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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
RAVI CHANDRAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled298

SENECA

South Carolina

OSCAR MENDEZ TURINO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled297

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM HOUSER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled293

NEWBURGH

Indiana

ERIK SOIFERMAN D.O., F.A.C.O.I.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled291

MERION STATION

Pennsylvania

BARNES-JEWISH HOSPITAL

Claims Filled290

ST LOUIS

Missouri

ALLA SHPANER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

REUVEN MOSHENYAT

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled284

BROOKLYN

New York

IFEDORIA AFULUKWE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled283

HEATH SPRINGS

South Carolina

BRYANT BOJEWSKI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

ERIE

Pennsylvania

THOMAS SCHNEIDER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled281

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

BHARATI ROY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled279

ROCKFORD

Illinois

JERRY BENFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RUSSELL BRANT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled274

SUMTER

South Carolina

MATTHEW BRITT M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled271

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

WIT JAMRY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled265

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BRENDA BEHAR

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled262

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York

PRITHVI SINGH MD

Claims Filled261

ST LOUIS

Missouri

MARTA FERNANDEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled260

HOMESTEAD

Florida

STUART SIMON M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled260

AUSTELL

Georgia

HENRY LORA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled260

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ARTOON ARAKEL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled260

GLENDALE

California

NICHOLAS SANITO D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled260

AIKEN

South Carolina

YASEEN ODEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

CHICAGO

Illinois

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Claims Filled256

COLUMBIA

Missouri

VISHNU PATEL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled255

PRINCETON

West Virginia