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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
RICO V MENDOZA MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled227

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

CRAIG WOLFF

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled225

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

ERIC LIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

SAN FRANCISCO

California

VENTRAPRAGADA MOHAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled225

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

JITENDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled224

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

VINOD MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

GRIFFIN

Georgia

CHUL KIM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled223

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

ALBERT EDANO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

BROOKLYN

New York

NATHAN LIPSETT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled222

RIVERDALE

Georgia

ODELL STILL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

VIDALIA

Georgia

KAMAL MOULANA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled220

ELIZABETHTOWN

Kentucky

ANAND BHUPTANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled219

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

GEORGE WEST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

KINSTON

North Carolina

MICHAEL GENOVESI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled217

NEW BRITAIN

Connecticut

ARVIND PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

DETROIT

Michigan

YUNE-GILL JEONG MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled216

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

STEPHEN HAGAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled215

WICHITA

Kansas

FANNY DELA CRUZ M.D.

Surgery of the Hand

Claims Filled213

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

EMEKA EZIRI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled213

LINCOLNTON

North Carolina

JAVIER PEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

HIALEAH

Florida

CARMELO MENDIOLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

FORT PAYNE

Alabama

ASHOK BHAT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

TAMPA

Florida

MICHAEL SINEWAY MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled211

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

RICHARD FEI M.D. F.C.C.P.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled211

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

LOS ANGELES

California