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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
THOMAS LAMARRE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled96

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ANTONIO ORTEGA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled96

EL PASO

Texas

DANIEL ZYDOWICZ MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled96

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

WILLIAM GOROSPE MD, PHD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled96

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled95

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

JOHN BATBOUTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

SPENCER

Massachusetts

GODSON OGUCHI M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled94

ORANGE CITY

Florida

ALKA REBENTISH MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled94

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

SHANKAR RAMAN MD,MPH

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled94

BAKERSFIELD

California

CHARLES HAILE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled93

TOWSON

Maryland

MACIEJ SOLAREWICZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

LAKEVIEW

Michigan

C BODET MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled92

MOBILE

Alabama

ALBERT DEVLIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

ELMIRA

New York

BRIAN LIPMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled92

HENDERSON

Nevada

DAVID APGAR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

CLAUDIA ALTMANN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled91

MEQUON

Wisconsin

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled91

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

JYOTI MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

WILLIAMSBURG

Ohio

SALWA GERGES MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled91

BROOKLYN

New York

JEFFREY LEVENSON M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled91

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

ANTON MAKI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled90

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

LLOYD LAGRANGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

HICKORY

North Carolina

JOHN GOLDMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled90

HARRISBURG

Pennsylvania