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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
BRIAN BRAZZO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

VICKEN KARAGEOZIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

RAJU SARWAL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

BRENTWOOD

New York

GARY JAFFE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

AVENTURA

Florida

KEVIN MYERS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

BOB PANSICK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

BARRY TEASLEY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

ROBERT MOSES O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

MERRILLVILLE

Indiana

GABRIELLE SCHOEPPNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

EASTON

Pennsylvania

RAFAEL GUILLEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

DONALD SCRAFFORD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

EDWARD SMITH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

JANE BACHMAN GROTH OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

SAMUEL MASKET M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

JACOB SHAFRAN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

KOUROSH MOHAMMADI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

KARL ERMIS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

EL CAMPO

Texas

JASON BULLAJIAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

MCKINNEY

Texas

PAUL LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

BILL MITCHELL O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

ELIZABETH SIDERIDES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

STAMFORD

Connecticut

MICHAEL HODGES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

DAN TRAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

KRISTIN CHRISTIAN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

EL DORADO

Arkansas

JENNIFER WENTWORTH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky