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PREDNISONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

9.05M
Medicare Part D Claims
$41.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 733,515 $4.31M
Florida 631,204 $2.97M
New York 522,791 $2.26M
Texas 508,706 $2.04M
Pennsylvania 482,666 $1.97M
Ohio 441,256 $1.79M
North Carolina 373,267 $1.72M
Illinois 336,074 $1.5M
Georgia 285,749 $1.25M
Michigan 282,613 $1.28M
Tennessee 261,559 $1.2M
Missouri 224,181 $933K
Virginia 220,530 $1.05M
Massachusetts 219,437 $972K
Indiana 215,892 $934K
Wisconsin 199,048 $922K
New Jersey 198,100 $884K
Minnesota 190,901 $983K
Washington 186,871 $932K
Kentucky 185,544 $775K
South Carolina 171,747 $733K
Alabama 161,438 $687K
Arizona 157,285 $692K
Louisiana 151,000 $604K
Iowa 136,750 $623K
Connecticut 123,549 $570K
Oregon 122,769 $643K
Colorado 113,938 $645K
Arkansas 106,249 $488K
Oklahoma 105,190 $435K
Mississippi 104,645 $392K
Maryland 104,251 $509K
Kansas 89,807 $387K
West Virginia 85,815 $331K
Nebraska 72,639 $328K
Maine 63,817 $281K
Nevada 50,820 $250K
New Mexico 48,949 $208K
Idaho 44,945 $206K
Rhode Island 41,936 $180K
New Hampshire 39,300 $183K
Utah 38,313 $167K
Hawaii 37,813 $195K
Montana 34,287 $166K
South Dakota 31,725 $155K
North Dakota 27,950 $141K
Delaware 24,872 $113K
Vermont 23,206 $113K
Wyoming 14,403 $66.8K
District of Columbia 9,151 $43.3K
Alaska 7,957 $37.9K
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 PREDNISONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RACINE

Wisconsin

SHELDON SHORE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ATLANTA

Georgia

MATTHEW BARTH

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLORENCE

Kentucky

PATRICIA MONTAPERTO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHELMSFORD

Massachusetts

TAMARA CROUSE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

RICHARD FARRELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SARATOGA SPRINGS

New York

DAVID MITCHELL D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAKEWOOD

New Jersey

LETICIA GARCIA-SEAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CONROE

Texas

MICHAEL DATLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VENTURA

California

CRAIG POPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIGH RIDGE

Missouri

VALENS PLUMMER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAST POINT

Georgia

ROBERT MOWERY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAFAYETTE HILL

Pennsylvania

KEVIN FALWELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BATESVILLE

Arkansas

STEPHAN GERLACH M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROANOKE RAPIDS

North Carolina

DANIEL PITSTICK D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

GAINESVILLE

Florida

CECIL BEEHLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LUDLOW

Vermont

MICHAEL HIXSON MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

KUOCHENG WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

ALI JAFFAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAK PARK

Michigan

KIJA BRADY ARNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

PHILIP TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PAMELA BONHAM NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JOSEPH MESSINA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRENADA

Mississippi

SCOTT FAYNE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

JUPITER

Florida

KELLY LUDWIG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri