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CRESTOR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

8.53M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.77B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 855,140 $175M
New York 824,439 $164M
Texas 630,511 $139M
California 609,622 $122M
Pennsylvania 401,657 $81.5M
North Carolina 341,353 $63.7M
Illinois 321,993 $69.3M
Ohio 302,565 $66.7M
New Jersey 297,836 $73.5M
Georgia 272,787 $52.6M
Kentucky 214,135 $41.4M
Tennessee 211,204 $41.6M
Missouri 187,222 $35.4M
Louisiana 186,977 $34.7M
Indiana 181,353 $38.6M
Virginia 171,573 $36.4M
South Carolina 164,480 $32.7M
Massachusetts 160,348 $33.6M
Michigan 155,326 $39.3M
Alabama 151,514 $28.9M
Washington 137,212 $29.3M
Wisconsin 133,696 $27.9M
Arizona 123,273 $30.1M
West Virginia 120,977 $24.8M
Connecticut 117,970 $27.7M
Mississippi 117,902 $20.9M
Minnesota 100,192 $24.3M
Oklahoma 96,583 $19.9M
Iowa 95,375 $17.4M
Maryland 93,677 $24M
Arkansas 85,502 $15.4M
Oregon 75,833 $16.1M
Kansas 71,218 $14.2M
Colorado 67,797 $14.5M
Nebraska 59,718 $10.7M
New Mexico 38,903 $9.16M
Maine 37,423 $9.3M
Rhode Island 35,891 $6.6M
New Hampshire 31,716 $6.94M
Utah 31,313 $6.96M
South Dakota 29,685 $5.54M
Nevada 27,006 $6.11M
Idaho 26,164 $5.37M
Delaware 25,907 $7.21M
Hawaii 24,566 $5.09M
North Dakota 22,922 $4.15M
Montana 19,722 $3.88M
Vermont 12,594 $3.06M
District of Columbia 10,748 $2.18M
Wyoming 8,953 $1.86M
Alaska 6,427 $1.29M
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 CRESTOR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TAKESHI MATSUMOTO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

LOS ANGELES

California

ANDREW COLETTI M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled62

BELLINGHAM

Washington

JOSEPH SOLIMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

GARY STEWARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

SHERBURNE

New York

WILLIAM ENGLISH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled62

ARLINGTON

Texas

JAY JORDAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled62

LOS ANGELES

California

ELIZABETH JOHNSON APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled62

ALCOA

Tennessee

RANDOLPH FLECK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled62

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

RAED AL-DALLOW M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled62

CARBONDALE

Illinois

JANE HAWES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

WAUWATOSA

Wisconsin

SURBJINDER GURAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

IRMO

South Carolina

AMER ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

DEFIANCE

Ohio

MARY ABBOTT NURSE PRACTI

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

TRENTON

Tennessee

ADNAN SAMMOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

BRADENTON

Florida

RUSSELL ULRICH DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled62

PIEDMONT

Alabama

CARRIE DILLARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

BEN HUR AGUILAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

WILTON

Connecticut

SANDRA KRANTZ F.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled62

FAISON

North Carolina

CY ANDERSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

EMPORIA

Kansas

JAMES COCCO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

SARASOTA

Florida

JANETTE RECTOR RN, BC, FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled62

INDEPENDENCE

Missouri

ROBIN SNEAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

OLYMPIA FIELDS

Illinois

ELIZABETH KOCOT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

BELMONT

California

JEROME RUTOWSKI FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled62

AMHERST

New York

BILL JOSWIG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

POWAY

California