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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » COMBIVENT

COMBIVENT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.98M
Medicare Part D Claims
$520M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 162,117 $48.6M
Florida 133,098 $34.1M
New York 113,178 $28.5M
Texas 99,732 $27.2M
Pennsylvania 92,568 $22.9M
North Carolina 84,622 $21.5M
Ohio 78,229 $21M
Missouri 77,660 $19.4M
Illinois 74,229 $19.5M
Georgia 72,643 $18.3M
Tennessee 66,690 $17.1M
Kentucky 56,774 $14.4M
Indiana 54,255 $14.7M
Michigan 52,342 $14.5M
Massachusetts 49,267 $12.3M
Wisconsin 47,336 $12.1M
Virginia 40,273 $10.7M
South Carolina 40,022 $10.3M
Washington 38,291 $9.87M
New Jersey 33,963 $8.85M
Louisiana 32,918 $8.25M
Alabama 32,405 $8.36M
Oregon 31,719 $8.09M
Oklahoma 31,232 $8.46M
Minnesota 30,069 $7.94M
Arkansas 29,437 $7.66M
Colorado 26,548 $7.17M
Maryland 26,248 $7.24M
Mississippi 24,478 $6.44M
Arizona 24,249 $6.49M
Iowa 23,929 $5.93M
Maine 22,022 $6.01M
West Virginia 21,270 $5.47M
Connecticut 17,789 $4.67M
Kansas 17,673 $4.47M
Rhode Island 12,098 $2.94M
Idaho 11,635 $3M
Nebraska 11,364 $2.78M
New Hampshire 11,033 $2.96M
Nevada 10,828 $2.95M
Montana 10,261 $2.62M
New Mexico 9,431 $2.43M
Vermont 8,397 $2.31M
Hawaii 7,394 $2.1M
Utah 6,960 $1.84M
Delaware 4,750 $1.36M
Alaska 4,323 $1.17M
North Dakota 3,793 $936K
District of Columbia 3,407 $821K
Wyoming 3,123 $828K
South Dakota 2,958 $736K
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 COMBIVENT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MITCHELL WICKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

HAZARD

Kentucky

RONALD GILMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled195

EAST PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

CRAIG WOLFF

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled195

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

FANNY DELA CRUZ M.D.

Surgery of the Hand

Claims Filled194

LIVONIA

Michigan

ROBERT ALTMEYER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled193

WHEELING

West Virginia

RICHARD HUGHES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled193

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

JAWED MOVANIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled193

RADCLIFF

Kentucky

RALPH SANTORO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled191

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

JAMSHID NIKNAM M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled191

INGLEWOOD

California

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL NIELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

INDEPENDENCE

Missouri

JOHN KING M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled190

MILLEDGEVILLE

Georgia

LAI-YUAN LIU M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled188

MIAMI

Florida

RICHARD BOCK PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled187

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

TIMOTHY MCPHERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled187

STEELE

Missouri

AHMAD IBRAHIMBACHA M,D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled186

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

ANDRES REDONDO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled186

MIAMI

Florida

THOMAS MASCIANGELO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled186

PASADENA

Texas

AGUSTIN LATORRE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled186

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

CHAD CONATSER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

NATHAN LIPSETT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled185

RIVERDALE

Georgia

HARI GOYAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

MARYSVILLE

California

CHUN MING TSENG MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled185

LARGO

Maryland

MARK TIRITILLI

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled184

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JITENDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio