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SIMVASTATIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

36.6M
Medicare Part D Claims
$479M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 3,970,131 $55.9M
Florida 2,970,111 $35.7M
New York 2,616,559 $36M
Pennsylvania 2,176,164 $26.3M
Texas 2,008,823 $24.5M
Ohio 1,550,624 $27.5M
Illinois 1,398,457 $17.7M
Michigan 1,186,750 $17.6M
North Carolina 1,143,361 $13.9M
Georgia 1,013,619 $12M
Massachusetts 999,792 $15M
Tennessee 942,700 $9.76M
New Jersey 855,959 $10.9M
Virginia 817,712 $11.8M
Missouri 810,958 $9.77M
Minnesota 761,355 $9.6M
Wisconsin 754,169 $10M
Indiana 715,290 $10.1M
Washington 642,094 $8M
Kentucky 638,983 $8.34M
Alabama 633,572 $6.27M
Arizona 622,136 $9.57M
Iowa 559,196 $5.88M
Louisiana 490,479 $5.05M
South Carolina 451,105 $5.32M
Oregon 448,793 $5.53M
Colorado 447,685 $6.63M
Arkansas 438,622 $4.38M
Kansas 399,726 $5M
Oklahoma 381,884 $4.72M
Connecticut 368,494 $5.52M
Mississippi 352,808 $3.41M
Maryland 333,467 $4.89M
West Virginia 298,291 $3.56M
Nebraska 258,899 $2.71M
Nevada 258,218 $3.51M
Utah 208,141 $2.71M
New Mexico 205,915 $2.86M
Rhode Island 185,437 $2.51M
Maine 182,217 $3.02M
Hawaii 156,269 $3.36M
Idaho 155,974 $2.06M
Montana 135,935 $1.57M
New Hampshire 124,564 $1.89M
South Dakota 121,630 $1.39M
North Dakota 109,390 $1.18M
Vermont 82,792 $1.13M
Delaware 68,746 $1.13M
Wyoming 53,882 $664K
District of Columbia 47,279 $563K
Alaska 34,710 $481K
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 »

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Top prescribers for SIMVASTATIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KRISTINA DARNAUER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

STERLING

Kansas

HANDEL DESA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

MAUMEE

Ohio

SHAKEEL KHAN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled54

GLENDALE

Arizona

MARLENE ALDRED APRN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled54

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

MICHAEL DERUBEIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

AKRON

Ohio

LINDA DALY-ONEILL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

MARSHFIELD

Wisconsin

MARC COHEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

NEWARK

New Jersey

JOSEPH WHITE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

STONY BROOK

New York

CARLA MARTIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island

BEENA NAGAPPALA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

JASKARAN DHINGSA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

TURLOCK

California

MARGARET MEARS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

SUN CITY

Arizona

KIMBERLEY REA ARNP

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Health

Claims Filled54

FREDERICKSBURG

Virginia

MICHAEL BANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

BUENA PARK

California

MARIA LASCUNA FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Community Health

Claims Filled54

REEDLEY

California

GLEN ADUANA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

CHICAGO

Illinois

KENNETH POON

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

NEW YORK

New York

LENA AJAMIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

LOS ANGELES

California

XIAOPING HUANG MD PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled54

DETROIT

Michigan

COLLETTE UTLEY N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled54

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

HOANG TRAN M.D.

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled54

NEWBURGH

Indiana

JUDITH SCANN COOPER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled54

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

RICHARD RUPPENSTEIN PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled54

PORT JEFFERSON

New York

PAMELA DAMIANI NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled54

ROCHESTER

New York

ANDREW SELBY PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled54

SEATTLE

Washington