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MULTAQ

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

433K
Medicare Part D Claims
$144M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 43,992 $14.7M
California 40,917 $13.7M
Texas 31,470 $10.4M
Pennsylvania 26,579 $8.67M
New York 25,178 $8.64M
Ohio 19,706 $6.65M
Illinois 18,478 $6.24M
Tennessee 14,764 $4.66M
Michigan 13,818 $5.1M
New Jersey 13,817 $5.19M
Louisiana 13,698 $4.15M
North Carolina 12,315 $3.83M
Indiana 11,194 $3.75M
Missouri 11,077 $3.39M
Kentucky 10,834 $3.51M
Georgia 9,580 $2.99M
Virginia 8,913 $2.97M
South Carolina 8,063 $2.58M
Alabama 8,013 $2.37M
Arizona 7,510 $2.7M
Wisconsin 6,263 $2.11M
Oklahoma 6,029 $1.95M
Arkansas 5,875 $1.73M
Kansas 5,163 $1.59M
Washington 4,841 $1.66M
Nebraska 4,814 $1.41M
West Virginia 4,608 $1.49M
Mississippi 4,140 $1.24M
Nevada 3,795 $1.28M
Connecticut 3,779 $1.38M
Iowa 3,719 $1.16M
Maryland 3,706 $1.44M
Colorado 3,528 $1.22M
Massachusetts 3,354 $1.2M
Oregon 3,199 $1.02M
Utah 2,325 $755K
Minnesota 2,061 $763K
Montana 1,517 $500K
New Mexico 1,365 $477K
Hawaii 1,182 $429K
South Dakota 1,146 $346K
Idaho 1,106 $358K
Delaware 926 $403K
Maine 853 $317K
Rhode Island 779 $235K
North Dakota 720 $232K
Vermont 693 $241K
Wyoming 657 $212K
New Hampshire 642 $226K
Alaska 389 $137K
District of Columbia 243 $74.5K
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 MULTAQ

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BARRY SHAPIRO D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled84

MILLVILLE

New Jersey

PAVEL GUIGAURI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled84

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

LANCE REINHERZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled83

MURRIETA

California

BRIAN TASCHNER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled83

FORT MYERS

Florida

DAVID WENDT MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled83

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

STANLEY DEFEHR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled83

BARTLESVILLE

Oklahoma

THOMAS PAPPAS MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled83

ROSLYN

New York

LEONARD THOME M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled83

PORT ARTHUR

Texas

JOEL OSBORN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled83

AMARILLO

Texas

MAC BOWMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled83

AUGUSTA

Georgia

FREDDY DEL-CARPIO MUNOZ MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled82

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

DAMON KELSAY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled82

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

TERESA SIECK P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled82

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

LEE GLICKMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled82

PENNINGTON

New Jersey

GLORIA HUI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled82

HOUSTON

Texas

CHARLES FUENZALIDA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled82

AURORA

Colorado

WILLIAM ELLISON M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled82

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

VIDYA YALAMANCHI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled82

HAZARD

Kentucky

ARTHUR SPRINGER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled82

HOUSTON

Texas

JORGE CUELLO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled82

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

JACK ZIEGLER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled82

HOBART

Indiana

JOSE RIVERO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled82

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

STEPHEN KRASNER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled82

ATLANTIS

Florida

PETER GARCIA MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled82

CORAL GABLES

Florida

AHMAD ALTURJUMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled82

RIVERSIDE

California