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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
NAZARETH DARAKJIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled767

LOS ANGELES

California

ILONA GENIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled760

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSEPH LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled740

LOS ANGELES

California

SHELDON RABIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled721

FLUSHING

New York

JAI PAREKH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled712

WOODLAND PARK

New Jersey

ROBERTO BERAJA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled706

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DANNY LUONG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled696

SAN JOSE

California

ARMAND FASANO

Technician/Technologist, Ophthalmic

Claims Filled696

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

FLORENCE WOOTEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled689

HOUSTON

Texas

MITSUGU SHIMMYO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled686

NEW YORK

New York

ROGER WU O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled672

CITY OF INDUSTRY

California

HECTOR LAURENCIO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled639

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ARTHUR VAYNER O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled636

BROOKLYN

New York

ELENA FELDMAN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled635

BROOKLYN

New York

KATHLEEN DENNIS-ZARATE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled629

GLENDALE

California

EUGENE ORLOFF OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled619

BRONX

New York

MARC ROSE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled605

COSTA MESA

California

JOHN STREIT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled591

LUBBOCK

Texas

NANCY TSAI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled569

NEW YORK

New York

HAMID MANI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled554

CHULA VISTA

California

GARLAN LO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled545

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled528

WESTMINSTER

California

JOSEPH KERENDIAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled522

NORTHRIDGE

California

LAURO GUERRERO O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled519

HARLINGEN

Texas

BINGJING ROBERTS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled517

NEW YORK

New York