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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
LOUIS ALPERN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled373

EL PASO

Texas

LANNY GREEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled359

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

AMIR YAMANI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled358

MOUNT VERNON

New York

MARTA ACOSTA OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled357

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

FERNANDO SILVA OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled353

MIAMI

Florida

DAMON PETTINELLI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled353

BALTIMORE

Maryland

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled352

ROSEMEAD

California

STEVEN YAPLEE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled352

BAKERSFIELD

California

DOUGLAS MCKILLIP OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled350

CARUTHERSVILLE

Missouri

ROGELIO CANTU O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled343

HARLINGEN

Texas

EUGENE ORLOFF OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled341

BRONX

New York

LIEN NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled341

SAN JOSE

California

SAMAN GHAHREMANI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled341

SILVER SPRING

Maryland

NGHIA PHAN M.D.

Claims Filled339

UPPER DARBY

Pennsylvania

MARC ROSE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled337

COSTA MESA

California

MATTHEW MARANO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled336

ROSELAND

New Jersey

EMMA VINARSKY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled335

BEVERLY HILLS

California

ALBERT BAKTANIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled334

GLENDALE

California

RAFI ISRAEL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled334

BEVERLY HILLS

California

IDA REED OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled333

HARLINGEN

Texas

SPENCER MOY OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled333

BROOKLYN

New York

MAI PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled332

RESEDA

California

MOHAMMAD AL-KHUDARI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled327

OAK LAWN

Illinois

EDWARD CHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled327

HOUSTON

Texas

CALVIN ENG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled325

MONTEREY PARK

California