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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
RAVI BHAGWAT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled81

MUNSTER

Indiana

RODNEY RHINEHART M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled81

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

ERICK ARANEDA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled81

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DAVID WILBER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled81

MAYWOOD

Illinois

MICHAEL DE LUCA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled81

EL PASO

Texas

DAVID UTLAK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled81

CANTON

Ohio

ALBERT HAMMETT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled80

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

BENJAMIN ROSIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled80

TORRANCE

California

LUIS TEJADA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled80

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

JOHN NORRIS M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled80

CLEARWATER

Florida

JULIAN SANCHEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled80

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

YUNG-HSI WEN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled80

GLENDALE

California

RICHARD UMBACH MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled80

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

WINSTON MARSHALL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled80

DENISON

Texas

CONNIE ANGGELIS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled80

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

AZIZ MAKSOUD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled80

WICHITA

Kansas

STEVEN GREMILLION M D

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled80

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

PAUL STAFFORD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled80

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

PRIMO ANDRES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled79

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

CHARLES CELANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

VERO BEACH

Florida

ZANE DARNELL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

ASHLAND

Kentucky

SCOTT TURNER D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

DENISON

Texas

KENNETH OWEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

MARVIN BAKER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

LEVERNE FOX M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

BOONE

North Carolina