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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
ELIE MANSOUR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled963

LA FOLLETTE

Tennessee

THANAD SHAY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled962

PEORIA

Illinois

THOMAS MADEJSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled962

MEDINA

New York

BARRY MINORA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled959

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled957

MIAMI

Florida

RAHAT ABBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled954

BELLE GLADE

Florida

VEERAPPAN SUNDAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled954

HENDERSON

North Carolina

MUHAMMAD KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled953

DECATUR

Illinois

CHARLES D'AURIA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled950

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania

HECTOR MENDEZ-RIVERA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled947

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

HERBERT RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled947

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

CHRISTOPHER BASHAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled945

BIG STONE GAP

Virginia

CARLOS MARTINEZ RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled939

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ANAN FAIDI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled938

STOCKTON

California

KAUSHIK AMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled934

CONYERS

Georgia

HUGH CRIPPS MD

Claims Filled932

SMITHVILLE

Tennessee

JAMES JANOUSEK M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled932

LIVE OAK

Florida

ROBERTO PEREZ-GUTIERREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled930

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CRAIG EHRENSING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled926

MARRERO

Louisiana

WILLIAM BESTERMANN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled924

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

WILLIAM LADD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled923

HOUMA

Louisiana

ISRAEL MACHIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled922

LAKE CLARKE SHORES

Florida

JOSE PADILLA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled922

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ROBERT PARTOVY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled917

SAN FERNANDO

California

MARIA PONSE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled914

SAN ANTONIO

Texas