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VIMPAT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

237K
Medicare Part D Claims
$116M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 19,472 $10.2M
New York 14,768 $7.01M
Texas 14,761 $7.96M
Ohio 13,184 $5.9M
Pennsylvania 11,932 $5.37M
Florida 11,565 $5.87M
North Carolina 11,314 $5.57M
Michigan 9,860 $4.8M
New Jersey 8,355 $3.87M
Indiana 7,963 $4.03M
Tennessee 7,884 $3.57M
Illinois 7,600 $3.59M
Missouri 7,082 $3.39M
Alabama 6,763 $3.08M
Georgia 6,288 $3.07M
Virginia 6,123 $2.74M
Wisconsin 4,992 $2.5M
Kentucky 4,958 $2.27M
South Carolina 4,924 $2.37M
Louisiana 4,587 $2.19M
Arizona 4,219 $2.22M
Massachusetts 3,812 $1.98M
Maryland 3,502 $2.01M
Colorado 3,431 $1.64M
Washington 3,256 $1.51M
Iowa 3,141 $1.45M
Oklahoma 3,004 $1.49M
Minnesota 2,977 $1.54M
Mississippi 2,453 $1.21M
Oregon 2,379 $1.26M
Utah 2,188 $1.06M
West Virginia 1,983 $921K
Arkansas 1,794 $922K
Nebraska 1,770 $797K
Nevada 1,749 $740K
Idaho 1,739 $813K
Connecticut 1,510 $770K
Kansas 1,224 $590K
Hawaii 986 $501K
Rhode Island 942 $465K
Maine 860 $454K
New Mexico 799 $417K
Wyoming 542 $271K
Montana 511 $261K
Delaware 429 $217K
South Dakota 411 $189K
North Dakota 399 $182K
New Hampshire 395 $210K
Vermont 266 $148K
Alaska 231 $98.4K
District of Columbia 173 $82.6K
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 VIMPAT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM ROSENFELD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled857

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

GREGORY CONNOR M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled650

TULSA

Oklahoma

JAMES VALERIANO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled601

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

SAMIR AL-KABBANI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled537

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

GEORGE MORRIS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled533

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DAVID BURDETTE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled526

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

ROBERT WECHSLER M.D., PH.D.

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled514

BOISE

Idaho

GREGORY KRAUSS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled483

BALTIMORE

Maryland

PATRICIA PENOVICH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled479

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

PEGAH AFRA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled473

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

IDAN SHARON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled453

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT LEROY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled443

DALLAS

Texas

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD PLLC MD

Neurology

Claims Filled437

SAGINAW

Michigan

DANIEL LUCIANO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled434

NEW YORK

New York

DEEPAK MADHAVAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled431

OMAHA

Nebraska

YANCHUN ZHANG MD

Neurology

Claims Filled413

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled405

WINFIELD

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER LAGANKE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled399

CULLMAN

Alabama

MARGARET MCHUGH M.D.

Case Manager/Care Coordinator

Claims Filled391

POLK

Pennsylvania

CLARA APPLEGATE

Specialist

Claims Filled371

WEST PLAINS

Missouri

HEIDI HENNINGER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled371

SCARBOROUGH

Maine

TOUFIC FAKHOURY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled359

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

BONNIE PAMIROYAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled328

STANFORD

California

IMRAN ALI M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled326

TOLEDO

Ohio

MARY JAMES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled325

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah