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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
BALKISSOON MAHARAJH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

IRENA PLESKOVA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled139

REGO PARK

New York

KHALID MOUSSA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled138

HOUMA

Louisiana

BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

CHICAGO

Illinois

ZOILA FLORES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

EAST PATCHOGUE

New York

BENNETT FEIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled137

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

STEVEN BATASH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled135

REGO PARK

New York

GEOFFREY MIRE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

MARIUSZ KLIN MD, PHD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled134

PANAMA CITY

Florida

THOMAS DEGREGORY D.O.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled133

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

HOUSEIN WAZAZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled133

MERIDEN

Connecticut

KHALIL INNABI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

YONKERS

New York

ELLEN VITIEVSKY

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

THOMAS IZQUIERDO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled132

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

VITALY VOLOVOY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

BROOKLYN

New York

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled130

LOS ANGELES

California

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

REGO PARK

New York

ALBERTO URENA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

NEW YORK

New York

MELANIE GOULD PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled128

NEW YORK

New York

SHOVEK BOYADJIAN

Family Medicine

Claims Filled128

PANORAMA CITY

California

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

LOS ANGELES

California

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

BROOKLYN

New York

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled128

MONTEREY PARK

California

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled127

GLENDALE

California

ISRAEL AVILES SANCHEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled127

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York