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Name-Brand Prescribing

Below are prescribing tallies by state for primary-care specialties, which include internal medicine, family medicine and general medicine doctors. The table shows dispensing rates for name-brand drugs and the percentage of prescriptions that went to low-income patients. Specialties are self-reported by doctors in the National Provider Identifier system.

State Total Claims Brand Name Drug Claims Low-Income Subsidy Claims % Brand Name Drugs % Low-Income Subsidy
513,726 128,761 393,764 25.06% 76.65%
14,805,269 2,876,078 8,849,305 19.43% 59.77%
9,197,904 1,807,257 5,174,677 19.65% 56.26%
10,016,276 1,882,665 4,130,065 18.80% 41.23%
64,860,144 14,075,351 32,747,386 21.70% 50.49%
7,120,027 1,339,963 2,741,377 18.82% 38.50%
5,738,766 1,455,042 3,606,906 25.35% 62.85%
618,086 154,302 429,939 24.96% 69.56%
1,410,675 350,906 705,048 24.88% 49.98%
49,545,166 9,986,940 24,067,974 20.16% 48.58%
20,990,307 4,550,849 11,451,776 21.68% 54.56%
2,478,259 604,983 953,691 24.41% 38.48%
9,099,440 1,654,094 3,379,372 18.18% 37.14%
2,908,184 548,356 1,260,869 18.86% 43.36%
25,033,475 5,264,757 12,573,738 21.03% 50.23%
15,759,516 3,386,312 7,435,347 21.49% 47.18%
7,548,665 1,501,285 3,045,352 19.89% 40.34%
15,719,775 3,404,393 8,647,043 21.66% 55.01%
11,151,638 2,570,310 6,587,011 23.05% 59.07%
13,380,538 2,429,702 7,547,741 18.16% 56.41%
6,616,692 1,513,222 3,393,532 22.87% 51.29%
3,326,080 708,154 2,301,638 21.29% 69.20%
17,996,965 3,468,227 10,103,110 19.27% 56.14%
11,977,936 2,042,838 4,907,335 17.06% 40.97%
17,864,511 3,643,147 8,683,086 20.39% 48.61%
8,923,124 1,884,217 5,616,214 21.12% 62.94%
2,000,127 372,646 842,201 18.63% 42.11%
23,020,812 5,097,648 12,293,095 22.14% 53.40%
1,975,699 372,173 699,485 18.84% 35.40%
4,980,815 982,053 1,930,210 19.72% 38.75%
2,133,487 455,338 1,032,721 21.34% 48.41%
12,822,496 3,589,913 6,964,086 28.00% 54.31%
3,264,701 577,507 1,484,715 17.69% 45.48%
3,986,485 672,472 1,493,453 16.87% 37.46%
34,568,761 9,177,878 22,088,849 26.55% 63.90%
31,554,322 6,700,858 14,349,536 21.24% 45.48%
9,494,143 1,961,218 4,632,134 20.66% 48.79%
8,825,310 1,563,491 3,300,479 17.72% 37.40%
36,396,778 8,032,192 16,481,572 22.07% 45.28%
2,942,326 575,906 1,386,677 19.57% 47.13%
10,748,572 2,431,734 5,923,218 22.62% 55.11%
2,260,592 420,613 883,706 18.61% 39.09%
18,861,900 3,700,924 9,974,193 19.62% 52.88%
39,974,960 9,000,602 21,584,528 22.52% 54.00%
3,189,657 603,868 1,123,121 18.93% 35.21%
14,677,150 3,067,945 7,082,463 20.90% 48.26%
1,356,785 279,511 775,558 20.60% 57.16%
11,357,866 2,079,445 5,124,087 18.31% 45.11%
12,739,259 2,367,536 5,857,313 18.58% 45.98%
6,697,906 1,496,586 3,441,743 22.34% 51.39%
849,363 174,402 366,270 20.53% 43.12%
655,281,416 138,986,570 331,848,709 21.21% 50.64%