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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
DAVID AIZUSS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled65

ENCINO

California

RACHEL HARVEY

Optometrist

Claims Filled65

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

PAUL LAPOINT

Optometrist

Claims Filled65

BUNKIE

Louisiana

KIN LAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

NEW YORK

New York

ROGER SMITH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled65

AUGUSTA

Georgia

DANIEL TANG O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled65

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID BIRNBAUM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled65

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

J. STEIGNER

Specialist

Claims Filled65

HOUMA

Louisiana

GARY BRUSH OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled65

METROPOLIS

Illinois

VICTOR YIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled65

BROOKLYN

New York

RICHARD BERKOWITZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled65

AUSTIN

Texas

TARA BROWN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled65

LA MESA

California

HUMBERTO PEREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

NATALIA TILKI D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled65

LOS ANGELES

California

LEV BARSKY M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled65

BROOKLYN

New York

BENJAMIN MASON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled65

WOODSIDE

New York

GREGG BERDY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled64

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

RICHARD VAN DE VELDE OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled64

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

JEFFREY SAGE D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled64

LOS ANGELES

California

LAURA GUERRERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

AUSTIN

Texas

CHESTER ROE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled64

DENVER

Colorado

ARLO TERRY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled64

UVALDE

Texas

MICHAEL ROBERTS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled64

LOS ANGELES

California

DAWN BUCKINGHAM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled64

AUSTIN

Texas

CHARLES THOMAS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled64

AMITE

Louisiana