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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
RAJA'A KADDAHA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled146

WEST PATERSON

New Jersey

DIPTI ITCHHAPORIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled145

NEWPORT BEACH

California

GHOLAMREZA VAFADOUSTE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled145

TURLOCK

California

OTIS WARR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled144

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

MIKHAIL KAPCHITS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled144

FOREST HILLS

New York

IMRAN ZUBAIR MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled144

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

FRANK MCGREW MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled143

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RONALD HABERMAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled143

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

SYED FAZAL-UR-REHMAN M.D.,

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled142

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

GUY MIOTON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled141

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

VINCENT CARACCIOLO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled140

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

DAMODER KESIREDDY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled140

BRYAN

Ohio

MATTHEW BERNABEI M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled140

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

JAMES MCKINNIE MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled140

METAIRIE

Louisiana

STEVEN CHOUGH MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled139

WINFIELD

Illinois

MARIA BARTLETT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled139

MACON

Georgia

DAVID BURKETT M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled139

MONROE

Louisiana

TENNYSON LEE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled139

AUBURN

California

ANSERMO ARTHUR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled139

AIKEN

South Carolina

STEVEN GUBIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled138

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOHN SCHONDER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled137

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

BYRON J ALLEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled137

ORANGE

California

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled137

LOS ANGELES

California

MARTHA STEWART MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled137

PENSACOLA

Florida

GEORGE ISA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled136

COVINGTON

Louisiana