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Prescriber Checkup » Name-Brand Prescribing

Name-Brand Prescribing

Updated: Dec. 2014

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. The data covers the year 2012 and only those providers included in Prescriber Checkup.

State Total Claims Brand Name Drug Claims Low Income Subsidy Claims % Brand Name Drugs % Low Income Subsidy
503,576 142,119 357,105 0.28 70.91%
15,368,286 3,360,504 8,941,979 0.22 58.18%
9,577,507 2,136,890 5,261,958 0.22 54.94%
10,262,508 2,373,578 4,034,231 0.23 39.31%
67,734,783 17,551,691 34,131,338 0.26 50.39%
7,467,940 1,730,019 2,952,693 0.23 39.54%
6,748,424 1,895,650 3,821,156 0.28 56.62%
648,262 178,755 451,216 0.28 69.60%
1,477,495 396,890 726,762 0.27 49.19%
51,888,507 12,669,244 24,805,056 0.24 47.80%
22,008,274 5,349,446 11,813,439 0.24 53.68%
2,530,803 678,735 960,281 0.27 37.94%
9,285,256 2,035,918 3,427,535 0.22 36.91%
3,015,252 659,841 1,278,086 0.22 42.39%
25,480,591 6,207,212 12,578,817 0.24 49.37%
16,268,971 3,918,763 7,477,141 0.24 45.96%
7,840,581 1,778,189 3,116,719 0.23 39.75%
15,869,216 3,800,106 8,474,171 0.24 53.40%
12,266,504 3,164,783 6,682,530 0.26 54.48%
13,959,214 2,987,761 7,735,378 0.21 55.41%
6,846,693 1,725,403 3,488,315 0.25 50.95%
3,364,857 788,790 2,257,576 0.23 67.09%
20,550,504 4,660,377 10,136,260 0.23 49.32%
12,056,135 2,424,203 4,846,314 0.20 40.20%
18,304,183 4,234,946 8,709,532 0.23 47.58%
9,214,616 2,283,210 5,645,426 0.25 61.27%
2,056,592 453,076 854,739 0.22 41.56%
23,748,232 6,063,392 12,203,890 0.26 51.39%
1,960,075 451,190 696,726 0.23 35.55%
5,136,643 1,202,017 1,924,415 0.23 37.46%
2,143,188 499,954 983,726 0.23 45.90%
14,841,490 4,706,583 7,188,746 0.32 48.44%
3,334,013 726,543 1,527,061 0.22 45.80%
4,217,879 869,488 1,513,672 0.21 35.89%
39,785,336 11,889,535 24,195,671 0.30 60.82%
32,594,243 7,499,479 14,482,401 0.23 44.43%
9,603,777 2,278,769 4,580,536 0.24 47.70%
9,016,843 1,949,653 3,346,803 0.22 37.12%
37,532,623 9,236,107 16,713,724 0.25 44.53%
3,062,455 650,082 1,414,477 0.21 46.19%
11,206,110 2,788,188 5,915,537 0.25 52.79%
2,302,010 506,353 888,266 0.22 38.59%
19,300,553 4,475,311 9,927,040 0.23 51.43%
41,547,350 10,703,413 22,200,619 0.26 53.43%
3,430,165 768,094 1,154,030 0.22 33.64%
15,213,889 3,582,855 7,122,938 0.24 46.82%
1,362,494 308,115 762,207 0.23 55.94%
11,789,679 2,602,886 5,144,535 0.22 43.64%
13,486,320 2,963,514 5,815,829 0.22 43.12%
6,860,782 1,711,242 3,459,991 0.25 50.43%
851,024 208,119 347,609 0.24 40.85%