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EQUETRO

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

6,725
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1384 of 3238

$1.29M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1423 of 3238

1,093
Patients

Rank: 1586 of 3238

882
Prescribers

Rank: 1628 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 242 1,216 $227K
New York 101 776 $145K
North Carolina 107 696 $129K
Missouri 120 677 $119K
Florida 108 519 $99.4K
Michigan 63 389 $76.8K
Pennsylvania 40 384 $74.7K
New Jersey 32 207 $40.2K
Ohio 38 148 $27K
Tennessee 18 139 $27.1K
Maryland 19 129 $28.9K
Oklahoma 15 115 $12.4K
California 18 100 $27.3K
Alabama 14 96 $17.4K
Washington 88 $20K
Kentucky 17 88 $17.6K
Illinois 21 87 $22.2K
Arizona 11 86 $14.9K
Massachusetts 74 $15.5K
Georgia 14 70 $13.3K
Arkansas 68 $10.5K
Virginia 11 61 $13.9K
South Carolina 57 $10.1K
Connecticut 52 $14K
Louisiana 50 $11.8K
West Virginia 49 $9,864
Wisconsin 45 $8,052
Indiana 43 $11.7K
Minnesota 43 $11.6K
Oregon 35 $6,889
Iowa 34 $5,309
Idaho 22 $5,654
New Hampshire 14 $1,798
North Dakota 14 $1,784
Alaska 12 $1,723
Nevada 12 $1,668
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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