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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
DAVID SIEGEL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled220

HACKENSACK

New Jersey

ROBERT BERRYMAN M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled219

DALLAS

Texas

FRITS VAN RHEE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled214

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MARK FESEN MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled213

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

JOHN LISTER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled211

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DAVID LYTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

FT. LAUDERDALE

Florida

DERRALL PARKER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled207

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

JOHN KRUBA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

PALM SPRINGS

California

JOSEPH DAHMAN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled199

PALM SPRINGS

California

MARK ILLEMAN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled199

SAN FRANCISCO

California

PETER SHALIT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

SEATTLE

Washington

GARY SCHROEDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

FELICIA STERMAN MD, MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ALBERT ANDERSON M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled192

ATLANTA

Georgia

EMMANUEL LIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled190

LOS ANGELES

California

BEVERLY RYAN ACNP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled186

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

DONNA SWEET MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled186

WICHITA

Kansas

DANIEL BRENNAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled186

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JOSEPH UBERTI MD PHD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled185

DETROIT

Michigan

JERRY CADE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled185

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

NOAH LEE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

STEVEN CHING M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled183

ROCHESTER

New York

DOUGLAS CUNNINGHAM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled181

PHOENIX

Arizona

DENIS BOUVIER D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CHARLES HARE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

SAN FRANCISCO

California