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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
WEI LIAO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled366

FLUSHING

New York

YURI OLEYNIKOV MD, PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled357

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES PARK M.D., PH.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled350

ANNANDALE

Virginia

JOHN KIM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled349

BRONX

New York

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled344

LOS ANGELES

California

CHRISTOPHER PADGETT O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled338

WASHINGTON

North Carolina

MINH DAO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled338

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

WEI LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

NEW YORK

New York

PHUONG TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled336

CHICAGO

Illinois

JERRY ELLINGTON O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled334

HENDERSON

North Carolina

JOSEPH KAVANAGH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled330

SEGUIN

Texas

ALEXANDER PALACIOS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled320

FORT LEE

New Jersey

GEORGE SALIB MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled318

MONTEBELLO

California

EDDIE GARCIA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled318

EL MONTE

California

FRANK TITONE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled317

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

VIET DANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled317

WESTMINSTER

California

MATTHEW MARANO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled316

ROSELAND

New Jersey

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled314

ROSEMEAD

California

JOHN PUGLISI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled312

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

KRISTIN GREEN M.D.

Obstetrics

Claims Filled312

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

DAVID GREENBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled310

CHICAGO

Illinois

CALVIN ENG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled309

MONTEREY PARK

California

SHIU KWOK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled302

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JASON DARLINGTON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled300

BLOOMINGTON

Minnesota

ROGELIO CANTU O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled299

HARLINGEN

Texas