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EPITOL

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

104K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 642 of 3238

$818K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1558 of 3238

20,873
Patients

Rank: 709 of 3238

20,237
Prescribers

Rank: 577 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 2,044 9,246 $66.4K
Ohio 1,243 6,470 $39.7K
Illinois 1,011 5,033 $48.5K
Florida 1,104 4,829 $36.6K
Missouri 833 4,208 $33.4K
Tennessee 838 4,192 $27.3K
California 833 3,986 $50.6K
Arizona 801 3,959 $24.5K
Georgia 806 3,921 $25.5K
Kentucky 683 3,594 $21.7K
Colorado 672 3,336 $21.1K
North Carolina 689 3,292 $23.2K
Pennsylvania 667 3,103 $37.4K
Indiana 583 2,885 $19.9K
Michigan 646 2,857 $21.6K
Arkansas 510 2,543 $17.2K
Virginia 554 2,531 $20.2K
Oregon 467 2,399 $17.7K
Washington 468 2,231 $18.2K
Kansas 422 2,163 $13.8K
Alabama 423 2,058 $13.2K
West Virginia 329 1,844 $11.6K
Mississippi 341 1,823 $11.8K
Oklahoma 401 1,778 $14.1K
South Carolina 335 1,630 $11.4K
Louisiana 337 1,595 $11K
Wisconsin 341 1,587 $22.5K
New York 330 1,480 $12.1K
New Mexico 281 1,337 $9,940
Nevada 276 1,295 $9,144
Utah 238 1,184 $8,770
Minnesota 262 1,122 $14.5K
Maryland 256 1,040 $10.4K
Iowa 212 1,004 $7,893
Idaho 193 932 $7,771
Massachusetts 173 837 $7,678
Maine 155 773 $9,370
Montana 131 687 $7,571
New Jersey 172 669 $6,255
Nebraska 114 581 $4,746
New Hampshire 100 465 $4,727
Connecticut 110 399 $3,624
Wyoming 69 389 $3,418
South Dakota 68 364 $2,877
Rhode Island 49 203 $1,607
Delaware 33 148 $1,269
Alaska 27 110 $736
Vermont 19 87 $858
Hawaii 14 68 $930
District of Columbia 18 56 $720
North Dakota 15 37 $531
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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