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EXFORGE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

712K
Medicare Part D Claims
$135M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 78,873 $14.3M
Texas 65,797 $13.1M
New York 64,658 $12.1M
Florida 61,857 $11.8M
Pennsylvania 40,055 $7.22M
New Jersey 36,534 $7.72M
Louisiana 27,419 $4.69M
North Carolina 27,196 $4.7M
Georgia 23,950 $4.3M
Ohio 21,790 $4.39M
South Carolina 21,125 $3.77M
Mississippi 20,020 $3.22M
Tennessee 19,949 $3.67M
Illinois 18,663 $3.84M
Kentucky 14,677 $2.81M
Alabama 14,664 $2.58M
Indiana 14,146 $2.8M
Virginia 14,131 $2.69M
Arkansas 12,477 $2.11M
Oklahoma 11,227 $2.24M
Arizona 10,241 $2.29M
Missouri 9,932 $1.76M
Michigan 8,903 $1.98M
Maryland 8,886 $2.06M
Connecticut 8,317 $1.81M
West Virginia 7,142 $1.28M
Wisconsin 5,809 $1.17M
Hawaii 5,692 $1.07M
Kansas 5,259 $1.02M
Nebraska 3,922 $656K
Iowa 3,858 $696K
Colorado 2,787 $599K
Nevada 2,403 $499K
Delaware 2,315 $586K
Utah 2,251 $453K
Massachusetts 2,122 $446K
Washington 1,906 $384K
Oregon 1,863 $400K
Idaho 1,462 $295K
Rhode Island 1,343 $239K
South Dakota 1,064 $206K
District of Columbia 937 $177K
Minnesota 691 $152K
New Mexico 664 $153K
Montana 656 $127K
Wyoming 594 $126K
New Hampshire 493 $98K
Maine 444 $102K
Alaska 390 $89.6K
North Dakota 366 $73.2K
Vermont 51 $11.8K
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 EXFORGE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THANH NGUYEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled662

GARDEN GROVE

California

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled628

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled618

WESTMINSTER

California

RUBEN DE LOS SANTOS MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled597

EAGLE PASS

Texas

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled474

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled469

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES HWU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled457

FLUSHING

New York

RICHARD JOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled453

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

NESTOR GUATY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled443

MIAMI

Florida

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled434

LOS ANGELES

California

MARYLYN MUDRICK MD

General Practice

Claims Filled416

CHESTER

Pennsylvania

STEVE TAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled399

NEW YORK

New York

JEFFREY LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled383

BRONX

New York

NGOC AN PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled381

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled380

PALMDALE

California

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled373

GARDEN GROVE

California

MOHAMED KHAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled371

REDDING

California

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled367

LOS ANGELES

California

SEA CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled363

FLUSHING

New York

JULIO SCHWARZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled360

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

MARK BLICK D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

BELLAIRE

Texas

SOO KANG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

NORWALK

California

ANTHONY JUNG M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled318

FLUSHING

New York

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled314

LOS ANGELES

California

EDGARDO CESPEDES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled313

MIAMI

Florida