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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
VIRGINIA CAFARO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled283

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SHUBHA KERKAR MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled280

PALM SPRINGS

California

ARDIS MOE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled272

LOS ANGELES

California

SARAH WAHEED MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled271

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

SHASHIKANT DAYA MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, MultiSpecialty

Claims Filled267

EAST POINT

Georgia

NEIL FLYNN MD, MPH

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled267

SACRAMENTO

California

MARIA KOSMETATOS FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled267

PORTLAND

Oregon

WALTER LONGO MD

Hematology

Claims Filled258

MADISON

Wisconsin

DANIEL WARNER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled258

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

HARISH SEETHAMRAJU MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled254

HOUSTON

Texas

KAREEM ABU-ELMAGD MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled253

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DAVID ABOULAFIA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled251

SEATTLE

Washington

AALEYA KOREISHI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled245

ARLINGTON

Texas

MARC GOLDBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled243

TULSA

Oklahoma

DAVID HARRIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled242

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

BRUCE SUZUKI M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled241

BROOKLINE

Massachusetts

PATRICIA SALVATO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled234

HOUSTON

Texas

JEFFREY EDELMAN

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled233

SEATTLE

Washington

SCOTT STRELOW M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled233

ROANOKE

Virginia

MARTIN ZAMORA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled232

AURORA

Colorado

DONALD STONE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled231

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JONATHAN KAUFMAN M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled227

ATLANTA

Georgia

SAAD USMANI MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled225

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

JAYESH MEHTA MD

Hematology

Claims Filled225

CHICAGO

Illinois

SHARI KLINGER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled225

MIAMI BEACH

Florida