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Prescriber Checkup » PATADAY

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
GARLAN LO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled812

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

FLORENCE WOOTEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled803

HOUSTON

Texas

ANDREW CHO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled796

LOS ANGELES

California

MATTHEW BERNSTEIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled796

LOS ANGELES

California

ANNA BENTSIANOV M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled791

BROOKLYN

New York

WILLIAM KO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled787

SAN GABRIEL

California

ROGER WU O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled787

CITY OF INDUSTRY

California

HECTOR LAURENCIO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled784

CORAL GABLES

Florida

PETER CHEN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled781

NEW YORK

New York

TUYET-MAI PHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled742

WESTMINSTER

California

ELENA FELDMAN OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled718

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID YEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled696

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JOSEPH MARTEL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled690

RANCHO CORDOVA

California

JON YANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled686

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SHELDON RABIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled661

FLUSHING

New York

ARMAND FASANO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled661

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

HAMID MANI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled650

CHULA VISTA

California

JOHN STREIT MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled648

LUBBOCK

Texas

TRIET NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled643

WESTMINSTER

California

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled641

WESTMINSTER

California

BINGJING ROBERTS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled631

NEW YORK

New York

DANNY LUONG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled628

SAN JOSE

California

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled621

LOS ANGELES

California

KATHLEEN DENNIS-ZARATE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled621

GLENDALE

California

GARY LUFFEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled582

RUSTON

Louisiana