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EFFIENT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

56.3K
Medicare Part D Claims
$62.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 27,830 $6.42M
Florida 20,062 $4.62M
New York 19,304 $4.49M
Texas 17,306 $3.85M
Ohio 13,079 $3M
Pennsylvania 11,812 $2.65M
Kentucky 10,618 $2.22M
Tennessee 10,263 $2.18M
Georgia 9,423 $1.99M
North Carolina 8,503 $1.77M
Illinois 8,489 $1.93M
Alabama 8,190 $1.65M
Missouri 7,763 $1.59M
Michigan 7,598 $1.88M
Indiana 7,513 $1.61M
New Jersey 6,634 $1.61M
Virginia 6,280 $1.41M
Louisiana 5,925 $1.25M
South Carolina 5,444 $1.17M
Arkansas 5,142 $1.01M
Mississippi 5,107 $1.01M
Oklahoma 4,694 $1.06M
West Virginia 4,656 $1.04M
Washington 3,720 $864K
Arizona 3,676 $838K
Kansas 3,631 $766K
Wisconsin 3,299 $729K
Iowa 3,219 $662K
Puerto Rico 2,865 $574K
Connecticut 2,607 $650K
Oregon 2,560 $573K
Minnesota 2,412 $572K
Nebraska 2,240 $464K
Massachusetts 2,079 $477K
Utah 1,963 $446K
Colorado 1,921 $447K
Maryland 1,772 $457K
New Mexico 1,413 $330K
Nevada 1,336 $306K
Idaho 1,053 $228K
Rhode Island 965 $203K
Maine 884 $231K
Delaware 701 $191K
Montana 686 $143K
New Hampshire 676 $162K
North Dakota 623 $130K
Hawaii 560 $135K
South Dakota 558 $110K
Wyoming 297 $70K
Alaska 242 $47.1K
Vermont 158 $36.4K
District of Columbia 158 $35.8K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for EFFIENT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,142

SAN GABRIEL

California

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled637

ALHAMBRA

California

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled592

ALHAMBRA

California

STEVEN STUBBLEFIELD M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled502

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled447

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES CONLEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled422

BUFFALO

New York

JOSEPH SAMAHA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled400

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

J PURDON MD

Claims Filled364

OXFORD

Mississippi

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled360

LOS ANGELES

California

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled332

MONTEREY PARK

California

WILLIAM HEATON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled325

FLORENCE

Alabama

MATTHEW SHOTWELL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled293

MAYSVILLE

Kentucky

ANDREW KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled291

LOS ANGELES

California

KRISHNAMOHAN NAMBURI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled277

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

DONALD VOELKER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled271

EL DORADO

Arkansas

SANJEEV RAVIPUDI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled255

COLUMBIA

Missouri

JOSEPH GALICHIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled248

WICHITA

Kansas

SRIHARSHA VELURY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled247

ASHLAND

Kentucky

YOUSIF MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled244

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

CLINT DOIRON M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled240

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

STEVEN REED M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled240

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

WILLIAM WU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled232

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

D HENRY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled225

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MANZOOR TARIQ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled225

FESTUS

Missouri

RICHARD PAULUS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled221

ASHLAND

Kentucky