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COMBIVENT

Treats chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.7M
Medicare Part D Claims
$477M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 177,263 $45.2M
Florida 143,771 $31.3M
New York 118,966 $25.7M
Texas 103,666 $24.2M
Pennsylvania 102,633 $21.8M
North Carolina 93,770 $20.3M
Ohio 88,665 $20.3M
Missouri 85,179 $18.2M
Illinois 81,588 $18.2M
Georgia 77,590 $16.8M
Tennessee 72,523 $15.8M
Kentucky 62,267 $13.4M
Indiana 59,995 $13.7M
Massachusetts 52,390 $11.3M
Michigan 51,478 $12M
Wisconsin 47,795 $10.4M
Virginia 44,785 $10.1M
South Carolina 42,871 $9.38M
Washington 40,819 $9.08M
Alabama 33,835 $7.44M
New Jersey 33,718 $7.36M
Louisiana 33,490 $7.19M
Oregon 33,218 $7.35M
Oklahoma 33,095 $7.68M
Minnesota 31,802 $7.14M
Arkansas 31,324 $6.92M
Colorado 28,634 $6.57M
Maryland 27,168 $6.45M
Mississippi 26,666 $6.01M
Iowa 25,191 $5.36M
Arizona 24,369 $5.59M
Maine 23,678 $5.49M
West Virginia 23,374 $5.17M
Kansas 19,847 $4.32M
Connecticut 17,394 $3.88M
Rhode Island 13,211 $2.74M
Nevada 12,740 $2.98M
Idaho 12,125 $2.66M
Nebraska 12,073 $2.56M
Montana 11,247 $2.47M
New Hampshire 11,068 $2.55M
New Mexico 10,041 $2.26M
Vermont 8,887 $2.09M
Hawaii 8,103 $1.97M
Utah 7,092 $1.6M
Alaska 4,890 $1.14M
Delaware 4,843 $1.19M
North Dakota 4,456 $926K
District of Columbia 3,423 $708K
South Dakota 3,392 $717K
Wyoming 3,311 $757K
Puerto Rico 2,173 $416K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for COMBIVENT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JORGE SANCHEZ-MASIQUES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled930

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled694

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOSEPH KUEI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled514

MONTEREY PARK

California

ERNESTO MEJIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled501

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

FREDERICK DUGGAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled483

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

JOSE ECHEVERRIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled472

HARLAN

Kentucky

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled465

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

WILLY CHUA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled458

MIAMI

Florida

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled449

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

DANIEL POTTS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled420

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

EDWARD KO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled419

SAN FRANCISCO

California

LARRY JEW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled416

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ROBERT GALLAHER MD FCCP FACP

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled397

KINSTON

North Carolina

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled384

ONEIDA

Tennessee

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled381

HICKORY

North Carolina

ROBERTO LUGLIANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled372

LONG BEACH

California

DAVID WILSON MD

Claims Filled370

COLUMBUS

Indiana

PAUL CHU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled359

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DARREN HOFFBERGER D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled335

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

JAY KUMAR MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled327

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

CRAWFORD CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

SAN FRANCISCO

California

AJAY DESHPANDE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled320

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled320

GLENDALE

California

CARMELO ROCO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled317

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SYED ATHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled317

PALOS HILLS

Illinois