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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
MICHAEL LINK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled818

KISSIMMEE

Florida

CHAITANYA KADAKIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled818

DAYTON

Ohio

WILLIAM PARRISH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled814

BREMEN

Georgia

PAUL DAVIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled814

PINE BLUFF

Arkansas

ISRAEL CARO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled811

KISSIMMEE

Florida

ARMANDO RIVERO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled809

MIAMI

Florida

LORNALYN CARRILLO M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled806

DALY CITY

California

PEDRO RUIZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled803

LAKELAND

Florida

ROBERT HA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled799

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

JOHN HERNANDEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled799

MONTEBELLO

California

ALVERIS MOLINA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled798

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

SIMON LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled797

BURLINGAME

California

ARTURO LOGRONO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled796

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

THAMBIRAJAH NAGENDRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled795

WOLCOTT

New York

GERALD RADLAUER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled794

APPLE VALLEY

California

CARMEN SERRANO-LOPEZ MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled791

PORT ORANGE

Florida

KAP NO M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled791

CHICAGO

Illinois

TAYMOUR MALAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled788

STOCKTON

California

EDWARD KEPP MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled788

ALBEMARLE

North Carolina

NOLAN HUDSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled787

GARDENDALE

Alabama

SU YONG PAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled779

LYNNWOOD

Washington

OSCAR LINDO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled778

WEEKI WACHEE

Florida

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled775

HIALEAH

Florida

WAYNE FRASER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled775

PLANTATION

Florida

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled772

MIAMI

Florida