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VERAPAMIL ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.43M
Medicare Part D Claims
$62M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 208,319 $6.23M
Florida 186,083 $4.61M
Texas 146,894 $3.9M
Pennsylvania 143,463 $3.33M
New York 132,139 $3.42M
Ohio 110,307 $3.13M
North Carolina 90,017 $2.06M
Georgia 88,705 $1.96M
Illinois 85,871 $2.2M
Tennessee 79,203 $1.83M
Michigan 73,639 $2.11M
Alabama 58,566 $1.18M
Missouri 58,563 $1.4M
Massachusetts 58,441 $1.44M
New Jersey 58,427 $1.66M
Indiana 57,420 $1.55M
Virginia 54,816 $1.43M
Kentucky 51,501 $1.15M
Louisiana 48,105 $1.03M
Arizona 41,586 $1.17M
Arkansas 39,495 $771K
South Carolina 39,419 $898K
Washington 39,099 $1.05M
Wisconsin 38,975 $1.06M
Mississippi 35,735 $681K
Oklahoma 34,733 $852K
Iowa 32,769 $774K
Maryland 30,204 $920K
Minnesota 29,540 $912K
Oregon 28,398 $765K
Connecticut 26,661 $692K
Colorado 26,197 $759K
Kansas 24,422 $588K
West Virginia 22,043 $521K
Nevada 18,007 $518K
Nebraska 15,597 $335K
Rhode Island 14,079 $288K
Utah 12,426 $341K
New Mexico 11,266 $317K
Maine 11,028 $338K
Idaho 11,023 $290K
Hawaii 8,769 $248K
South Dakota 8,468 $195K
New Hampshire 8,429 $247K
North Dakota 7,003 $156K
Montana 6,277 $143K
Delaware 6,234 $205K
Vermont 4,512 $119K
Wyoming 3,301 $80.5K
District of Columbia 2,674 $67.6K
Alaska 1,744 $40.5K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for VERAPAMIL ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HECTOR MENDEZ-RIVERA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,060

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled781

LAREDO

Texas

JAMES KENNEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled698

HENDERSON

North Carolina

ANDREW KUMPURIS MD

Claims Filled617

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MARIA MARTI LON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled560

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JOSE SANTIAGO-TORRES M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled451

ARROYO

Puerto Rico

MARK LERMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled445

DALLAS

Texas

JUAN RODRIGUEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled433

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled432

MIAMI

Florida

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled418

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

GLENN SCHEXNAYDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled409

DONALDSONVILLE

Louisiana

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled407

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

JAMES LAROSE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled388

HOUSTON

Texas

MICHAEL SHEEHAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled383

RICHMOND

Virginia

LESLIE ENGLAND MD

Specialist

Claims Filled375

NATCHEZ

Mississippi

TIBOR KOPJAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled368

MARYVILLE

Illinois

SCOTT BERENSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled363

BOCA RATON

Florida

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled362

GRUNDY

Virginia

RAMON PINEDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled356

PASADENA

Texas

LAYNE REUSSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled353

WICHITA

Kansas

GEROLD SIBANDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled351

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

EDWIN FIGUEROA DELGADO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled350

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO FRED MD FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled347

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

MELCHOR CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled345

LAREDO

Texas