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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
NANCY TSAI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled453

NEW YORK

New York

EDDIE GARCIA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled450

EL MONTE

California

KEITH CHANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled447

NEW YORK

New York

CHIU CHAN O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled440

MONTEREY PARK

California

SAM NIKOU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled440

GLENDALE

California

RUMEI YUAN MD PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled436

FLUSHING

New York

STEVEN GIVNER O.D.

Claims Filled435

LITTLE NECK

New York

JOSEPH TRENTACOSTE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled423

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

TIN-CHEU WONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled419

MONTEREY PARK

California

JASON DARLINGTON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled419

GLENDALE

California

MARGARETTE RECALDE O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled415

FRESNO

California

SUSAN LONGAR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled413

DALY CITY

California

YURI OLEYNIKOV MD, PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled411

LOS ANGELES

California

HAN DUONG M.D.& D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

ROSEMEAD

California

JOSE CARRO SOTO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled408

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

LEROY VAUGHN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled408

INGLEWOOD

California

CHARLES GOLD

Optometrist

Claims Filled405

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERTO ROIZENBLATT M.D., PH.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled395

MONTEBELLO

California

WEI LIAO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled393

FLUSHING

New York

FANG TAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled392

FREMONT

California

FRANK TITONE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled392

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

JAI PAREKH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled385

WOODLAND PARK

New Jersey

ALEXANDER PALACIOS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled381

FORT LEE

New Jersey

JOHN KIM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled380

BRONX

New York

MOHSEN ALINAGHIAN OPTOMETRIST

Optometrist

Claims Filled379

IRVINE

California