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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
RUBEN DE LOS SANTOS MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,290

EAGLE PASS

Texas

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,261

BEVERLY HILLS

California

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,258

ROSEMEAD

California

GUARI MASCARO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,254

MIAMI

Florida

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,249

LOS ANGELES

California

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,241

GLENDALE

California

MARIO SANCHEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,216

RAYMONDVILLE

Texas

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,204

MIAMI

Florida

JESUS CID M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,204

MIAMI

Florida

ANAHIT BLIKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled1,129

LOS ANGELES

California

INNA INOYATOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,116

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEKSANDR ZASYPKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,092

BROOKLYN

New York

JACQUELINE CARRUTHERS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,077

HOUSTON

Texas

RENATO DOMINGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,063

MIAMI

Florida

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,061

HAYTI

Missouri

AVIVA IOFEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,060

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled1,057

BROOKLYN

New York

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,055

BECKLEY

West Virginia

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,038

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN WOOD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,037

RICHARDSON

Texas

JORGE ANDRADE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,022

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,021

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MISSAK KLTCHIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,010

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSE LOPEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,009

TAMPA

Florida

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,008

LOS ANGELES

California