSI

California

JOSE BARAHONA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

EL PASO

Texas

JOHN ARMATO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

REDONDO BEACH

California

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

PALMDALE

California

WAYNE WOO MD MA CCD FACE CDE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled134

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

ELENA CHRISTOFIDES MD, FACE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled133

COLUMBUS

Ohio

BA NGUYEN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled129

OXNARD

California

ELVIS TANSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

STOCKTON

California

GILBERTO RAMIREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

BLOOMFIELD

Connecticut

CHARLES FILLINGANE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

SHAHED QUYYUMI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled121

STATEN ISLAND

New York

NORA TEE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

ALHAMBRA

California

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

ALHAMBRA

California

JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

LOS ANGELES

California

HERNAN BAQUERIZO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled117

MIAMI

Florida

MARTHA VALDIVIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

NEW YORK

New York

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

LOS ANGELES

California

HUNG-ANH NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

RANCHO CORDOVA

California

GARY CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

BROOKLYN

New York

BOUNMY PINYASONE PA-C, MPAS

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled111

FRESNO

California

SUNNY MELENDEZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled110

TORRANCE

California

RICARDO NIMO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

CENTREVILLE

Mississippi