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Prescriber Checkup » CLARITHROMYCIN

CLARITHROMYCIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

382K
Medicare Part D Claims
$34.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 44,200 $3.84M
Florida 29,315 $2.72M
New York 28,942 $2.56M
Texas 23,808 $2.21M
Illinois 14,986 $1.3M
Pennsylvania 14,835 $1.36M
North Carolina 14,515 $1.31M
Ohio 14,076 $1.25M
Georgia 13,056 $1.15M
Tennessee 11,661 $1.03M
New Jersey 11,431 $996K
Michigan 10,310 $939K
Alabama 10,101 $889K
Mississippi 9,286 $791K
Kentucky 8,700 $796K
Virginia 8,634 $768K
Missouri 8,115 $745K
Indiana 7,428 $617K
Louisiana 6,665 $651K
Arizona 6,447 $577K
Massachusetts 6,219 $613K
South Carolina 6,060 $546K
Washington 5,172 $507K
West Virginia 4,971 $423K
Wisconsin 4,708 $456K
Arkansas 4,571 $424K
Maryland 4,500 $402K
Colorado 4,163 $378K
Oklahoma 4,098 $391K
Connecticut 3,962 $346K
Iowa 3,679 $330K
Kansas 3,560 $336K
Minnesota 3,044 $343K
Oregon 2,929 $287K
New Mexico 2,887 $278K
Nevada 2,816 $234K
Nebraska 2,362 $202K
Rhode Island 2,252 $194K
Hawaii 1,843 $187K
Utah 1,832 $158K
Idaho 1,564 $147K
South Dakota 1,419 $124K
Maine 1,311 $151K
New Hampshire 1,100 $138K
Montana 951 $85.7K
Wyoming 706 $60.6K
Delaware 686 $66.8K
Vermont 641 $68.1K
North Dakota 634 $56.2K
District of Columbia 428 $37.7K
Alaska 399 $37.6K
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 CLARITHROMYCIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES WOLFE MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled66

SAN JOSE

California

MICHAEL ABOTT MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled66

BROOKLYN

New York

THOMAS SPINNATO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

HOLBROOK

New York

MAUREEN MCKAY NP

Registered Nurse

Claims Filled66

FALMOUTH

Massachusetts

FRED WAGSHUL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled65

MIAMISBURG

Ohio

WILLIAM GIBSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

SNEAD

Alabama

GREGORY BACH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

COLMAR

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH JUSTICE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

RICHARD CASTALDO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

ROGER POLISH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled65

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JAMES ELLIS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled65

DENVER

Colorado

J HOLMES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled64

ROANOKE

Alabama

WILLIAM LIAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

BRICK

New Jersey

MARIO SANCHEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

RAYMONDVILLE

Texas

DAVID MOODY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

CARTHAGE

Mississippi

ZAKI ELMAGHRABY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled64

MELBOURNE

Florida

OLUGBENGA ADEBANJO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

PAUL KIRSCH

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled63

BRADFORD

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM BADER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

CARNEGIE

Pennsylvania

ROBERTO MERA LASTRA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

LUIS DESTARAC M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled63

TYLER

Texas

REX LAGERSTROM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

KIRK FLURY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled63

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

GARY WATERS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

WATERFORD

Ohio

TANIA MARTINEZ-BEASLEY PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled63

NEWARK

New Jersey