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VANCOMYCIN HCL

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

135K
Medicare Part D Claims
$24.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 23,047 $2.58M
Florida 21,274 $2.34M
New York 20,065 $2.1M
Ohio 17,515 $1.61M
Pennsylvania 14,955 $1.45M
Illinois 13,427 $1.22M
Michigan 8,354 $858K
North Carolina 8,124 $725K
Massachusetts 7,351 $540K
Texas 7,145 $913K
Missouri 6,920 $791K
New Jersey 6,611 $587K
Tennessee 6,222 $626K
Arizona 5,969 $617K
Indiana 5,950 $543K
Virginia 5,849 $532K
Kentucky 5,755 $656K
Georgia 4,651 $432K
Wisconsin 4,430 $338K
Alabama 4,305 $408K
Maryland 3,837 $393K
Minnesota 3,807 $378K
Connecticut 3,205 $252K
Nevada 2,827 $237K
Washington 2,745 $325K
West Virginia 2,497 $244K
Colorado 2,454 $237K
Mississippi 2,224 $241K
Arkansas 2,122 $297K
Rhode Island 1,989 $221K
South Carolina 1,813 $204K
Kansas 1,797 $213K
Iowa 1,697 $153K
Louisiana 1,628 $190K
Oklahoma 1,355 $227K
Utah 1,307 $73.6K
Maine 1,054 $83.8K
New Hampshire 860 $75.4K
Oregon 813 $93.5K
Nebraska 764 $70K
Idaho 731 $71.4K
New Mexico 543 $50.3K
South Dakota 416 $34.3K
North Dakota 347 $26.4K
District of Columbia 340 $25.5K
Delaware 297 $34.2K
Vermont 291 $15.9K
Montana 274 $30.1K
Wyoming 237 $15.5K
Hawaii 174 $12K
Alaska 103 $7,146
Puerto Rico 60 $10.2K
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 VANCOMYCIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEVE PU

Surgery

Claims Filled219

KENNETT

Missouri

JANE EMERICK M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled218

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled200

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

SYED RAHMAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled196

HENDERSON

Nevada

KENNETH MIDDLEBROOKS M.D

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled186

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

THOMAS KEELING M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled183

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ORLANDO CARPIO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled182

MIDDLE VILLAGE

New York

DAVID WEBER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled177

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

CECILIA GAYNOR M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled175

ASHLAND

Kentucky

RICHARD SOKOLOV MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled174

LOS ANGELES

California

LISA TKATCH MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled173

HARRISBURG

Pennsylvania

BACHIR YOUNES M.D. , M.P.H.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled164

PALM DESERT

California

RICHARD GOODMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled164

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MUHAMMAD KHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

SAGINAW

Michigan

PETER NORVID MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled162

LA GRANGE

Illinois

JAMES SMITH M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled158

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JOEL NYSTROM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled158

TRANSFER

Pennsylvania

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ROBERT ARYEETEY MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled153

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

LORAIN

Ohio

HAFSA SIDDIQUI M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled147

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

CAROL GARNER MD

Claims Filled147

JAMAICA PLAIN

Massachusetts

AMARDEEP SODHI M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled146

SUN CITY

Arizona

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

RODNEY KUSUMI M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled145

COLUMBUS

Ohio