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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
LAURO GUERRERO O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled576

HARLINGEN

Texas

RANDAL PHAM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled566

SAN JOSE

California

JOSEPH KAVANAGH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled551

SEGUIN

Texas

PAUL HUYNH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled548

SAN DIEGO

California

CESAR CHAVEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled547

EL CENTRO

California

MINH DAO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled543

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

HUNG LE

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled543

HOUSTON

Texas

ERICK MORALES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled531

OXNARD

California

EMAD NAKKASH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled531

HAZEL PARK

Michigan

ADRIANA PALUMBO OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled525

ROSELAND

New Jersey

RONDAI EVANS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled516

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID GREENBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled516

CHICAGO

Illinois

PRANAV AMIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled515

YUBA CITY

California

TRUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Technician/Technologist, Ophthalmic

Claims Filled512

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

JOAN LI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled511

FLUSHING

New York

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled511

ALHAMBRA

California

DENNIS REITER D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled506

EL PASO

Texas

JAMES CARPENTER D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled504

NORTH LAS VEGAS

Nevada

VIET DANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled504

WESTMINSTER

California

ARTHUR VAYNER O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled503

BROOKLYN

New York

STANLEY BYKOV MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled490

BROOKLYN

New York

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled487

LOS ANGELES

California

PHUONG TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled471

CHICAGO

Illinois

MARK HORNFELD DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled466

NEW YORK

New York

JAMES PARK M.D., PH.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled456

ANNANDALE

Virginia