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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
JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

KEVIN HIGH MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled103

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

IVAN SOOSAIPILLAI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled102

OCALA

Florida

MEHUL SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

CHICAGO

Illinois

DAVID WINSTON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled102

SUN CITY

Arizona

SATWANT KINGRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

AHMET DIRICAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled100

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

LENEXA

Kansas

PATRICK NOLAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled100

MOBILE

Alabama

MICHAEL SOMERO M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled100

PALM SPRINGS

California

NANCY SWAYZE M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled99

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

J PAUL OKEEFE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled99

MAYWOOD

Illinois

DAVID BARRASSO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled99

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled99

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

EDWARD MORALES M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled99

OXNARD

California

VINOD GULATI M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

AMITYVILLE

New York

JOSEPH ZACHARIAH DO

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled97

PHOENIX

Arizona

AMAN AHMED MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled97

CINCINNATI

Ohio

RAMPRASAD GOPALAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled97

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

BRENT WISE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled97

NEW YORK

New York

LELAND ALLEN M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled97

ALABASTER

Alabama

ROBERT KANTOR MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled97

HARRISBURG

Pennsylvania

MORGAN MEYER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

LOMBARD

Illinois

HASSANALI SEWANI MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled96

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JIGNESH MODI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled96

NITRO

West Virginia