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ACYCLOVIR

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

436K
Medicare Part D Claims
$22.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 174,400 $4.24M
Florida 88,941 $1.78M
Texas 57,754 $1.22M
New York 35,726 $799K
Ohio 35,051 $880K
Washington 33,772 $726K
Arizona 31,089 $631K
Tennessee 30,412 $676K
Michigan 29,750 $615K
North Carolina 29,412 $616K
Georgia 29,267 $619K
Illinois 28,334 $616K
Missouri 28,125 $577K
Pennsylvania 26,778 $565K
Oregon 24,267 $508K
Indiana 22,798 $534K
Massachusetts 20,906 $415K
Colorado 20,100 $445K
Virginia 19,931 $475K
Kentucky 17,919 $397K
Alabama 16,720 $371K
Oklahoma 16,524 $377K
Minnesota 16,146 $401K
Wisconsin 15,791 $355K
South Carolina 14,479 $287K
Kansas 13,303 $280K
Arkansas 13,172 $238K
Louisiana 13,006 $251K
Iowa 11,444 $234K
New Jersey 11,250 $220K
Mississippi 11,187 $228K
Nevada 10,885 $207K
New Mexico 9,937 $231K
Puerto Rico 9,580 $141K
Maryland 9,463 $225K
Utah 6,945 $147K
Connecticut 6,497 $134K
West Virginia 6,493 $128K
Idaho 6,193 $139K
Nebraska 5,519 $109K
Maine 4,629 $102K
Hawaii 4,015 $100K
Montana 3,970 $85.2K
New Hampshire 3,616 $78.4K
Rhode Island 3,059 $56.5K
South Dakota 2,752 $58.2K
Vermont 2,543 $47K
Delaware 2,160 $48.2K
North Dakota 1,890 $44.8K
Wyoming 1,630 $34.1K
District of Columbia 1,339 $30.5K
Alaska 1,035 $24.9K
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 ACYCLOVIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BARRY RODWICK M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled622

CLEARWATER

Florida

GARY FELDMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled531

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SHAWN HASSLER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled521

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ELBERT TRULOCK MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled517

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

HILDA LOPEZ M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled480

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ANTHONY LUBNIEWSKI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled462

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BART BARLOGIE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled434

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JOHN STANSELL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled412

PALM SPRINGS

California

YAZAN ALSAYED MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled410

PENSACOLA

Florida

RAMSEY HACHEM MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled402

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MARK HIGGINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled388

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARK GACEK M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled378

MOBILE

Alabama

DAVID NELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled348

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOHN POST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

PHOENIX

Arizona

MARK WHITESIDE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled337

KEY WEST

Florida

CLAYTON BARBOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled335

PALM SPRINGS

California

LOREN BARTELS M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled330

TAMPA

Florida

RAFAT ABONOUR M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled322

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

LISA CAPALDINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled319

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CHRISTOPHER DANNER M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled303

TAMPA

Florida

JOHN CARMICHAEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled296

TUCSON

Arizona

BIJAY NAIR MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled291

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

SAGAR LONIAL M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled288

ATLANTA

Georgia

LEE LISKEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled287

SAN FRANCISCO

California

STEPHEN FOLLANSBEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

SAN FRANCISCO

California