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MULTAQ

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

143K
Medicare Part D Claims
$121M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 41,036 $12.2M
California 39,168 $11.5M
Texas 29,961 $8.65M
New York 26,699 $7.93M
Pennsylvania 26,094 $7.48M
Ohio 19,761 $5.83M
Illinois 18,328 $5.36M
Tennessee 13,686 $3.81M
North Carolina 12,883 $3.52M
New Jersey 12,491 $3.88M
Louisiana 11,867 $3.22M
Michigan 11,428 $3.75M
Indiana 11,067 $3.18M
Kentucky 10,582 $2.99M
Missouri 10,405 $2.84M
Georgia 9,314 $2.52M
Virginia 9,125 $2.65M
South Carolina 8,001 $2.22M
Alabama 7,907 $2.01M
Arizona 6,796 $2.14M
Oklahoma 6,075 $1.71M
Wisconsin 5,432 $1.61M
Arkansas 4,907 $1.28M
Washington 4,727 $1.43M
Kansas 4,625 $1.25M
West Virginia 4,488 $1.27M
Nebraska 4,426 $1.17M
Maryland 4,086 $1.33M
Mississippi 3,970 $1.05M
Massachusetts 3,793 $1.13M
Connecticut 3,649 $1.12M
Colorado 3,436 $1.04M
Iowa 3,352 $901K
Oregon 3,069 $867K
Nevada 3,032 $929K
Minnesota 2,455 $736K
Utah 2,124 $606K
Montana 1,610 $459K
New Mexico 1,554 $461K
Puerto Rico 1,517 $372K
Hawaii 1,343 $429K
Idaho 1,084 $303K
South Dakota 992 $261K
Rhode Island 898 $243K
North Dakota 856 $233K
Maine 811 $264K
Delaware 772 $307K
Vermont 735 $213K
New Hampshire 660 $195K
Wyoming 642 $179K
District of Columbia 283 $73.8K
Alaska 255 $80.1K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
PETER PARK MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

DANIEL PHILLIPS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

PENSACOLA

Florida

MARTIN BERK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

TIMOTHY WAACK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

RONNIE SMALLING MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

JOPLIN

Missouri

CHARLES DAWSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

THOMAS MATTIONI M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

HAKIM MORSLI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SARASOTA

Florida

ANH CAMPBELL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WILLIAMSBURG

Virginia

RAFAEL SCHMULEVICH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

THOMAS ROY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MINOCQUA

Wisconsin

NORMAN JAFFE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SYRACUSE

New York

GERALD GALLINGHOUSE M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

AUSTIN

Texas

KENT CHEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

PHOENIX

Arizona

SUDHENDU CHOUBEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ROANOKE

Virginia

YU LAM CHIU M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SAINT JOSEPH

Michigan

PETER ROBERTSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MURFREESBORO

Tennessee

TIN WAY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

YUBA CITY

California

DAVID BELLO M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

ABRAHAM KOCHERIL M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

CHAMPAIGN

Illinois

GIUSEPPE LIMANDRI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MORRISTOWN

New Jersey

DAVID GEORGE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

MARK PULSIPHER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

ST GEORGE

Utah

MICHAEL DEMOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

DURANGO

Colorado

ALI MASSUMI MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas