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AMITIZA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

450K
Medicare Part D Claims
$114M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 44,990 $11.3M
California 43,828 $11M
Florida 31,993 $8.07M
Texas 28,770 $7.48M
North Carolina 23,178 $5.79M
Pennsylvania 22,468 $5.51M
Ohio 19,508 $5.08M
Tennessee 16,195 $3.97M
New Jersey 15,963 $4.34M
Louisiana 13,153 $3.2M
Kentucky 12,637 $3.21M
Indiana 12,593 $3.17M
Georgia 11,912 $3M
Illinois 11,746 $3.04M
Alabama 10,260 $2.53M
South Carolina 10,200 $2.64M
Michigan 9,998 $2.68M
Missouri 9,974 $2.47M
Connecticut 9,198 $2.35M
Virginia 9,076 $2.31M
Mississippi 8,432 $2.09M
Arkansas 5,709 $1.4M
Massachusetts 5,285 $1.39M
Arizona 5,218 $1.42M
Wisconsin 5,149 $1.3M
Maryland 5,084 $1.35M
Kansas 4,621 $1.14M
West Virginia 4,245 $1.05M
Oklahoma 4,208 $1.09M
Washington 3,837 $987K
Colorado 3,365 $898K
Iowa 3,238 $784K
Nebraska 3,198 $754K
Minnesota 2,582 $691K
Nevada 2,115 $595K
Oregon 2,013 $530K
Idaho 1,740 $436K
Rhode Island 1,455 $367K
Maine 1,340 $363K
Utah 1,297 $336K
New Hampshire 1,012 $275K
New Mexico 1,002 $256K
Delaware 858 $243K
Alaska 821 $129K
Montana 804 $198K
District of Columbia 793 $194K
South Dakota 784 $180K
North Dakota 487 $101K
Wyoming 468 $124K
Hawaii 428 $124K
Vermont 404 $116K
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 AMITIZA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

LOS ANGELES

California

LONG DANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled452

WESTMINSTER

California

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled439

HIALEAH

Florida

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled436

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

VITALY FISHBEIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled364

WEST ORANGE

New Jersey

SANJEEV RAO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled332

BRIDGEPORT

Connecticut

INNA GORDIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled323

BROOKLYN

New York

ADELO AQUINO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled300

RULEVILLE

Mississippi

DANIEL FORTIER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

ALEXANDER BRODSKY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled269

BROOKLYN

New York

GOPAL NARASIMHAN D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled263

NEW YORK

New York

STEPHEN ESPOSITO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled252

FLUSHING

New York

CHRISTOPHER BUI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled247

SANTA ANA

California

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled246

BRONX

New York

TRACY FRIAS FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled240

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

JOSE LANTIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled239

YONKERS

New York

MARTIN PORCELLI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

POMONA

California

THOMAS BARNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled236

MAITLAND

Florida

RICHARD OTERO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled225

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ALYSON MANDEL N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled221

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

JOHN DUGAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled214

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

SEMYON KOSTKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

REGO PARK

New York

MANI USHYAROV M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

REGO PARK

New York

MARTIN MALDONADO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled206

TAMPA

Florida

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

DYERSBURG

Tennessee