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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
MARTIN KOVACHEVICH M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled313

GLENVIEW

Illinois

JERRY GASTINEAU

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled312

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

BIRINDER MARWAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled304

CHICAGO

Illinois

PERRY KALIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled302

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

PAUL KAMITSUKA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

ERIC CONN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled297

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

DAVID RAWITSCHER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled293

PLANO

Texas

RICHARD SIMONS D.O.

Claims Filled291

SEAFORD

Delaware

RAYMOND ARRIOLA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled288

FULTON

Mississippi

MICHAEL ROBSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled287

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

DONALD LAURION D.O.

Claims Filled286

SEAFORD

Delaware

YASAMAN MOHADJER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled284

LARGO

Florida

DAVID BRONSTEIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled282

ELON

North Carolina

ANGELA HSU

Claims Filled282

CAMBRIDGE

Massachusetts

ELLSWORTH MATHEWS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled279

JAMAICA

New York

MANCEL WAKHAM DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled276

HARRIMAN

Tennessee

SIMA MUSTER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled272

ONEIDA

Tennessee

MARY GORMAN RNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled271

EAST BOSTON

Massachusetts

JAMES BARNETT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled270

MIDLAND

Texas

DAVID CHANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled269

CHULA VISTA

California

RACHANA CHOWLERA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

BRONX

New York

MAHNAZ BEHBOODIKHAH MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled267

NEWPORT BEACH

California

MICHAEL CHIZNER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled267

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

INNA ABRAMOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

BROOKLYN

New York