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PROAIR HFA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

6.15M
Medicare Part D Claims
$319M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 733,551 $34.8M
Florida 374,722 $19.5M
New York 345,799 $17.4M
Ohio 332,510 $17.5M
Texas 255,901 $14.3M
Michigan 244,839 $13.2M
Illinois 233,842 $12.6M
Massachusetts 217,437 $11.1M
North Carolina 213,322 $11M
Pennsylvania 201,327 $10.1M
Tennessee 198,248 $10.3M
Missouri 181,177 $9.31M
New Jersey 164,541 $8.35M
Georgia 156,774 $7.92M
Washington 145,637 $7.74M
Virginia 144,328 $7.59M
Kentucky 141,621 $7.29M
Arizona 138,608 $7.5M
Indiana 134,826 $7.33M
Minnesota 103,503 $5.65M
Wisconsin 100,463 $5.28M
Alabama 99,184 $5.15M
Oregon 95,560 $4.92M
South Carolina 91,311 $4.84M
Louisiana 89,846 $4.59M
Oklahoma 89,506 $4.92M
West Virginia 80,135 $4.17M
Iowa 75,954 $3.93M
Colorado 75,383 $4.03M
Arkansas 69,713 $3.7M
Maryland 66,128 $3.55M
Connecticut 62,161 $3.25M
Mississippi 57,556 $2.99M
Kansas 54,289 $2.85M
Maine 47,999 $2.65M
New Mexico 41,311 $2.29M
Rhode Island 34,581 $1.67M
Nevada 29,915 $1.71M
Nebraska 29,143 $1.51M
Idaho 28,767 $1.57M
New Hampshire 25,995 $1.42M
Utah 24,732 $1.31M
Hawaii 21,454 $1.02M
Vermont 16,872 $907K
Delaware 16,742 $929K
Montana 16,232 $898K
North Dakota 12,200 $645K
South Dakota 10,592 $567K
District of Columbia 10,411 $499K
Wyoming 7,647 $424K
Alaska 5,713 $339K
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 »

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Top prescribers for PROAIR HFA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HUNG NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

WESTMINSTER

California

MICHAEL BLATT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled379

WHEELING

West Virginia

IVAN ACKERMAN M.D

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled378

BRANDON

Florida

MAHMOUD RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled378

DEARBORN

Michigan

ARCADIO HILARIO POMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled377

DES PLAINES

Illinois

SAMEER SAWALHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled376

DEARBORN

Michigan

KENNETH WAYNE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled376

OTTUMWA

Iowa

FEBE WALLACE MEDICAL DOCTOR

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled375

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

WILLIAM DISHNER DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled375

MESA

Arizona

JAVID YADEGAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled373

BROOKLYN

New York

LARRY CARRUTH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled373

JACKSON

Tennessee

JEFFREY LONG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled372

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

TYRONE LEE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled371

CONWAY

Arkansas

SALEEM MAHMOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled371

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

ZONGLI CHANG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled370

LIVONIA

Michigan

QUIRICO CRISTALES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled369

COLUMBUS

Ohio

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled367

UNION CITY

New Jersey

CHARLES BRUYNTJENS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled367

DAVENPORT

Iowa

ABDULLAH YONAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled367

PEORIA

Arizona

ALEXIS CORAZON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled367

PATERSON

New Jersey

FAROOQ AHMED M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled367

SKOKIE

Illinois

JOSEPH BOSCIA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled366

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

MICHAEL SPANDORFER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled365

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

MARY MASON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled363

LITTLE RIVER

South Carolina

MICHAEL POPOFF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled363

DETROIT

Michigan