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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
BALDEV BRAR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled298

WOODLAND PARK

New Jersey

SAM NIKOU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled298

GLENDALE

California

AMAAL ODISH O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled298

EL CAJON

California

CHIU CHAN O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled297

MONTEREY PARK

California

DOUGLAS MCKILLIP OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled292

CARUTHERSVILLE

Missouri

MARGARETTE RECALDE O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled292

FRESNO

California

LEROY VAUGHN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled289

INGLEWOOD

California

DAVID DUENAS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled289

MONTEBELLO

California

FRED MANN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled287

MIAMI

Florida

CESAR CHAVEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled286

EL CENTRO

California

SAMAN GHAHREMANI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled283

SILVER SPRING

Maryland

KEITH CHANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled283

NEW YORK

New York

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

ELMHURST

New York

IDA REED OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled281

HARLINGEN

Texas

KAI WONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled277

BAKERSFIELD

California

MOHSEN ALINAGHIAN OPTOMETRIST

Optometrist

Claims Filled276

IRVINE

California

LOUIS ALPERN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled274

EL PASO

Texas

MARC ROSENBLATT

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled273

NEW YORK

New York

HARRY KOSTER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled270

RICHMOND HILL

New York

MICHAEL EHRENHAUS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled268

BAYSIDE

New York

AMIR YAMANI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled267

MOUNT VERNON

New York

ESTELLA OGISTE MD

Optometrist

Claims Filled266

BRONX

New York

MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled266

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL TRAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled266

WESTMINSTER

California

JESSE DOVICH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled265

UPLAND

California