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DILTIAZEM HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

761K
Medicare Part D Claims
$8.57M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 67,066 $821K
Florida 67,029 $751K
New York 47,895 $565K
Texas 46,380 $517K
Pennsylvania 37,611 $387K
Ohio 35,809 $454K
Illinois 33,109 $379K
North Carolina 27,234 $283K
Georgia 25,847 $272K
Michigan 24,243 $301K
Tennessee 23,207 $244K
Missouri 22,285 $230K
New Jersey 21,940 $241K
Kentucky 20,177 $221K
Indiana 19,299 $222K
Alabama 16,310 $174K
Virginia 16,129 $187K
South Carolina 14,862 $160K
Massachusetts 14,299 $165K
Arkansas 14,236 $142K
Louisiana 14,032 $142K
Mississippi 11,754 $115K
Oklahoma 11,376 $126K
Wisconsin 10,384 $124K
Arizona 10,362 $118K
Iowa 9,789 $101K
Washington 9,484 $105K
Maryland 8,367 $106K
Connecticut 8,049 $97K
Kansas 8,031 $87.9K
West Virginia 7,579 $79.1K
Oregon 7,462 $84.3K
Minnesota 7,163 $91.2K
Colorado 5,769 $67.8K
Nevada 4,767 $53.1K
Rhode Island 3,982 $39.4K
New Mexico 3,341 $32.7K
Nebraska 3,181 $31.6K
New Hampshire 2,981 $37K
Maine 2,933 $38.4K
Idaho 2,807 $33.6K
Hawaii 1,843 $21.9K
South Dakota 1,793 $20.6K
Utah 1,786 $17.4K
North Dakota 1,453 $16K
Montana 1,424 $16.2K
Delaware 1,419 $20.4K
Vermont 1,094 $11.6K
District of Columbia 940 $11.1K
Wyoming 610 $5,865
Alaska 544 $7,636
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for DILTIAZEM HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CARMEN IRIZARRY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled191

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

HASMUKH PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

NASHVILLE

Arkansas

VIVIAN VILLARRUBIA VELEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled190

LUQUILLO

Puerto Rico

ANGIE ROSADO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled187

PONCE

Puerto Rico

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

GARDEN GROVE

California

OLGA PACHECO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled185

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

CHRISTOPHER MAULDIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled179

LAUREL

Mississippi

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

STEVEN LEWIS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled174

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

YONGKUMA YONGKUMA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled166

ANDALUSIA

Alabama

RICHARD BENDALL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled165

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

SALOMON MITRANI-SEVY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled162

MIAMI

Florida

MADHU DHARAWAT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled162

GLEN DALE

West Virginia

ULISES RODRIGUEZ

Specialist

Claims Filled160

PONCE

Puerto Rico

EUGENE SILVA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled159

ROCKFORD

Illinois

ANGELO SOYANGCO MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled159

GALESBURG

Illinois

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled158

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

JOSE DE LEON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

JOEL CARVER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled155

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

JUAN ORTIZ MATOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

MANOJ SHAH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled153

GULFPORT

Mississippi

DIANA MANCUSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled152

DOTHAN

Alabama

MICHAEL DIBBS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled150

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

BENJAMIN VELAZQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled148

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

JAMES CLEMMONS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled148

CHIPLEY

Florida