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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
TAO DUONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled158

WESTMINSTER

California

ELIE HADDAD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled158

MIAMI

Florida

SEAN HALLERAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled158

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DAVID SANDLER M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled158

TULSA

Oklahoma

ANTHONY MAGNANO MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled157

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHARLES RHODES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled156

ASHLAND

Kentucky

EUGENE SHTEERMAN MD, FACC

Specialist

Claims Filled156

BROOKLYN

New York

WILLIAM WASSYNGER M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled156

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

STANISLAV WEINER MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled155

TYLER

Texas

DAVID KEEDY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled155

LONDON

Kentucky

ANDREW KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled155

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEXANDER STRATIENKO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled153

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

WAI LEE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled152

ELKHART

Indiana

MOHAMMAD ALAOUA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled152

RICE LAKE

Wisconsin

MARK CAPELESS M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled151

BURLINGTON

Vermont

JAMES PERSCHBACHER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled151

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

GREGORY BONAVITA M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled151

CANTON

Ohio

AVICHAI ERES MD FACC FSCAI FSVM

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled150

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JULIA GILBERT CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled150

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

RAFAEL GAYTAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled149

JOPLIN

Missouri

ROBERT BREWER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled148

DAVENPORT

Iowa

GREGORY SINGER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled148

ROCHESTER

New York

ANDREW KUMPURIS MD

Claims Filled147

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DAVID GOWMAN DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

WINSTON MARSHALL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

DENISON

Texas