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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
CARMEN SERRANO-LOPEZ MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled831

PORT ORANGE

Florida

EDWARD KEPP MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled831

ALBEMARLE

North Carolina

MIYAKO MCCLOUD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled830

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled823

HAYTI

Missouri

AMY ROHLFING MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled818

RED BUD

Illinois

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled816

MIAMI

Florida

SREELATHA TIRUPATHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled815

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled813

MIAMI

Florida

LORNALYN CARRILLO M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled811

DALY CITY

California

FARID SAADAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled809

LAKE ELSINORE

California

DON TRAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled806

BAKERSFIELD

California

FORTUNATO DIFRANCO INTERNAL MEDICINE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled804

OZONE PARK

New York

NABIL EL SAYAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled800

LOMITA

California

RICHARD ALM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled799

PHOENIX

Arizona

XIAOGUANG HUANG M.D., PHD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled798

OAKLAND

California

WILLIAM PARRISH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled795

BREMEN

Georgia

RICHARD ALDANA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled794

ANAHEIM

California

NOLAN HUDSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled793

GARDENDALE

Alabama

SU YONG PAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled793

LYNNWOOD

Washington

PARAG PITRODA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled788

DADE CITY

Florida

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled785

MIAMI

Florida

KHURSHID AHMED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled774

CASSELBERRY

Florida

KAP NO M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled771

CHICAGO

Illinois

CHRISTOPHER GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled768

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

RAYMOND HANSEN, III M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled766

DUNEDIN

Florida