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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
SAMAR KHOURY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled220

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled219

SAN GABRIEL

California

STEVE TAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled216

NEW YORK

New York

STEVEN KRUEGER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled213

LINCOLN

Nebraska

M. AHMED M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled209

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

JOHN LOBBAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled209

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

ARNE SIPPENS GROENEWEGEN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled203

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

NARINDER BAJWA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled199

YUBA CITY

California

JEFFREY HARRIS D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled197

LAPEER

Michigan

IRA FRIEDLANDER M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled195

CANTON

Ohio

SEAN DENNEY MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled194

KEARNEY

Nebraska

FANIA SAMUELS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled192

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SATHYANARAYAN REDDY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled191

BRIDGEPORT

West Virginia

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled191

GLENDALE

California

AGOP AINTABLIAN M.D.

Claims Filled190

GLENDALE

California

ALLEN SPITLER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled190

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

HANY SHANOUDY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled189

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

KRISTI PHILLIPS-BURKHART

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Health

Claims Filled189

COLUMBUS

Ohio

SERGIO SOTO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled188

PRESCOTT

Arizona

HELBERT ACOSTA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled188

MOLINE

Illinois

MARK COPPESS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled188

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MIGUEL CASTELLANOS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled186

ORANGE

Texas

AZARIAH KIRUBAKARAN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled186

NORFOLK

Nebraska

RAJENDRA DESAI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled185

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

DAVID BAYNE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled183

CARMICHAEL

California