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CRESTOR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

9.07M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 31 of 3238

$2.22B
Retail Cost

Rank: 3 of 3238

1,732,787
Patients

Rank: 46 of 3238

262,938
Prescribers

Rank: 67 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 168,932 913,919 $222M
Florida 176,089 868,094 $211M
Texas 149,704 718,084 $185M
California 123,804 648,111 $152M
Pennsylvania 79,843 432,933 $104M
North Carolina 69,242 396,338 $85.1M
Ohio 65,623 319,209 $83.2M
New Jersey 70,817 314,098 $91.1M
Illinois 59,494 304,292 $77.1M
Georgia 54,112 296,724 $66.1M
Tennessee 42,724 223,683 $51.8M
Kentucky 37,798 215,484 $48.4M
Indiana 39,817 199,534 $50.7M
Louisiana 32,860 197,341 $41M
Missouri 34,109 196,055 $42.8M
Virginia 38,379 191,325 $47.7M
Michigan 43,669 178,642 $55.1M
Alabama 31,938 175,403 $40.8M
South Carolina 30,683 164,945 $38M
Massachusetts 30,409 159,181 $38.6M
Wisconsin 26,602 134,100 $33.4M
Arizona 30,654 130,399 $36.9M
Connecticut 26,941 126,680 $34.6M
Washington 25,108 124,513 $31M
Mississippi 19,611 114,045 $23M
West Virginia 20,070 110,672 $26.4M
Minnesota 22,572 105,635 $29.7M
Maryland 24,664 104,959 $31.6M
Iowa 15,887 95,155 $20M
Oklahoma 17,915 92,200 $22.3M
Arkansas 13,550 77,159 $16M
Kansas 13,793 73,958 $16.9M
Colorado 15,356 72,332 $18.2M
Oregon 13,258 63,130 $15.5M
Nebraska 9,767 61,282 $12.4M
Maine 8,580 39,246 $11.5M
Rhode Island 6,286 35,685 $7.42M
Delaware 9,253 35,198 $12.6M
New Mexico 7,720 35,057 $9.54M
New Hampshire 6,401 32,563 $8.34M
South Dakota 5,206 30,579 $6.45M
Nevada 6,890 30,018 $8.05M
Utah 6,594 28,489 $7.4M
North Dakota 4,567 25,205 $5.34M
Hawaii 4,571 24,095 $5.75M
Idaho 4,776 23,097 $5.54M
Montana 3,841 20,232 $4.59M
District of Columbia 3,098 13,717 $3.44M
Vermont 2,596 12,189 $3.51M
Wyoming 1,533 7,854 $1.89M
Alaska 1,197 6,457 $1.53M
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 CRESTOR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JEROME HOWARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

ANA IVANOVA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

YORBA LINDA

California

LARRY JONES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JANIS HORAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled66

CONNERSVILLE

Indiana

BRADLEY HALL PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled66

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

DAVID HUTCHINSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled66

MARRERO

Louisiana

BRAXTER IRBY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled66

BROOKHAVEN

Mississippi

JONATHAN HURTS

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled66

SIMMESPORT

Louisiana

DANIEL JURAYJ M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled66

STONEHAM

Massachusetts

PETER HOAGLAND M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled66

SAN DIEGO

California

CYNTHIA JOHNSON FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled66

SHELBY

North Carolina

ANDREW JUSTICE CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled66

NETTLETON

Mississippi

ALFREDO JAUME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

GREGREY HILTGEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

SHAWANO

Wisconsin

ALBERT HUDSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

DUSHYANTHA JAYAWEERA MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled66

MIAMI

Florida

GEORGE KICHURA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled66

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ALISSA HOOD C.R.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled66

WINFIELD

Alabama

MOUHAMMED JOUMAA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled66

ROSEVILLE

Michigan

VICKIE GATLIN ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled66

JACKSON

Tennessee

DAVID KERNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

POUGHKEEPSIE

New York

IK-KYUNG JANG MD PHD

Claims Filled66

BOSTON

Massachusetts

DANIEL KESSLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

NIZAR KIBAR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled66

GREENSBURG

Kansas

LORA KEAVENY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

OAK HILL

West Virginia