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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
ANDREW RUBIN

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled133

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

M. AHMED M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled133

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ALEXANDER DRTIL MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled133

HOUSTON

Texas

ASHRAF KORAYM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled133

BEAVERCREEK

Ohio

PRIYANTHA RANAWEERA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled133

MANHATTAN

Kansas

MIKHAIL KAPCHITS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled133

FOREST HILLS

New York

DIPTI ITCHHAPORIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled133

NEWPORT BEACH

California

DONAL WARDE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled131

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JEFFREY WHITEHILL MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled130

AUSTIN

Texas

RONALD HABERMAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled130

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

CHANDRASHEKAR KUMBAR MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled129

NEWBURGH

Indiana

WILLIAM HILL M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled129

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

ALEXANDRE PETRAKIAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled129

TYLER

Texas

JAMES RICE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled128

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

STEVEN CHOUGH MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled127

WINFIELD

Illinois

RAMESH HARIHARAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

THE WOODLANDS

Texas

LORENZO VICTORES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled127

HIALEAH

Florida

EUGENE SHTEERMAN MD, FACC

Specialist

Claims Filled127

BROOKLYN

New York

VINCENT CARACCIOLO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled126

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

NICHOLAS MATAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled126

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

AURELIO DURAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled125

ORLANDO

Florida

ROBERT STYPEREK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled125

ROME

Georgia

VIJAYA POKALA M.D., F.A.C.C.

Nuclear Cardiology

Claims Filled125

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

JEFFREY DANDREA DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled124

PITTSTON

Pennsylvania

KRISHNAMOHAN NAMBURI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled123

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana