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PATADAY

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

638K
Medicare Part D Claims
$81.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 143,786 $18.2M
New York 85,602 $10.6M
Texas 56,520 $7.26M
Florida 44,159 $5.79M
New Jersey 26,791 $3.54M
Illinois 24,573 $3.22M
North Carolina 22,796 $2.88M
Pennsylvania 18,611 $2.4M
Louisiana 14,203 $1.78M
Ohio 14,121 $1.89M
Georgia 11,101 $1.4M
Kentucky 11,074 $1.46M
Michigan 10,703 $1.42M
Missouri 10,262 $1.3M
Tennessee 10,128 $1.31M
Virginia 9,797 $1.29M
Connecticut 9,065 $1.16M
Mississippi 7,963 $977K
Alabama 7,775 $975K
South Carolina 7,437 $959K
Indiana 7,209 $943K
Maryland 6,657 $887K
Wisconsin 6,607 $859K
Arizona 5,657 $779K
Washington 5,650 $749K
Oklahoma 5,390 $681K
Minnesota 5,112 $661K
Arkansas 4,987 $623K
West Virginia 3,823 $484K
Iowa 3,794 $468K
Colorado 3,716 $489K
Nevada 3,304 $424K
Kansas 3,103 $399K
Nebraska 2,811 $352K
Massachusetts 2,810 $387K
New Mexico 2,520 $330K
Oregon 2,229 $292K
Hawaii 2,167 $304K
Utah 1,789 $227K
Delaware 1,658 $231K
District of Columbia 1,589 $213K
Idaho 1,477 $185K
Rhode Island 1,431 $181K
Maine 1,355 $187K
Montana 831 $105K
New Hampshire 825 $105K
North Dakota 799 $99.3K
South Dakota 646 $80.6K
Alaska 463 $64.8K
Wyoming 457 $56.7K
Vermont 383 $50.1K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for PATADAY

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT RICE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

KEVIN KOMM O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

LEWISTON

New York

DOUGLAS RAMPONA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

VIRGINIA BEACH

Virginia

DENNIS BREENE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

STERLING

Illinois

CAROLYN REPKE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARTIN SEREMET M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEW BRITAIN

Connecticut

LORA SZTENDERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAMPBELLSVILLE

Kentucky

EVELYN PEREZ OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

MONTEREY PARK

California

JOHN BARTLETT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

TONI HARVEY O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

ROBERT ROTHBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

ILAN HARTSTEIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LA PALMA

California

KRISHNA MORAR O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

New York

MICHAEL PISACANO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

ALAN LISTHAUS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

FLAXIE FLETCHER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LYNWOOD

California

HITESH PATEL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

EDISON

New Jersey

DAVID GU D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALHAMBRA

California

SUDEEP SINGH MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California

VIVEKANAND KALANADHABHATTA M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

KURT LOWMAN O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

TUCSON

Arizona

OZZIE AVERY OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

THOMAS MATERNA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEWARK

New Jersey

JOHN COOKSEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

MONROE

Louisiana

MICHAEL TEITEL MD

Allergy

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York