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Prescriber Checkup » PREDNISONE

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
KENNETH STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

NATCHEZ

Mississippi

JAMES FREEMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

EAST LONGMEADOW

Massachusetts

STANLEY LEFFEW FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled59

PAMPA

Texas

JERRY LAMBERT MD,FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

NORTH AUGUSTA

South Carolina

MICHAEL DALSEY D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

WEST DEPTFORD

New Jersey

ERNESTO PINZON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled59

SEBRING

Florida

WARREN FALO MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled59

MARIETTA

Georgia

THOMAS KNUTSON M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled59

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

EDWARD KOWALOFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

CAMBRIDGE

Massachusetts

STEVEN SANTOYO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

SAN DIEGO

California

BRYAN CHEEVER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

DALTON

Georgia

MARGO THOMAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

NADIM DAHER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled59

ENID

Oklahoma

MICHAEL BIBLIOWICZ D.O.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled59

ORLANDO

Florida

ENRICO GASPAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

DODSON THOMPSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

MINONG

Wisconsin

MATTHEW KAY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled59

BOCA RATON

Florida

MAYANK ARORA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

NEENAH

Wisconsin

NONA EPSTEIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

JAMES SCARLES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

MYSTIC

Connecticut

CALVIN MARTIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

OCALA

Florida

BARBARA CZELUSNIAK MD

Claims Filled59

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

RAYMOND TOHER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

DURHAM

North Carolina

SANJAY KAUL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

BROWNSVILLE

Kentucky

SALVATORE PASQUALE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

CROTON ON HUDSON

New York