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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
YEHUDA BEN-HAIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

BROOKLYN

New York

KITONGA KIMINYO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled143

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

NALINI RAO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled142

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MUHAMMAD FAROOQI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

CLEVELAND

Ohio

DAVID REDFIELD M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled141

LA JOLLA

California

ROBERT BLAYNEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

LITTLETON

Colorado

JEFFREY JAMES MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled141

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

RANDOLPH CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

PHOENIX

Arizona

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ADNAN SIDDIQUI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled133

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JULIO MELO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled132

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

PAUL WRITZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

COLBY

Wisconsin

CARLOS FRANCO-PEREDES M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled131

ATLANTA

Georgia

THOMAS MANDAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

PARMA

Ohio

THOMAS LEHNER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled130

NORTON

Ohio

INDULEKHA GOPAL M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled128

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

ALEXANDER KARLIC MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled127

ROCHESTER

New York

JO DEAL M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled127

JACKSON

Mississippi

RALPH ESSIEN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled126

NEW ROCHELLE

New York

RAJANIKANT USGAONKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

EAGLE PASS

Texas

JOHN BROOKS M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled124

PORT HURON

Michigan

SUSAN DELAP M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled124

SHERWOOD

Arkansas

ALI HASSOUN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled123

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

ROGER SCHUTT D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled123

DORCHESTER CENTER

Massachusetts

AMAN NANDA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled122

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island