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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
HELEN RYAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SCARBOROUGH

Maine

CAROLYN SHIH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

KIMBERLY HOLDING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

TARA SOLOMON MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

MARGATE

Florida

TERRY HARRISON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

PARIS

Tennessee

GEORGE CARRUM MD

Hematology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

MICHELLE THOMAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DENVER

Colorado

AARON SHEETS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LARGO

Florida

BIPINCHANDRA BHAGAT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

VICTORVILLE

California

JAMES REIDY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

AMHERST

New York

TARAS SEMCHYSHYN

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

DAVID WEINRIB MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

JOSEPH PETERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COUNCE

Tennessee

ALICE GUNNISON PA C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JOSE SOLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEFFNER

Florida

CATHLEEN CHEN MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

ST LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

NIDIA CHEDIAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEERFIELD BEACH

Florida

CHRISTOPHER YASENCHAK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

TUALATIN

Oregon

SHARON COLE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

FINDLAY

Ohio

PRAVIN PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLDWATER

Mississippi

DANIEL OVERCASH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

SYED BILAL AHMED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORANGE CITY

Florida

JOHN STANDEFER JR. M.D.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

MONTE LEIDENIX M.D. F.A.C.S.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

BISMARCK

North Dakota

BARBARA ROSE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

MODESTO

California