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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
HAMED KOMAIHA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled120

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

PARASBHAI PATEL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled120

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

WESTON

Massachusetts

CHRISTOPHER HORTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled116

DENVER

Colorado

ALOK SAXENA M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

RACHEL AVGUSH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled114

GARNERVILLE

New York

JOAQUIN MENDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

BUSHNELL

Florida

DHAVAL SHAH M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled113

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

THOMAS VERVILLE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled111

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

JOHN MEEK MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled110

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ANSLEM OPITOKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

RONALD BARBOUR MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled110

TEMPLE TERRACE

Florida

M HANI SALAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled109

MEDFORD

New York

DENNIS DELGADO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled109

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

QUI THAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

EDWARD HYNDMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled108

MOBILE

Alabama

WILLIAM HARLEY M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled108

GASTONIA

North Carolina

EHAB SHAMS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

CHICAGO

Illinois

RICHARD GARMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

PAUL KAMITSUKA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

JAVIER CALDERON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled104

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

MARIAM ESAT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled104

KISSIMMEE

Florida

EDWARD SHERMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled103

LOMBARD

Illinois

KIANOUSH CHEYBANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

PHOENIX

Arizona