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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
MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

DARREN ARNECKE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

SULPHUR SPRINGS

Texas

JOSEPH BATTAGLIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled227

SYRACUSE

New York

ELENA STAROSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

BROOKLYN

New York

MEREDITH COVINGTON NP

Licensed Practical Nurse

Claims Filled226

JACKSON

Mississippi

DENNIS SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

JOPLIN

Missouri

ERIC SONTZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled223

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

STEPHEN CAREY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled222

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

THOMAS BACKER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled221

ROSWELL

Georgia

ROMAN ZABARSKY M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL MELUCCI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled219

KERRVILLE

Texas

ZHANNA GALPERUN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled219

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JORGE HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled219

RICHMOND HEIGHTS

Missouri

ALEKSANDR ZASYPKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT MOSS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled217

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

DOTTIE ANN SAZON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled217

NATIONAL CITY

California

KENT LEHMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled216

BERNE

Indiana

ROBERT WOLF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

SKOKIE

Illinois

THOMAS NOLAN MD

Claims Filled213

ELKHART

Indiana

ROY KAMADA MD INC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled213

HONOLULU

Hawaii

FREDERICK SIMONIE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled213

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

KAREL RASKA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled212

MORRISTOWN

New Jersey

THOMAS MOORE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled212

JOPLIN

Missouri

AHMED HABIB MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled212

MOBERLY

Missouri

DONALD ARLINSKY D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan