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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?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to drugs@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to drugs@propublica.org.

Top prescribers for PATADAY

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICHARD WEISE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,358

GLENDALE

California

PAUL LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled3,080

GARDEN GROVE

California

ARTHUR LU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled2,670

WESTMINSTER

California

RAYMOND FONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled2,667

NEW YORK

New York

YUN KIM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled2,483

LOS ANGELES

California

NGOC NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled2,250

SAN JOSE

California

MICHAEL ROSE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,864

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEJANDRA UCHIO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,695

MONTEBELLO

California

ARTHUR BENJAMIN M. D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,410

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

RAPHAEL VAZQUEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,364

NEW YORK

New York

CASIMIRO GONZALEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,255

CUDAHY

California

CHAU-PO WEI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,249

MONTEREY PARK

California

ILONA GENIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,166

BROOKLYN

New York

NAZARETH DARAKJIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,162

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERTO BERAJA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,117

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RICHARD HAVUNJIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,067

GLENDALE

California

ARKADY KAGAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,059

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSEPH LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,040

LOS ANGELES

California

DOUGLAS SHAPIRO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled992

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled977

PALISADES PARK

New Jersey

ISIDORO ZARCO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled906

MIAMI

Florida

MITSUGU SHIMMYO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled896

NEW YORK

New York

JOSEPH KERENDIAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled874

NORTHRIDGE

California

LEON PARTAMIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled872

NORTHRIDGE

California

NHU NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled871

HOUSTON

Texas