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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
JAMES RICE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled181

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled180

ALHAMBRA

California

ASHRAF KORAYM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled178

BEAVERCREEK

Ohio

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled178

NEW YORK

New York

JAMES SMITH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled178

LACOMBE

Louisiana

MOHAMMAD SHOUKFEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled177

LUBBOCK

Texas

NATARAJAN THANNOLI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled177

SOMERSET

Kentucky

DONALD CANADAY MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled176

SPOKANE

Washington

UMA GUNIGANTI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled176

ENID

Oklahoma

JOHN KALL M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled173

ELK GROVE VILLAGE

Illinois

SUBODH AGRAWAL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled173

ATHENS

Georgia

ARTHUR HAGAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled172

STILLWATER

Oklahoma

YU-CHENG JEFFREY CHEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled172

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

HENRY LUI M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled171

JACKSON

Tennessee

SRINIVASA SATTI M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled171

CANTON

Ohio

JAY PATTERSON MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled170

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ALEKSEY KAMENETSKIY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled168

BROOKLYN

New York

GREGORY SAMPOGNARO M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled167

MONROE

Louisiana

DAVID EVANS M. D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled167

SEARCY

Arkansas

APARNA CHERLA MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled167

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

EFRAIN GONZALEZ M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled163

MIAMI

Florida

FELIX SOGADE M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled163

MACON

Georgia

MANGARAJU CHAKKA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled162

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

AYMAN KARKOUTLY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled162

LUBBOCK

Texas

LARRY BERTE M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled159

SACRAMENTO

California