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COPAXONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

224K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 498 of 3238

$1.12B
Retail Cost

Rank: 13 of 3238

27,424
Patients

Rank: 650 of 3238

10,808
Prescribers

Rank: 753 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 2,356 18,946 $91.3M
New York 2,024 16,046 $82.4M
Pennsylvania 1,869 15,079 $76.9M
Florida 1,705 13,403 $65.9M
Michigan 1,617 13,235 $66M
Texas 1,539 11,692 $60.3M
Ohio 1,239 10,142 $50.2M
New Jersey 967 7,412 $40.2M
Illinois 869 6,833 $34.1M
North Carolina 805 6,180 $31.6M
Massachusetts 759 5,965 $29.7M
Wisconsin 710 5,814 $28.9M
Washington 732 5,740 $28.7M
Georgia 699 5,183 $26.3M
Indiana 634 5,011 $25M
Missouri 582 4,708 $23.1M
Tennessee 590 4,681 $23.3M
Minnesota 517 4,379 $21.2M
Virginia 536 4,025 $20.1M
Colorado 541 3,990 $19.5M
Kentucky 506 3,951 $19.8M
Oregon 464 3,734 $18.1M
Arizona 472 3,682 $18.2M
Connecticut 427 3,447 $17.5M
Maryland 425 3,135 $16.4M
South Carolina 332 2,560 $12.9M
Oklahoma 309 2,534 $12.4M
Alabama 307 2,504 $12M
Utah 298 2,411 $12.1M
Nevada 269 2,127 $10.4M
Louisiana 255 2,124 $10.2M
Arkansas 259 2,096 $10.4M
Montana 208 1,858 $8.81M
Kansas 225 1,854 $9M
Nebraska 197 1,658 $8.01M
New Hampshire 198 1,577 $8.01M
Idaho 193 1,475 $7.25M
Iowa 171 1,421 $6.87M
West Virginia 180 1,414 $6.85M
Mississippi 176 1,356 $6.58M
New Mexico 163 1,287 $6.52M
South Dakota 141 1,225 $6M
Maine 159 1,142 $5.76M
Rhode Island 84 690 $3.36M
Delaware 90 675 $3.83M
North Dakota 78 635 $3.2M
Vermont 78 572 $2.79M
Wyoming 45 362 $1.81M
District of Columbia 52 324 $1.69M
Alaska 33 282 $1.41M
Hawaii 23 191 $955K
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 COPAXONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BEN THROWER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled739

ATLANTA

Georgia

MARY ANN PICONE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled686

TEANECK

New Jersey

THOMAS MOOSE RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled602

ROCHESTER

New York

RONALD BAILEY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled567

RIVERSIDE

California

JONATHAN CALKWOOD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled512

GOLDEN VALLEY

Minnesota

BIANCA WEINSTOCK GUTTMAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled499

BUFFALO

New York

TIMOTHY CARRABINE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled489

UNIONTOWN

Ohio

BRIAN STEINGO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled487

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

EMILY RISER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled438

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ROBERT ARCHER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled424

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MARIKO KITA MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled413

SEATTLE

Washington

ERICA GRAZIOLI DO

Neurology

Claims Filled404

ERIE

Pennsylvania

JODY COREY-BLOOM MD, PHD

Neurology

Claims Filled404

SAN DIEGO

California

THOMAS SCOTT MD

Neurology

Claims Filled393

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MARTHA SMITH LIGHTFOOT N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled391

ROCHESTER

New York

SHARON LYNCH M.D,

Neurology

Claims Filled388

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

DONALD BARONE DO

Neurology

Claims Filled386

STRATFORD

New Jersey

SHERRILL LORING MD

Neurology

Claims Filled385

GAINESVILLE

Florida

JOHN HUDDLESTONE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled376

TACOMA

Washington

ROCK HEYMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled361

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DANIEL WYNN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled356

NORTHBROOK

Illinois

RUTH FREDERICKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled352

JACKSON

Mississippi

AJAY GUPTA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled349

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

ALIZA BEN-ZACHARIA DRN.P.

Neurology

Claims Filled347

NEW YORK

New York

BHUPENDRA KHATRI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled347

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin