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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
PAMELA TSUCHIYA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled81

TRACY

California

CHALERMPONG SARAKHUN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled81

NEW YORK

New York

ARTHUR TUTELA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled81

WEST ORANGE

New Jersey

CHARLES DOMINGUEZ O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled81

LAKE FOREST

California

PAUL ORIOLI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled80

NORWICH

New York

CUAUHTEMOC HURTADO

Claims Filled80

EL PASO

Texas

GARY TURER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled80

WHITE PLAINS

New York

ORLANDO CAMACHO M.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled80

LOS ANGELES

California

LAURA GUERRERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

AUSTIN

Texas

CHRIS BARTELSON OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled80

SANTA PAULA

California

JEFFREY HANKIN O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled80

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

ANGELA EDWARDS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled80

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

MARC SORSKY OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled80

SANGER

California

TIMOTHY WANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled80

SAN JOSE

California

PHILLIP CARNEY O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled80

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

PHILIP PERRINO OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled80

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

TARA BROWN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled80

LA MESA

California

DAWN MARTIN O.D>

Optometrist

Claims Filled80

MESA

Arizona

BRADLEY SMITH O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled80

PHOENIX

Arizona

ALAINA KRONENBERG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled80

DEARBORN

Michigan

BRADLEY BERTRAM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled80

AUGUSTA

Georgia

NABIL SULIMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

DEARBORN

Michigan

THOMAS O'CONNOR OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled79

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

YASAMAN MOHADJER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled79

LARGO

Florida