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VANCOMYCIN HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

294K
Medicare Part D Claims
$79.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 27,114 $7.77M
Florida 26,072 $5.75M
New York 24,201 $8.9M
Ohio 18,922 $4.53M
Pennsylvania 18,345 $5.25M
Illinois 15,073 $3.3M
Michigan 10,770 $3.27M
Texas 9,432 $2.6M
New Jersey 8,892 $3.57M
North Carolina 8,822 $1.92M
Massachusetts 8,656 $2.62M
Missouri 7,607 $1.87M
Indiana 7,569 $1.79M
Tennessee 7,445 $1.47M
Kentucky 7,197 $1.42M
Arizona 6,754 $1.62M
Virginia 6,568 $1.58M
Georgia 5,905 $1.56M
Minnesota 5,502 $1.46M
Wisconsin 5,314 $1.38M
Alabama 4,948 $903K
Maryland 4,343 $1.36M
Connecticut 4,204 $1.55M
Washington 4,022 $1.44M
Colorado 3,225 $937K
West Virginia 3,050 $811K
Nevada 2,962 $452K
Arkansas 2,774 $605K
Mississippi 2,671 $488K
Louisiana 2,561 $766K
Iowa 2,460 $529K
Oklahoma 2,355 $1.05M
South Carolina 2,275 $650K
Rhode Island 2,093 $559K
Kansas 2,091 $514K
Utah 1,850 $411K
Maine 1,521 $413K
Oregon 1,278 $539K
Nebraska 1,233 $281K
New Hampshire 1,081 $356K
New Mexico 1,051 $330K
Idaho 792 $230K
South Dakota 675 $122K
Delaware 507 $233K
Montana 501 $138K
North Dakota 479 $129K
District of Columbia 343 $96.3K
Vermont 317 $210K
Wyoming 255 $59K
Hawaii 143 $28.7K
Alaska 120 $19K
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 VANCOMYCIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALKA REBENTISH MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled120

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

MARIAM ESAT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled120

KISSIMMEE

Florida

MOHAMED NAKESHBANDI M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled119

BROOKLYN

New York

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

BUSHNELL

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

LORAIN

Ohio

BRIAN LIPMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled118

HENDERSON

Nevada

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

WOODLAWN

Virginia

KAMRAN AKHTAR MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled116

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JOHN GOLDMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled116

HARRISBURG

Pennsylvania

PAUL KAMITSUKA MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled115

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

PALMDALE

California

DENNIS DELGADO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled114

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DAVID STEFFENSEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled114

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

THOMAS PATNAUDE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ADNAN SIDDIQUI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled114

BRIDGETON

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER LOCKHART M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

HOUSTON

Texas

NICHOLAS CALICA MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled113

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

RICHARD GARMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ELADIO DIEGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

OCALA

Florida

THOMAS VERVILLE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled111

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

WAREF AZMEH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled111

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

EDWARD HYNDMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled111

MOBILE

Alabama

MICHAEL BYERS M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled111

JACKSON

Mississippi

RONALD BARBOUR MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled110

TEMPLE TERRACE

Florida

MHD KUSSAY SAMKARI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

TEMPE

Arizona