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SINGLE USE SWAB

Single-use swabs Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

250K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 472 of 3238

$991K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1503 of 3238

88,959
Patients

Rank: 422 of 3238

43,166
Prescribers

Rank: 412 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 27,598 86,553 $257K
California 6,946 22,786 $73.9K
Michigan 4,683 16,575 $57.9K
Illinois 5,813 14,286 $59.5K
Tennessee 4,553 10,299 $44.5K
Ohio 4,142 10,003 $40.7K
Florida 2,882 8,233 $47.3K
Pennsylvania 2,373 8,196 $28.7K
Minnesota 2,168 7,251 $28.7K
Missouri 1,883 6,154 $27.3K
Texas 2,953 5,390 $31.1K
Washington 1,843 5,330 $24.7K
Massachusetts 1,499 4,147 $14K
South Carolina 1,046 3,260 $22.3K
Virginia 1,532 2,715 $21.5K
North Carolina 1,271 2,667 $18.5K
Indiana 1,333 2,635 $13.9K
Nebraska 823 2,550 $10.3K
Arizona 984 2,070 $9,906
Wisconsin 796 1,991 $9,552
Oregon 670 1,963 $10.4K
Georgia 1,032 1,854 $12.8K
Colorado 697 1,716 $7,780
Louisiana 1,156 1,706 $16.4K
New Jersey 609 1,626 $5,719
Hawaii 478 1,388 $4,765
Mississippi 660 1,309 $8,192
Arkansas 608 1,178 $8,096
Kentucky 715 1,168 $8,939
Iowa 358 986 $5,122
Alabama 606 968 $7,497
Maine 272 900 $4,634
Maryland 340 862 $3,086
Nevada 431 782 $5,472
Kansas 343 705 $4,653
Oklahoma 363 685 $4,629
West Virginia 373 659 $4,939
Vermont 203 655 $2,536
Connecticut 232 522 $1,843
New Mexico 217 478 $2,445
Utah 191 422 $1,927
District of Columbia 168 362 $1,173
New Hampshire 126 337 $1,487
North Dakota 74 334 $1,733
Idaho 145 275 $1,563
Alaska 101 258 $1,023
South Dakota 101 252 $1,152
Montana 86 198 $1,121
Rhode Island 51 140 $483
Delaware 27 66 $231
Wyoming 27 53 $267
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 SINGLE USE SWAB

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STELLA ILYAYEVA PHYSICIAN, P.C.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled396

FOREST HILLS

New York

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled376

LOS ANGELES

California

CHRISTOPHER CHOW DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled360

NEW YORK

New York

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled359

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled352

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled326

PLANT CITY

Florida

FRANCISCO ROSARIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled324

NEW YORK

New York

EMIL SITTO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled315

STERLING HEIGHTS

Michigan

MATIN SHARAFATKHAH M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled305

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT PERKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled273

SHELBY

North Carolina

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled267

WESTMINSTER

California

HOSSAM AMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

BROOKLYN

New York

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

BASEL BRIKHO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

LATHRUP VILLAGE

Michigan

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled256

LOS ANGELES

California

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled247

BROOKLYN

New York

STEFAN SCHEIDLER M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled244

KENNETT

Missouri

TRICIA CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

BRONX

New York

MATVEY BROKHIN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled230

BROOKLYN

New York

MAX FRANCOIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

NEW YORK

New York

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled220

DUNEDIN

Florida

MAHMOUD RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

DEARBORN

Michigan

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

YOUSIF MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan