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LOVASTATIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

6.66M
Medicare Part D Claims
$110M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,153,178 $19.5M
Florida 652,793 $10.4M
Texas 300,627 $4.98M
New York 280,359 $4.6M
Missouri 253,175 $3.76M
Ohio 247,269 $3.99M
Pennsylvania 246,157 $4.5M
Illinois 241,231 $3.9M
Tennessee 227,240 $3.3M
Washington 205,420 $3.45M
Michigan 197,152 $4.21M
North Carolina 190,335 $3.03M
Oregon 172,777 $2.76M
Arizona 170,876 $2.87M
Georgia 162,715 $2.37M
Wisconsin 135,671 $2.42M
Virginia 113,436 $1.99M
Massachusetts 111,603 $2.14M
Mississippi 99,447 $1.11M
Indiana 96,167 $1.6M
Louisiana 94,332 $1.33M
Alabama 92,752 $1.26M
Colorado 86,632 $1.45M
Kentucky 84,885 $1.25M
Nevada 83,819 $1.39M
Minnesota 76,934 $1.42M
New Mexico 71,105 $1.32M
Hawaii 67,121 $1.44M
Maryland 65,387 $1.25M
Oklahoma 64,254 $1.01M
Arkansas 62,275 $822K
Iowa 61,890 $901K
South Carolina 54,868 $876K
Kansas 52,072 $801K
New Jersey 51,520 $935K
Connecticut 48,439 $858K
West Virginia 44,459 $742K
Maine 43,756 $900K
Rhode Island 37,704 $718K
Idaho 28,746 $531K
New Hampshire 23,195 $431K
Nebraska 22,045 $338K
Utah 19,295 $360K
Montana 12,533 $204K
Vermont 12,395 $247K
South Dakota 9,968 $151K
Delaware 9,171 $191K
North Dakota 7,303 $110K
District of Columbia 7,195 $123K
Alaska 4,119 $67.9K
Wyoming 4,046 $67.1K
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 LOVASTATIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled3,522

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RAUL RODRIGUEZ BS

Counselor

Claims Filled3,406

OPA LOCKA

Florida

JOEY SANTOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,389

ANAHEIM

California

ORLANDO RANGEL M.D. P.A.

General Practice

Claims Filled2,098

TAMPA

Florida

JON JACKSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,828

PORT ORANGE

Florida

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,764

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

REINALDO PAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,664

HIALEAH

Florida

RAMON PINEDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,635

PASADENA

Texas

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,587

MIAMI

Florida

OLGA ALARID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,518

MONTEBELLO

California

MALATHI AKULA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,462

ORLANDO

Florida

OMAR MAGANA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,451

PICO RIVERA

California

SHAMIMARA BORACHI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,436

HOLIDAY

Florida

KENNETH CHANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,434

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARIA ILAR-REVILLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,427

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,405

MIAMI

Florida

MOHSIN JAFFER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,381

COCONUT CREEK

Florida

DAVID BOOTH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,340

EUPORA

Mississippi

PRACHI GANDHI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,283

ORANGE CITY

Florida

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,262

GARDEN GROVE

California

THAI NGUYEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,258

WESTMINSTER

California

RAYMOND GALCERAN M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled1,222

HIALEAH

Florida

MARY JANE CASTRO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,221

NEDERLAND

Texas

WALTER ZAVALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,211

DELTONA

Florida

PRATIMA DESHMUKH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,201

ORANGE CITY

Florida