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LUNESTA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

793K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 265 of 3238

$219M
Retail Cost

Rank: 112 of 3238

160,787
Patients

Rank: 321 of 3238

102,218
Prescribers

Rank: 235 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 16,551 76,821 $21.7M
Texas 15,675 73,554 $20.6M
New York 10,534 57,167 $14.3M
Florida 13,485 56,189 $16.3M
Georgia 6,193 30,221 $8.09M
North Carolina 5,860 29,111 $7.83M
Tennessee 5,547 27,606 $7.3M
Pennsylvania 5,887 27,484 $7.72M
Ohio 5,245 26,739 $7.35M
New Jersey 6,015 26,218 $7.86M
Missouri 4,643 25,301 $6.53M
Indiana 3,873 19,158 $5.21M
Louisiana 3,540 18,056 $4.64M
Illinois 3,738 17,943 $5.15M
Alabama 3,394 16,924 $4.47M
Michigan 3,912 16,819 $5.22M
Virginia 3,191 14,355 $4.03M
Colorado 2,984 14,185 $3.96M
Arizona 3,261 13,676 $4.17M
South Carolina 2,790 13,215 $3.56M
Minnesota 2,431 12,885 $3.65M
Oklahoma 2,592 12,821 $3.42M
Connecticut 2,650 12,743 $3.69M
Wisconsin 2,286 11,986 $3.34M
Maryland 2,530 11,632 $3.32M
Arkansas 2,161 11,433 $2.93M
Washington 2,245 10,500 $2.92M
Massachusetts 1,985 10,329 $2.9M
Mississippi 2,043 9,703 $2.46M
Kentucky 1,654 8,554 $2.19M
Kansas 1,511 8,122 $2.11M
Oregon 1,505 7,414 $2.07M
Iowa 1,243 7,143 $1.83M
Nebraska 959 5,462 $1.42M
Utah 1,034 5,058 $1.33M
West Virginia 1,029 4,868 $1.32M
Maine 947 4,697 $1.41M
Idaho 890 4,487 $1.22M
Nevada 941 3,939 $1.14M
New Mexico 747 3,223 $931K
Delaware 664 3,040 $956K
New Hampshire 598 2,997 $826K
Montana 495 2,385 $653K
Rhode Island 431 2,233 $608K
South Dakota 437 2,207 $569K
Vermont 379 2,063 $575K
Hawaii 468 1,902 $559K
North Dakota 347 1,804 $483K
Alaska 295 1,510 $402K
District of Columbia 289 1,160 $336K
Wyoming 209 899 $251K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled541

LOS ANGELES

California

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled395

LOS ANGELES

California

NELSON HERNANDEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled334

MIAMI

Florida

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled314

LOS ANGELES

California

BERNARDO PASCUAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled311

HIALEAH

Florida

FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled279

CORAL GABLES

Florida

FAINA ZLATOGOROV MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled278

LOS ANGELES

California

SALVADOR CENICEROS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled274

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled272

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

ANNA POTASH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled271

BROOKLYN

New York

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled262

LOS ANGELES

California

INNA PILDYSH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

BROOKLYN

New York

BRUCE MACKEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled237

EDMOND

Oklahoma

VALENTIN BRAGIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled234

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSE IGOA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled229

MCALLEN

Texas

HARCHARAN BAINS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled226

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

KARINA ARZUMANOVA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

SAN FRANCISCO

California

OSCAR SANDOVAL CASTELLANOS M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled205

UNION CITY

New Jersey

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

DENVER

Colorado

JOSE PAGAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled197

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ISKANDER ENIKEEV M.D., PH.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled194

BROOKLYN

New York

MODASER SHAH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled188

JOPLIN

Missouri

RAUL CAPITAINE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled188

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

JESSE RHOADS D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled177

WEST PLAINS

Missouri