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COLCRYS

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.17M
Medicare Part D Claims
$240M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 122,446 $28.1M
New York 96,772 $20M
North Carolina 66,979 $13.6M
Pennsylvania 65,757 $12.3M
Florida 61,520 $12.2M
Georgia 57,627 $11.6M
Ohio 46,409 $9.6M
Texas 45,207 $9.3M
New Jersey 39,277 $8.6M
South Carolina 37,442 $8.06M
Virginia 36,924 $7.71M
Illinois 35,124 $7.12M
Michigan 33,707 $7.2M
Massachusetts 32,830 $6.55M
Alabama 32,163 $6.61M
Tennessee 29,881 $6.04M
Mississippi 27,051 $5.67M
Louisiana 26,301 $5.08M
Maryland 22,522 $4.95M
Washington 19,676 $3.84M
Kentucky 19,332 $3.97M
Wisconsin 17,422 $3.3M
Connecticut 17,272 $3.68M
Indiana 16,855 $3.38M
Missouri 16,581 $3.19M
Hawaii 12,755 $2.8M
Minnesota 11,379 $2.31M
Oregon 10,453 $2.04M
West Virginia 9,631 $1.93M
Arkansas 8,896 $1.71M
Arizona 8,632 $1.79M
Rhode Island 8,142 $1.55M
Colorado 7,792 $1.65M
Iowa 7,630 $1.32M
District of Columbia 6,327 $1.17M
Oklahoma 6,302 $1.27M
Maine 5,443 $1.13M
Kansas 5,202 $977K
Nevada 4,032 $848K
New Mexico 4,017 $850K
Idaho 3,769 $728K
Nebraska 3,511 $626K
New Hampshire 3,203 $658K
Montana 3,086 $567K
Utah 2,831 $560K
Delaware 2,493 $528K
Vermont 2,400 $490K
Alaska 1,368 $252K
North Dakota 1,337 $217K
South Dakota 1,210 $214K
Wyoming 914 $175K
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 COLCRYS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled614

BROOKLYN

New York

CHING-YIN LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled608

NEW YORK

New York

KAREN SHAINSKY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled483

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled398

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

WAGDY KADES M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled349

LOS ANGELES

California

RAUL SANTOS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled348

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled308

SAGINAW

Michigan

KEN ARAKAWA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled307

HONOLULU

Hawaii

PURNELL KIRKLAND M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled298

INGLEWOOD

California

GABOR MENCZELESZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled293

BROOKLYN

New York

DANIEL CROCKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled287

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled276

ONEIDA

Tennessee

GLENTON DAVIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled259

SELMA

Alabama

ISAM DIAB MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled255

MIDDLEBURG HTS

Ohio

BOB WODECKI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled253

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

YA JU CHANG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled248

NEW YORK

New York

STEVE TAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled247

NEW YORK

New York

FUFU HE M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled246

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL BAZEL MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled246

LANCASTER

California

CLYDE GREEN MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled244

MACON

Georgia

LEONARD SILVERBERG DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled243

WESTMINSTER

California

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled242

GLENDALE

California

MIYAKO MCCLOUD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled241

MCALLEN

Texas

MICHAEL BAKER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

ROLLING FORK

Mississippi