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MULTAQ

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

479K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 344 of 3238

$191M
Retail Cost

Rank: 126 of 3238

86,776
Patients

Rank: 425 of 3238

42,205
Prescribers

Rank: 418 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 9,885 50,201 $20M
California 8,035 42,828 $17.3M
Texas 7,658 39,858 $15.6M
New York 5,526 28,822 $12.2M
Pennsylvania 5,008 28,656 $11.2M
Ohio 3,838 20,694 $8.44M
Illinois 3,360 18,631 $7.34M
Michigan 3,948 17,632 $8.63M
Tennessee 2,953 16,234 $6.18M
North Carolina 2,549 15,052 $5.57M
New Jersey 2,953 14,783 $6.6M
Louisiana 2,351 14,771 $5.13M
Indiana 2,428 12,960 $5.27M
Missouri 1,850 11,388 $4.19M
Kentucky 1,959 11,099 $4.21M
Georgia 1,924 10,841 $4.04M
Alabama 1,808 10,677 $3.74M
Virginia 1,772 9,515 $3.79M
Arizona 1,766 8,430 $3.62M
South Carolina 1,514 8,399 $3.14M
Wisconsin 1,352 7,216 $2.92M
Arkansas 1,051 6,216 $2.15M
Kansas 963 5,669 $2.02M
Oklahoma 1,006 5,505 $2.17M
West Virginia 880 4,966 $1.9M
Washington 924 4,672 $1.95M
Nebraska 675 4,432 $1.56M
Colorado 799 4,255 $1.67M
Maryland 877 4,079 $1.9M
Iowa 666 3,999 $1.44M
Nevada 821 3,878 $1.63M
Connecticut 708 3,792 $1.68M
Massachusetts 777 3,757 $1.64M
Mississippi 534 3,337 $1.15M
Oregon 526 2,985 $1.14M
Utah 478 2,425 $960K
Minnesota 435 1,996 $890K
Montana 266 1,516 $606K
Delaware 342 1,326 $730K
South Dakota 184 1,177 $382K
Hawaii 214 1,058 $456K
New Mexico 199 963 $395K
Maine 196 931 $425K
Idaho 143 832 $327K
Rhode Island 150 823 $296K
Vermont 131 694 $283K
North Dakota 112 694 $267K
New Hampshire 124 667 $259K
Wyoming 86 471 $190K
District of Columbia 101 428 $180K
Alaska 99 412 $191K
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 MULTAQ

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GREGORY HONG MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled441

LOS ANGELES

California

HELBERT ACOSTA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled414

MOLINE

Illinois

KEESAG BARON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled409

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JOHN DYLEWSKI M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled378

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

ABDUL ALAWWA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled372

LAPEER

Michigan

DAVID FRAZIER MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled362

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

BRUCE AUERBACH M.D.,

Specialist

Claims Filled348

GROVE CITY

Ohio

KEITH BRANTLEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled332

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

MAYER RASHTIAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled324

PASADENA

California

JEFFREY HARRIS D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled316

LAPEER

Michigan

JOHN SIMS M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled310

TYLER

Texas

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled307

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

DANIEL MCGOWAN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled306

KEARNEY

Nebraska

ABDULRAB AZIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled294

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

EFRAIN GONZALEZ M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled286

MIAMI

Florida

JENCHEN YANG M.D., PH.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled277

DIAMOND BAR

California

SIDDHARTH BHANSALI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled271

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

MICHAEL FALKOFF M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled270

ROCHESTER

New York

JEFFREY RIEDER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled268

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

BENJAMIN POTKIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled264

SANTA CRUZ

California

ROBERT BREWER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled259

DAVENPORT

Iowa

KRISHNA NAMBURI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled258

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

DUANE POOL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled251

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

JAMES FORD M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled247

PADUCAH

Kentucky

WILLIAM WASSYNGER M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled246

NASHVILLE

Tennessee