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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
JAMES BERENSON M.D.

Claims Filled171

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MICHELLE DAVEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

GUERNEVILLE

California

THOMAS SIRRINE P.A.-C

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Family Health

Claims Filled169

PHOENIX

Arizona

POLLY ROSS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER MOELLER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled166

WICHITA

Kansas

GERALD HAMWI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

SHERMAN OAKS

California

JAMES HORTON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled165

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

DINO GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

SARAH RAMIREZ PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled164

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

CHRISTOPHER RAPUANO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled160

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

THOMAS SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

SEATTLE

Washington

ANTHONY SCARSELLA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

BEVERLY HILLS

California

HANNA KHOURY M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled159

ATLANTA

Georgia

DEAN MARTIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

PHOENIX

Arizona

MICHAEL CARROLL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled159

SACRAMENTO

California

FARHAN TAGHIZADEH MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled158

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

VIKAS BHUSHAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled157

DALLAS

Texas

HAMILTON DIXON MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled157

ROME

Georgia

BRIAN WOOLFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

SAN DIEGO

California

MARC LARIVIERE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled156

LOS ANGELES

California

PARAMESWARAN HARI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled155

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ENTEZAM SAHOVIC M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled154

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH GATHE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled152

HOUSTON

Texas

DANIEL KLEIN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled151

HAYWARD

California

MARCIA SENTENO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled150

LONG BEACH

California