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PRAVASTATIN SODIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

11.9M
Medicare Part D Claims
$180M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 933,849 $19M
Florida 852,651 $12.8M
Texas 781,832 $10.7M
Pennsylvania 620,576 $9.41M
Ohio 559,504 $8.5M
New York 556,938 $8.34M
North Carolina 531,058 $7.3M
Georgia 478,435 $6.17M
Illinois 401,683 $5.82M
Tennessee 352,862 $4.65M
South Carolina 337,482 $4.78M
Louisiana 336,351 $4.39M
Alabama 321,222 $4.06M
Virginia 315,848 $4.62M
Michigan 314,565 $5.78M
Indiana 311,700 $4.49M
Kentucky 307,364 $3.8M
Missouri 281,471 $3.63M
New Jersey 253,898 $4.21M
Massachusetts 250,811 $4.75M
Mississippi 227,588 $2.64M
Wisconsin 206,562 $3.3M
Arkansas 204,862 $2.5M
Arizona 192,385 $2.95M
Maryland 177,534 $3M
Oklahoma 171,869 $2.49M
Washington 170,658 $2.63M
Minnesota 141,459 $2.49M
Oregon 140,638 $2.23M
Iowa 121,997 $1.57M
Connecticut 116,923 $1.83M
West Virginia 108,115 $1.56M
Kansas 103,080 $1.31M
Colorado 98,114 $1.76M
Nevada 73,675 $1.14M
Nebraska 73,345 $970K
Rhode Island 66,711 $1.13M
Hawaii 58,345 $1.53M
Utah 51,389 $727K
Idaho 45,276 $704K
New Hampshire 40,875 $634K
Delaware 38,465 $663K
Maine 37,900 $666K
New Mexico 37,454 $521K
Montana 23,510 $363K
South Dakota 21,191 $308K
North Dakota 16,698 $260K
Vermont 15,306 $259K
Wyoming 14,875 $218K
District of Columbia 10,577 $184K
Alaska 8,781 $123K
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 PRAVASTATIN SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,366

TUCKER

Georgia

PANKAJ VYAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,362

BENSON

North Carolina

Y SIDDIQ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,348

AUSTELL

Georgia

ROBERT PUMPELLY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,343

JESUP

Georgia

WILLIAM HANDY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,334

ABINGDON

Virginia

VICTOR MOLINA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,333

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

ADEL SHAHEEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,319

LIMA

Ohio

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,303

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

HUGO YAMADA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,298

LINCOLN

Rhode Island

STEVEN RICHARDSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,286

LONDON

Ohio

FLORANTE ALEJO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,284

CARSON

California

DINESH KHANNA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,273

THE VILLAGES

Florida

SANDEEP PATEL MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,251

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,247

SMYRNA

Georgia

SATHISHCHANDRA RAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,235

LOGAN

West Virginia

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,234

GRUNDY

Virginia

BOYD HELM

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,228

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ROBERT FREEDMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,219

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

DAVID GUERRERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,203

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JOSE LOZANO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,199

FALFURRIAS

Texas

JOHN JOHNSTONE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,192

RICHMOND

Kentucky

SUNIL CHANDRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,173

NORTHPORT

Alabama

EMILIO PADRE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,168

CARSON

California

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,168

MONTEREY PARK

California

SHALENDER MITTAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,165

BLYTHEVILLE

Arkansas