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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

CREON

LIPASE/PROTEASE/AMYLASE

Helps patients who have cystic fibrosis, pancreatitis, or digestive disorders digest food. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

546K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 328 of 3395

$373M
Retail Cost

Rank: 82 of 3395

112,872
Patients

Rank: 395 of 3395

59,079
Prescribers

Rank: 379 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

324K

2011

359K

2012

444K

2013

497K

2014

546K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$115M

2011

$146M

2012

$208M

2013

$284M

2014

$373M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$308

2011

$335

2012

$334

2013

$366

2014

$409

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 27,341 137,512 $81.8M
New York 15,934 87,266 $50.4M
Florida 8,772 34,198 $26M
Texas 5,837 22,931 $16.9M
Pennsylvania 4,322 22,253 $16.1M
New Jersey 3,622 16,853 $12.3M
Ohio 3,728 16,402 $13.5M
Illinois 3,152 15,741 $9.38M
Georgia 2,877 13,298 $9.47M
Michigan 2,970 12,653 $10.7M
North Carolina 2,744 12,607 $9.96M
Massachusetts 2,412 11,911 $9.83M
Washington 2,107 9,954 $6.84M
Missouri 1,701 8,569 $6.26M
Tennessee 1,861 8,337 $6.37M
Indiana 1,811 8,080 $6.38M
Virginia 1,662 7,095 $5.3M
Maryland 1,693 6,999 $5.25M
Wisconsin 1,338 6,358 $4.82M
Arizona 1,495 5,932 $4.76M
Kentucky 1,246 5,692 $4.52M
Minnesota 1,288 5,686 $5.44M
Connecticut 1,231 5,532 $4.21M
Colorado 1,168 5,402 $3.87M
South Carolina 1,182 5,038 $4.01M
Louisiana 1,073 4,856 $3.42M
Alabama 1,089 4,715 $3.68M
Oregon 967 3,982 $3.22M
Kansas 636 3,187 $2.12M
Oklahoma 694 3,026 $2.4M
Iowa 574 2,963 $1.89M
Mississippi 553 2,808 $1.76M
West Virginia 576 2,674 $1.96M
Arkansas 537 2,626 $1.67M
Maine 441 1,956 $1.86M
Nebraska 353 1,811 $1.33M
New Mexico 483 1,765 $1.33M
New Hampshire 377 1,647 $1.55M
Rhode Island 342 1,612 $1.21M
Nevada 427 1,447 $1.06M
Utah 347 1,432 $1.28M
Hawaii 365 1,410 $1.16M
Idaho 284 1,234 $978K
Montana 195 908 $617K
Delaware 218 804 $513K
South Dakota 155 782 $518K
Vermont 141 767 $635K
District of Columbia 167 603 $396K
Alaska 75 580 $307K
North Dakota 111 475 $284K
Wyoming 63 278 $206K
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. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 CREON

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HUGH MAI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled567

SAN JOSE

California

YONG CHUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled562

CHICAGO

Illinois

EDDIE PYUNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled553

GARDEN GROVE

California

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled540

REGO PARK

New York

ARMEN KAZANCHIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled532

GLENDALE

California

DINA SVERDLOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled528

SAN MATEO

California

SHIN KANG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled527

LOS ANGELES

California

IGOR TALIS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled523

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York

LYUBOV MOYSIK D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled522

BROOKLYN

New York

VITALY VOLOVOY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled508

BROOKLYN

New York

WEI LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled507

NEW YORK

New York

GEORGE IN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled506

LOS ANGELES

California

CHRIS LEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled500

ROWLAND HEIGHTS

California

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled500

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

TAEGYUN KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled498

FLUSHING

New York

CHIA CHI LAI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled497

MONTEREY PARK

California

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled494

ENCINO

California

INNA KIGEL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled489

KEW GARDENS

New York

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled485

ROSEMEAD

California

POLINE YIU RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled484

NEW YORK

New York

CAROL WESTER APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled482

MATTAPOISETT

Massachusetts

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled480

GLENDALE

California

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled480

BRONX

New York

URI GUEFEN M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled470

CALEXICO

California

MARA KHAYLOMSKAYA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled469

NEW YORK

New York