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Prescriber Checkup » CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA

CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

2.57M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 120 of 3238

$99.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 212 of 3238

405,613
Patients

Rank: 176 of 3238

121,985
Prescribers

Rank: 202 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 45,273 264,429 $11.7M
New York 29,101 189,844 $7.59M
Florida 30,491 173,846 $6.5M
Texas 24,950 142,494 $5.18M
Pennsylvania 20,910 141,306 $5.15M
Ohio 18,466 111,215 $5.05M
Illinois 16,076 100,627 $4M
Michigan 14,602 80,336 $3.44M
North Carolina 12,055 74,944 $2.64M
Missouri 10,572 67,917 $2.69M
New Jersey 10,966 66,211 $2.71M
Tennessee 10,314 65,355 $2.2M
Wisconsin 9,135 61,675 $2.49M
Georgia 9,795 59,601 $2.14M
Indiana 9,552 56,856 $2.14M
Minnesota 9,043 54,991 $2.78M
Massachusetts 8,451 54,976 $2.21M
Washington 8,303 49,214 $1.87M
Virginia 8,016 48,255 $1.96M
Alabama 7,640 45,384 $1.43M
Arizona 8,363 44,635 $1.93M
Iowa 6,258 44,466 $1.51M
Kentucky 7,305 44,330 $1.6M
Oregon 6,663 40,626 $1.67M
Kansas 4,884 32,888 $1.27M
Arkansas 5,092 32,517 $979K
Colorado 5,595 32,022 $1.36M
Connecticut 4,547 30,067 $1.12M
Louisiana 4,965 29,854 $950K
Oklahoma 4,958 29,292 $985K
Maryland 5,076 27,916 $1.26M
South Carolina 4,707 27,764 $983K
Mississippi 3,673 23,169 $613K
Nebraska 3,255 22,982 $761K
West Virginia 3,182 19,701 $629K
Utah 2,604 14,114 $599K
Maine 2,339 13,862 $593K
South Dakota 1,794 13,121 $487K
Nevada 2,337 13,053 $464K
New Mexico 2,300 12,629 $512K
Rhode Island 1,680 12,274 $435K
Idaho 1,890 11,388 $364K
North Dakota 1,634 11,382 $489K
New Hampshire 1,569 9,513 $403K
Montana 1,301 8,118 $245K
Hawaii 1,362 7,764 $313K
Vermont 846 5,191 $208K
Delaware 988 4,998 $224K
District of Columbia 762 3,387 $185K
Alaska 324 2,776 $69.5K
Wyoming 407 2,686 $88K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LYNN STRUCK MD

Neurology

Claims Filled2,446

DES MOINES

Iowa

RAJESH PAHWA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled2,399

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

SUSAN BASER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled2,389

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

NEAL HERMANOWICZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled2,035

ORANGE

California

JOSEPH FRIEDMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled2,014

WARWICK

Rhode Island

MARTHA NANCE

Neurology

Claims Filled1,761

ST LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

NICKLESH THAKUR D.O.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled1,655

SACRAMENTO

California

GEORGE PLOTKIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,594

TYLER

Texas

CHERYL WATERS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,366

NEW YORK

New York

BRIAN MADDUX MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,333

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LESLIE NEUMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,327

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

PAUL NAUSIEDA MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled1,325

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

KAREN BLINDAUER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,222

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DEAN SUTHERLAND MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,183

SARASOTA

Florida

ANDREW DUKER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,135

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SARA BATYA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,134

SPRINGFIELD

Oregon

RYAN WALSH MD, PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,115

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

ABRAHAM LIEBERMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,080

PHOENIX

Arizona

JOSE DIAZ PIMENTEL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,080

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CARLOS SINGER

Neurology

Claims Filled1,071

MIAMI

Florida

BURTON SCOTT MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,067

DURHAM

North Carolina

KEVIN KLOS MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled1,059

TULSA

Oklahoma

JOY DEMARCAIDA

Neurology

Claims Filled1,058

MANCHESTER

Connecticut

GEORGIA LEA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,057

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

JAMES PATTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,051

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina