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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
LAWRENCE DREXLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled130

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

ROBERTO FRED MD FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled130

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

SMYRNA

Georgia

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

LORAIN

Ohio

PHILIP WEISS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

KINGSTON

New York

TERESA SALAZAR-CATRON MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled128

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

JOSE PENA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled128

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

AWILDA FRANCO-MATTA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled128

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled128

WESTLAND

Michigan

JOHN TZENG M.D., PH.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled127

ALHAMBRA

California

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled127

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

KRISHNA PANDEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

OAK CREEK

Wisconsin

PATRICK BRANNON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled126

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

CRAIG STARK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled126

DES MOINES

Iowa

MOHAMED KHAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled126

REDDING

California

MANUEL VEGA MD, FACC, FSCAI

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled126

DUBLIN

Georgia

KENNETH HELLER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled125

BELTON

South Carolina

ANDREW MCDONALD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

NEWNAN

Georgia

TSHISWAKA KAYEMBE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled125

BRIDGETON

Missouri

LUIS SALAMAN MARIN MD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

GREGORY NEAVILLE MCD

Specialist

Claims Filled124

BATESVILLE

Arkansas

JOHN WILLIAMS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled124

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

RONALD SCOTT M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled124

LONGVIEW

Texas

EVELYN MATTA FONTANET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico