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LUNESTA

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

527K
Medicare Part D Claims
$165M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 74,144 $15.7M
Texas 67,018 $14.5M
Florida 63,014 $13.5M
New York 52,338 $10.1M
North Carolina 32,131 $6.51M
Ohio 32,051 $6.59M
Georgia 29,279 $5.95M
Tennessee 29,273 $5.95M
Missouri 27,640 $5.5M
Pennsylvania 27,133 $5.71M
New Jersey 23,999 $5.12M
Illinois 19,726 $4.25M
Indiana 19,543 $4.01M
Louisiana 17,890 $3.59M
Alabama 15,758 $3.23M
Michigan 15,319 $3.3M
Arizona 13,968 $3.18M
Virginia 13,672 $2.87M
Colorado 13,309 $2.84M
Minnesota 13,137 $2.8M
South Carolina 12,836 $2.58M
Oklahoma 12,507 $2.61M
Arkansas 12,158 $2.44M
Mississippi 11,835 $2.36M
Washington 11,346 $2.36M
Maryland 11,320 $2.4M
Wisconsin 11,169 $2.31M
Connecticut 10,794 $2.25M
Massachusetts 9,504 $1.93M
Kentucky 8,838 $1.75M
Kansas 8,557 $1.72M
Oregon 8,014 $1.67M
Iowa 7,222 $1.44M
Nebraska 6,260 $1.25M
West Virginia 5,436 $1.09M
Maine 5,203 $1.12M
Utah 4,757 $954K
Idaho 4,419 $921K
Nevada 3,952 $849K
New Mexico 3,184 $688K
New Hampshire 2,950 $640K
Delaware 2,806 $661K
Puerto Rico 2,620 $511K
Montana 2,502 $510K
South Dakota 2,372 $474K
Rhode Island 2,324 $460K
Vermont 2,198 $437K
Hawaii 2,083 $469K
Alaska 1,774 $386K
North Dakota 1,749 $358K
Wyoming 1,197 $245K
District of Columbia 792 $166K
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 LUNESTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BERNARDO PASCUAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled413

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE IGOA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled372

MCALLEN

Texas

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled327

LOS ANGELES

California

NELSON HERNANDEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled312

MIAMI

Florida

JORDAN BALTER D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled302

FESTUS

Missouri

VALENTIN BRAGIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled294

BROOKLYN

New York

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled293

LOS ANGELES

California

MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled289

LOS ANGELES

California

JUDITH KAHN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled262

BRONX

New York

FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled257

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

LOS ANGELES

California

ISKANDER ENIKEEV M.D., PH.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled246

BROOKLYN

New York

LATHA NAIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled242

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri

FAINA ZLATOGOROV MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled233

LOS ANGELES

California

INNA PILDYSH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled226

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MODASER SHAH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled221

JOPLIN

Missouri

HUBERTO MERAYO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled220

CORAL GABLES

Florida

GALINA VAYNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

ATLANTA

Georgia

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

DENVER

Colorado

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

LOS ANGELES

California

KARINA ARZUMANOVA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

SAN FRANCISCO

California

LARRY NEUMAN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled206

NEW YORK

New York

MARIO AGUADO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled204

MIAMI

Florida

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled198

MCALLEN

Texas