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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
CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled209

ROSEMEAD

California

ROBERT MARCUM M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled209

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

NEW YORK

New York

BORIS SAGALOVICH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled208

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN KING M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled208

MILLEDGEVILLE

Georgia

ERIC DEWEESE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled208

DANVILLE

Indiana

ODALYS CROTEAU MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled207

GARDNER

Massachusetts

JUNE SAMONTE ABADILLA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

JACKSON

Kentucky

KIRK NELSON D.O.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled205

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MARK LIPHAM MD

Claims Filled204

CARROLLTON

Georgia

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled203

HIALEAH

Florida

CHRISTOPHER SEWELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled203

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

AZHAR NISAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

DALTON

Georgia

MARK FIXLEY M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled202

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOEL ARROYO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled202

LOS ANGELES

California

CESAR PENA M.D.

Claims Filled201

CHULA VISTA

California

RICHARD SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

JASON LING D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled200

SAN DIEGO

California

BRIAN SIDDALL M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled200

GLENWOOD

Georgia

MARIA ACOSTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

LYONS

Georgia

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled200

DESOTO

Texas

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

GENARO FERNANDEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled198

NATIONAL CITY

California

ROBERT ALTMEYER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled198

WHEELING

West Virginia

ROBERT PERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

EASLEY

South Carolina