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Prescriber Checkup » COUMADIN

COUMADIN

Helps to prevent new blood clots from forming, and helps to keep existing blood clots from getting worse. This medicine is a blood thinner (anticoagulant). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

799K
Medicare Part D Claims
$50.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 101,195 $6.28M
North Carolina 54,904 $2.78M
Florida 48,924 $3.21M
Texas 44,530 $2.79M
Pennsylvania 43,007 $2.55M
Puerto Rico 42,597 $1.59M
California 42,310 $2.8M
Illinois 36,621 $2.09M
New Jersey 30,530 $2.26M
Indiana 29,851 $1.83M
Ohio 29,780 $1.93M
Georgia 28,662 $1.66M
Missouri 28,631 $1.52M
Tennessee 27,408 $1.45M
Louisiana 19,672 $1.11M
Alabama 18,374 $1.05M
Washington 16,302 $871K
South Carolina 15,126 $861K
Arizona 14,926 $822K
Mississippi 13,855 $706K
Virginia 12,295 $817K
Oklahoma 11,157 $511K
Kansas 11,132 $640K
Kentucky 10,786 $613K
Iowa 9,646 $518K
Michigan 9,410 $703K
Massachusetts 9,142 $549K
Arkansas 8,747 $475K
Connecticut 8,364 $633K
Maryland 7,420 $585K
Oregon 7,041 $479K
West Virginia 7,000 $441K
Wisconsin 6,759 $416K
Colorado 6,540 $419K
Nebraska 5,881 $307K
Utah 5,047 $350K
Minnesota 4,751 $304K
Idaho 4,354 $242K
New Mexico 3,575 $154K
Nevada 3,484 $230K
Montana 3,478 $159K
Delaware 2,931 $232K
Hawaii 2,202 $158K
South Dakota 2,192 $102K
Rhode Island 2,120 $148K
Alaska 2,048 $81.3K
New Hampshire 1,955 $148K
Maine 1,479 $126K
North Dakota 1,317 $56.6K
Wyoming 1,305 $71.8K
Vermont 931 $56.9K
District of Columbia 590 $39.9K
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 COUMADIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ARTHUR O'KEEFE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TINTON FALLS

New Jersey

THOMAS PAPPAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TOLEDO

Ohio

DENNIS LARSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FORT COLLINS

Colorado

DONALD KRUGLET M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT MORGAN

Colorado

KENNETH RETTER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

WAYNE CALLEN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LEADVILLE

Colorado

MARIA POOR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

RICHARD FORSMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OMAHA

Nebraska

ROGER WINKLE M.D.

Claims Filled50

E PALO ALTO

California

MICHAEL MATARESE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

BENJAMIN FRIEDELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ONEONTA

New York

RAJENDRA DESAI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

DOUGLASVILLE

Georgia

PAMI TAYLOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TUPELO

Mississippi

CARL VITALE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

UNION

New Jersey

VIVIAN KOMINOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FREEHOLD

New Jersey

KATHLEEN GOLIGHTLY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

RASHIK PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SANTA MARIA

California

EHAB KAISER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHAEL LIOU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

MARK REEDY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MUNCIE

Indiana

MICHAEL APPLEBAUM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SYLVANIA

Ohio

DAVID SMITH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CHARDON

Ohio

DHAVAL THAKKAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SYCAMORE

Illinois

MALVIN KELLER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

EDISON

New Jersey

WILLIAM BURCH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAKE LURE

North Carolina