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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
JAMES POLHILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,163

LOUISVILLE

Georgia

VUONG TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,162

PORTLAND

Oregon

JOSE VILLAR M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled1,162

NORTH MIAMI

Florida

JAMES HOWELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,162

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Florida

ANITA CORNETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,153

LONDON

Kentucky

STEVEN SCHMIDT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,127

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JAVIER URDANETA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,126

OVIEDO

Florida

JOSE CURET RAMOS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,123

GURABO

Puerto Rico

ROBERT DAJAC M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,121

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JAYAPRAKASH SHETTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,120

OCALA

Florida

EDWIN FIGUEROA DELGADO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,118

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ALEXANDER COHEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,117

DARLINGTON

South Carolina

JOSEPH JELLICORSE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,116

CARROLLTON

Georgia

ROBERT KAUFMANN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,114

ATLANTA

Georgia

ABDUL BARI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,111

CAIRO

Georgia

WARREN HENDERSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,107

LAGRANGE

Georgia

THOMAS MILKO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,100

GRAYSVILLE

Alabama

RODNEY ONO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,096

HILO

Hawaii

LEWIS MEYERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,081

TROY

Missouri

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,072

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

RANDALL MILLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,071

EUNICE

Louisiana

SON CHAU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,065

ORLANDO

Florida

JAMES ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,064

BROOKHAVEN

Mississippi

JUAN ALMAGUER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,062

LOS ANGELES

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,047

SAN GABRIEL

California