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PATANOL

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

369K
Medicare Part D Claims
$76.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 143,895 $17.5M
New York 97,029 $11.5M
Texas 39,988 $5.01M
Florida 32,242 $3.97M
New Jersey 24,457 $2.92M
Pennsylvania 21,322 $2.62M
Ohio 17,706 $2.25M
Illinois 17,200 $2.15M
North Carolina 15,770 $1.92M
Michigan 13,756 $1.75M
Missouri 13,009 $1.57M
Minnesota 11,782 $1.46M
Washington 10,261 $1.27M
Puerto Rico 9,946 $1.2M
Kentucky 9,726 $1.21M
Massachusetts 9,136 $1.16M
Georgia 8,789 $1.07M
Virginia 8,602 $1.06M
Wisconsin 8,001 $989K
Tennessee 7,898 $970K
Louisiana 7,769 $934K
Indiana 6,789 $852K
Connecticut 5,840 $705K
Alabama 5,660 $685K
South Carolina 5,612 $686K
Oklahoma 5,483 $665K
Maryland 5,267 $675K
Mississippi 5,265 $619K
Arizona 5,231 $683K
New Mexico 4,893 $594K
Iowa 4,518 $550K
Colorado 4,059 $497K
Kansas 3,661 $443K
Arkansas 3,504 $415K
West Virginia 3,284 $408K
Nebraska 2,980 $369K
Oregon 2,977 $374K
Nevada 2,818 $358K
Utah 2,738 $333K
Rhode Island 1,973 $241K
Maine 1,741 $222K
District of Columbia 1,532 $196K
Idaho 1,386 $171K
New Hampshire 1,360 $173K
Delaware 1,198 $153K
North Dakota 1,191 $144K
South Dakota 1,096 $132K
Hawaii 881 $117K
Vermont 871 $110K
Montana 855 $103K
Alaska 661 $85.5K
Wyoming 442 $52.3K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for PATANOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID NGUYEN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled306

ROSEMEAD

California

GARY LUFFEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled306

RUSTON

Louisiana

MIKE MIRON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled306

YONKERS

New York

THEM HUYNH M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled305

SAN JOSE

California

ROGER CHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled304

ROSEMEAD

California

BENJAMIN TRUONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled302

ROSEMEAD

California

MIN WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled301

BROOKLYN

New York

GERALD HUGHES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled299

SAN JOSE

California

EDWARD CHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled288

HOUSTON

Texas

TUOC DUONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled287

WESTMINSTER

California

ANNA BENTSIANOV M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled284

BROOKLYN

New York

RUMEI YUAN MD PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled283

FLUSHING

New York

THAI TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

SAN JOSE

California

ERNEST BAGNER

General Practice

Claims Filled280

HOLLYWOOD

California

LANNY GREEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled280

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

STEVEN YAPLEE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled277

BAKERSFIELD

California

MAX HENRY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled275

COLUMBUS

Indiana

MARIE ALZI OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled268

NEW YORK

New York

ZEEV STEGMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled266

NEW YORK

New York

JIBRAIL KASPERKHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled262

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

LOS ANGELES

California

CESAR CHAVEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled260

EL CENTRO

California

HY NGO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled260

LOS ANGELES

California

BORIS KAPELNIK O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled258

FOREST HILLS

New York

ARKADY KAGAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled257

LOS ANGELES

California