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PATADAY

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

260K
Medicare Part D Claims
$62.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 111,493 $13.1M
New York 81,253 $9.48M
Texas 40,535 $4.91M
Florida 34,206 $4.17M
New Jersey 21,559 $2.57M
North Carolina 20,062 $2.38M
Illinois 19,428 $2.34M
Ohio 13,313 $1.68M
Pennsylvania 13,239 $1.61M
Kentucky 11,299 $1.4M
Louisiana 11,198 $1.32M
Georgia 9,632 $1.12M
Tennessee 9,111 $1.09M
Missouri 8,721 $1.01M
Virginia 8,171 $996K
Alabama 8,022 $932K
Michigan 7,323 $901K
Mississippi 6,731 $775K
Connecticut 6,688 $792K
South Carolina 6,411 $768K
Indiana 6,102 $751K
Maryland 5,500 $689K
Arkansas 5,070 $587K
Washington 4,942 $616K
Arizona 4,589 $580K
Wisconsin 4,332 $522K
Oklahoma 4,160 $487K
Minnesota 3,520 $428K
West Virginia 3,063 $368K
Iowa 2,988 $349K
Colorado 2,868 $351K
Kansas 2,802 $334K
Massachusetts 2,690 $343K
Nevada 2,415 $302K
Nebraska 2,055 $242K
Oregon 1,922 $232K
Puerto Rico 1,886 $221K
Hawaii 1,821 $245K
New Mexico 1,765 $218K
Utah 1,529 $179K
Delaware 1,322 $164K
District of Columbia 1,243 $153K
Rhode Island 1,200 $140K
Maine 1,182 $149K
Idaho 1,104 $133K
New Hampshire 793 $95.4K
Montana 625 $76.2K
North Dakota 562 $67.3K
South Dakota 550 $63.6K
Vermont 377 $47.1K
Wyoming 364 $43.5K
Alaska 316 $39.4K
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 PATADAY

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PAUL LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled2,479

GARDEN GROVE

California

ARTHUR LU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled2,401

WESTMINSTER

California

RICHARD WEISE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled2,289

GLENDALE

California

NGOC NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,639

SAN JOSE

California

MICHAEL ROSE G33914

Technician/Technologist, Ophthalmic

Claims Filled1,606

LOS ANGELES

California

ARTHUR BENJAMIN M. D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,515

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

YUN KIM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,485

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEJANDRA UCHIO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,206

DELANO

California

RAPHAEL VAZQUEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,195

NEW YORK

New York

DANIEL KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,052

PALISADES PARK

New Jersey

DOUGLAS SHAPIRO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,030

MIAMI

Florida

ISIDORO ZARCO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled954

MIAMI

Florida

ANNA BENTSIANOV M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled944

BROOKLYN

New York

RICHARD HAVUNJIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled933

GLENDALE

California

MARK HORNFELD DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled921

NEW YORK

New York

RAYMOND FONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled912

NEW YORK

New York

WILLIAM KO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled911

SAN GABRIEL

California

DAVID YEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled883

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ARKADY KAGAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled855

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES GOLD

Optometrist

Claims Filled842

NEW YORK

New York

LEON PARTAMIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled834

NORTHRIDGE

California

JOSEPH MARTEL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled811

RANCHO CORDOVA

California

CASIMIRO GONZALEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled800

CUDAHY

California

TUYET-MAI PHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled797

WESTMINSTER

California

CHAU-PO WEI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled771

MONTEREY PARK

California