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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
SCOTT KELLMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

SHARON BACHMAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled54

BALA CYNWYD

Pennsylvania

DAVID NELSON M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled54

HOUSTON

Texas

MUHAMMAD DOGAR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

BROOKLYN

New York

DONALD MORRIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled54

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

JAMES GROFF DO

Nephrology

Claims Filled54

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

JACQUELINE RIEDEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

WEST DEPTFORD

New Jersey

HARLAN HALMA MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled54

SUNNYSIDE

Washington

MARIA LASCUNA FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Community Health

Claims Filled54

REEDLEY

California

KEHINDE ENIOLA M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

JOANNE CLOTHIER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled54

WYNNEWOOD

Pennsylvania

DARSHAN KAPADIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

PLANO

Texas

TALITHA SANNES-VENHUIZEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

LEWISTON

Maine

PERKIN SHIU MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

WALNUT CREEK

California

HUMAIRA MAHMUD M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled54

MARLBOROUGH

Massachusetts

RICHARD CORBELLI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

LEONARDO VICTORES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

ELIZABETH WOO-STRAUSS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

EVANSTON

Illinois

LISA ONEILL NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled54

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

KRISTINA DARNAUER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

STERLING

Kansas

JANICE SAMPLE RN, FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled54

TEXARKANA

Texas

MARC COHEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

NEWARK

New Jersey

RICHARD CAIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

TARZANA

California

SAMUEL LAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

SPRINGFIELD

Oregon

RICHARD BELLINGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

ROCKWALL

Texas