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LUNESTA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

772K
Medicare Part D Claims
$174M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 70,771 $16.2M
Texas 67,180 $15.5M
Florida 61,623 $14.3M
New York 51,217 $10.4M
North Carolina 29,218 $6.45M
Georgia 29,035 $6.4M
Ohio 28,076 $6.25M
Tennessee 27,698 $6.1M
Pennsylvania 25,930 $5.95M
Missouri 25,619 $5.47M
New Jersey 24,701 $5.98M
Indiana 18,858 $4.18M
Louisiana 18,527 $4.02M
Illinois 18,142 $4.26M
Alabama 15,637 $3.44M
Michigan 15,537 $3.73M
Colorado 14,219 $3.21M
Arizona 13,959 $3.47M
Virginia 13,891 $3.14M
Minnesota 13,368 $3.09M
South Carolina 13,138 $2.84M
Connecticut 12,593 $2.97M
Oklahoma 12,234 $2.75M
Wisconsin 11,516 $2.58M
Arkansas 11,421 $2.47M
Mississippi 11,053 $2.37M
Maryland 11,006 $2.51M
Washington 10,620 $2.43M
Massachusetts 9,683 $2.15M
Kentucky 8,812 $1.87M
Kansas 7,818 $1.71M
Oregon 7,748 $1.78M
Iowa 6,924 $1.49M
Nebraska 5,562 $1.2M
West Virginia 5,350 $1.16M
Utah 4,904 $1.07M
Maine 4,877 $1.14M
Idaho 4,593 $1.03M
Nevada 4,149 $967K
New Mexico 3,313 $788K
New Hampshire 2,926 $670K
Delaware 2,671 $661K
Montana 2,461 $551K
Rhode Island 2,206 $471K
South Dakota 2,199 $479K
Vermont 2,074 $462K
Hawaii 1,915 $479K
North Dakota 1,480 $332K
Alaska 1,463 $345K
Wyoming 1,151 $253K
District of Columbia 794 $177K
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 LUNESTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled400

LOS ANGELES

California

BERNARDO PASCUAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled326

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE IGOA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled322

MCALLEN

Texas

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled320

LOS ANGELES

California

FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled288

CORAL GABLES

Florida

VALENTIN BRAGIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled286

BROOKLYN

New York

LARRY NEUMAN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled273

NEW YORK

New York

NELSON HERNANDEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled271

MIAMI

Florida

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled235

GADSDEN

Alabama

ISKANDER ENIKEEV M.D., PH.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled230

BROOKLYN

New York

FAINA ZLATOGOROV MD

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled224

LOS ANGELES

California

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

LOS ANGELES

California

KARINA ARZUMANOVA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARILYN LACHMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled208

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

JORDAN BALTER D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled206

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MARIO AGUADO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled202

MIAMI

Florida

INNA PILDYSH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

BROOKLYN

New York

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSE GAMEZ M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled186

HIALEAH

Florida

MODASER SHAH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled175

JOPLIN

Missouri

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD LUCAS MD

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled171

WEST PLAINS

Missouri

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

DENVER

Colorado

RAMON SANCHEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled171

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

LATHA NAIR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled168

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri