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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
ALEKSANDR LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled418

BROOKLYN

New York

RUSSELL YOCUM DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled418

PLATTE CITY

Missouri

JAMES MARCUM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled418

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled416

CHICAGO

Illinois

YI-CHAO HUANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled404

SAN JOSE

California

ALEXANDER BEKER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled395

BROOKLYN

New York

KATHLEEN NAGEL R.N., N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled374

CHULA VISTA

California

VANESSA FANT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled368

GALAX

Virginia

GALINA KLETSMAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled354

BROOKLYN

New York

COLLEEN SAM MD

General Practice

Claims Filled354

DALLAS

Texas

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled352

BROOKLYN

New York

VALERY KUZNETSOV M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled349

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEXANDER KARPENOS MD

Claims Filled347

EDISON

New Jersey

WIT JAMRY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled347

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BERNARD SCHRAGER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled336

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN LOBBAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled334

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

ROBERT BERGLUND MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled333

HIXSON

Tennessee

GARY BROWN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled329

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

VLADIMIR SMIRNOV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled329

BROOKLYN

New York

GRIGORIY GOLDENBERG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled326

BROOKLYN

New York

IOURI SOBOL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled324

BROOKLYN

New York

DONALD BRUNK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled320

SHIPROCK

New Mexico

DONALD DAVIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled318

ATLANTA

Georgia

JAMES LONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

LEXINGTON

North Carolina

ALEKSEY KAMENETSKIY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled313

BROOKLYN

New York