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Prescriber Checkup » AZITHROMYCIN

AZITHROMYCIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

7.2M
Medicare Part D Claims
$93.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 687,805 $8.34M
Florida 585,968 $7.9M
New York 467,638 $5.84M
Texas 460,555 $5.97M
Pennsylvania 365,254 $4.37M
Ohio 342,979 $4.42M
Illinois 258,708 $3.27M
North Carolina 248,915 $3.2M
Michigan 228,696 $3.35M
New Jersey 228,402 $2.81M
Georgia 208,025 $2.69M
Tennessee 207,421 $2.75M
Kentucky 170,859 $2.16M
Virginia 170,030 $2.16M
Missouri 168,210 $2.14M
Indiana 164,292 $2.02M
Alabama 142,228 $1.85M
Arizona 133,470 $1.48M
Louisiana 132,256 $1.87M
Massachusetts 128,442 $1.76M
South Carolina 116,572 $1.62M
Minnesota 112,054 $1.6M
Washington 110,855 $1.49M
Wisconsin 109,369 $1.48M
Mississippi 96,424 $1.25M
Oklahoma 94,712 $1.22M
Arkansas 94,573 $1.3M
Maryland 87,356 $1.11M
Iowa 83,295 $1.2M
Connecticut 81,246 $961K
West Virginia 75,490 $899K
Oregon 70,377 $1.02M
Colorado 68,559 $897K
Kansas 67,557 $923K
Nevada 47,359 $577K
New Mexico 43,488 $617K
Utah 39,976 $566K
Maine 39,557 $450K
Nebraska 35,588 $507K
Rhode Island 29,555 $435K
Idaho 29,082 $387K
Hawaii 26,811 $441K
New Hampshire 23,965 $297K
Montana 21,899 $318K
South Dakota 21,798 $328K
Delaware 19,079 $246K
North Dakota 17,464 $266K
Vermont 15,741 $189K
Wyoming 10,617 $148K
District of Columbia 6,998 $99.2K
Alaska 6,648 $96.6K
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 AZITHROMYCIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICK LIN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled570

MCALLEN

Texas

RICHARD WAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled561

MORGANTOWN

Kentucky

JUSTO DELGADO M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled560

CHICAGO

Illinois

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled559

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled549

LOS ANGELES

California

GURMIT GILL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled542

GARDEN CITY

New York

KENNETH AZAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled531

SEDALIA

Missouri

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled531

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM MILROTH M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled527

MC CONNELLSBURG

Pennsylvania

ANTHONY CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled518

TOMPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

MICHAEL DIMEO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled517

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

JUAN CANDELARIO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled515

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

WOODLAWN

Virginia

GAUTAM DEV MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled504

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

WILLIAM GOELLNER M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled502

THE VILLAGES

Florida

JEFFREY SAYLOR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled498

GUNTERSVILLE

Alabama

RAMESH KAUL MD, FCCP, MS

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled497

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

MARK ROLFE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled494

TAMPA

Florida

MOHAMED ALDAHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled493

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled490

HAYTI

Missouri

ELIE SAAB MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled490

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

MAZHAR ELAMIR

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled487

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

DANA REIHMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled485

RICHMOND

Indiana

EDGAR RAMOS MENDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled478

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

MARK WENCEL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled472

WICHITA

Kansas