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PROTONIX

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

81.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 686 of 3238

$20.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 599 of 3238

21,519
Patients

Rank: 702 of 3238

16,847
Prescribers

Rank: 624 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,985 14,627 $3.2M
New York 1,538 6,171 $1.72M
Texas 1,811 6,158 $1.29M
Florida 1,745 5,140 $1.21M
Pennsylvania 1,111 5,077 $1.36M
Massachusetts 642 3,449 $1.3M
New Jersey 971 3,176 $957K
Illinois 988 2,806 $663K
Ohio 790 2,782 $647K
North Carolina 603 2,421 $556K
Virginia 450 1,772 $443K
Washington 275 1,649 $478K
Tennessee 383 1,580 $353K
Maryland 466 1,573 $387K
Kentucky 373 1,501 $324K
Georgia 383 1,495 $379K
Alabama 331 1,354 $242K
Connecticut 331 1,313 $338K
Michigan 423 1,305 $356K
Indiana 405 1,291 $326K
Wisconsin 258 1,270 $382K
Louisiana 350 1,186 $243K
Arizona 334 1,115 $349K
Missouri 290 1,056 $268K
Minnesota 217 1,017 $380K
Oregon 193 846 $241K
Mississippi 210 735 $124K
Iowa 118 689 $185K
Oklahoma 153 610 $125K
Maine 121 606 $237K
South Carolina 147 592 $146K
Nevada 118 583 $88.5K
Colorado 156 515 $179K
West Virginia 93 401 $97.7K
Rhode Island 79 369 $98.8K
Arkansas 106 325 $81K
New Hampshire 79 310 $113K
Hawaii 61 307 $102K
Kansas 69 271 $70.8K
Delaware 72 232 $73.5K
Idaho 42 200 $60.4K
New Mexico 42 171 $50.7K
Nebraska 44 169 $46K
District of Columbia 47 150 $33.2K
North Dakota 45 146 $28K
Vermont 34 138 $66.4K
Montana 30 126 $32.8K
Utah 22 95 $34K
Alaska 13 57 $11.6K
Wyoming 12 42 $12K
South Dakota 11 40 $10.7K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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