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LOVASTATIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

6.43M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 48 of 3238

$102M
Retail Cost

Rank: 208 of 3238

1,252,167
Patients

Rank: 64 of 3238

218,175
Prescribers

Rank: 94 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 229,548 1,051,650 $15.8M
Florida 119,107 606,150 $9.08M
Texas 63,142 306,413 $5.11M
New York 53,793 278,684 $4.49M
Ohio 49,366 242,420 $3.7M
Missouri 40,623 238,941 $3.57M
Pennsylvania 39,913 234,327 $4.14M
Illinois 44,662 227,907 $3.71M
Tennessee 38,773 219,827 $3.24M
Michigan 48,001 205,849 $3.87M
North Carolina 35,697 198,892 $3.17M
Washington 40,113 192,885 $3.2M
Georgia 30,527 164,277 $2.37M
Arizona 35,635 162,067 $2.78M
Oregon 32,227 160,804 $2.49M
Wisconsin 26,659 129,926 $2.52M
Massachusetts 21,095 111,988 $1.79M
Virginia 22,016 108,060 $1.76M
Indiana 20,287 97,543 $1.62M
Alabama 15,980 92,167 $1.25M
Mississippi 14,263 91,475 $1.03M
Louisiana 15,530 89,497 $1.29M
Kentucky 14,939 83,534 $1.16M
Colorado 17,970 81,802 $1.36M
Nevada 17,185 79,515 $1.27M
Minnesota 16,975 75,269 $1.33M
New Mexico 13,812 66,019 $1.23M
Maryland 14,975 64,373 $1.13M
Arkansas 10,894 62,963 $823K
Iowa 11,336 61,052 $890K
Hawaii 10,411 60,110 $820K
Oklahoma 11,850 59,162 $977K
New Jersey 12,536 52,619 $943K
Kansas 9,787 51,917 $803K
South Carolina 10,035 51,690 $851K
Connecticut 10,041 47,481 $860K
West Virginia 7,748 42,292 $665K
Maine 9,147 41,658 $826K
Rhode Island 5,680 36,319 $482K
Idaho 5,736 27,239 $476K
Nebraska 3,957 22,052 $335K
New Hampshire 4,676 21,986 $424K
Utah 4,360 19,042 $354K
Montana 2,406 11,795 $171K
Vermont 2,400 10,663 $213K
Delaware 2,583 10,303 $241K
South Dakota 1,706 9,539 $139K
North Dakota 1,465 7,671 $104K
District of Columbia 1,445 6,575 $89.8K
Alaska 834 4,545 $61.8K
Wyoming 733 3,591 $58.1K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for LOVASTATIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RAUL RODRIGUEZ MD

Community Health Worker

Claims Filled4,306

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

ORLANDO ESPINOZA M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled2,171

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

JOEY SANTOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,130

ANAHEIM

California

REINALDO PAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,110

HIALEAH

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,738

MIAMI

Florida

JULIAN ARANA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,599

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MARIA ILAR-REVILLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,557

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

JON JACKSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,510

PORT ORANGE

Florida

RAYMOND GALCERAN M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled1,494

HIALEAH

Florida

ALBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,486

CORAL GABLES

Florida

OLGA ALARID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,459

MONTEBELLO

California

RAMON PINEDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,435

PASADENA

Texas

DAVID BOOTH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,426

EUPORA

Mississippi

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,322

MIAMI

Florida

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,322

GARDEN GROVE

California

KENNETH CHANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,307

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JOSE GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,261

MIAMI

Florida

REINALDO SANTANA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,225

ORLANDO

Florida

HERNAN GOMEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,209

KISSIMMEE

Florida

ORLANDO RANGEL M.D. P.A.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,158

TAMPA

Florida

BABU PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,153

BRONX

New York

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,145

MIAMI

Florida

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,123

MIAMI

Florida

AFI BRUCE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,101

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

WALTER ZAVALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,095

DELTONA

Florida