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FLECAINIDE ACETATE

Flecainide is used to prevent certain types of life-threatening irregular heartbeats. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

740K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 283 of 3395

$36.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 518 of 3395

145,805
Patients

Rank: 355 of 3395

59,214
Prescribers

Rank: 378 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

411K

2011

474K

2012

577K

2013

654K

2014

740K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$23.7M

2011

$25.1M

2012

$27.4M

2013

$29.8M

2014

$36.6M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$96

2011

$86

2012

$79

2013

$95

2014

$97

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 15,870 72,182 $4.26M
Texas 11,356 56,512 $2.51M
Florida 10,623 48,120 $2.4M
North Carolina 6,452 35,996 $1.44M
Pennsylvania 6,913 35,787 $1.79M
Ohio 6,674 32,778 $1.75M
Georgia 5,595 30,902 $1.22M
Tennessee 4,961 25,482 $975K
Arizona 5,159 22,640 $1.14M
Illinois 4,659 22,347 $1.09M
Michigan 5,124 21,570 $1.57M
Missouri 3,422 19,701 $800K
New York 4,306 19,584 $1.25M
Virginia 3,649 18,372 $841K
Alabama 3,292 17,316 $778K
Oregon 3,052 14,881 $899K
South Carolina 2,771 14,418 $585K
Kentucky 2,641 14,403 $550K
Minnesota 3,217 14,399 $1.03M
Kansas 2,558 13,492 $552K
Wisconsin 2,829 13,434 $742K
Louisiana 2,145 12,618 $545K
Washington 2,618 12,135 $627K
Massachusetts 2,449 11,140 $616K
Utah 2,509 10,885 $587K
Colorado 2,426 10,572 $567K
Indiana 2,155 10,539 $479K
New Jersey 2,221 9,231 $513K
Nebraska 1,396 8,649 $298K
Iowa 1,507 8,084 $354K
Connecticut 1,500 6,978 $405K
Oklahoma 1,253 6,341 $265K
West Virginia 1,084 6,173 $234K
Maryland 1,490 6,051 $333K
Mississippi 1,014 5,891 $200K
Arkansas 971 5,887 $218K
South Dakota 824 4,921 $210K
Idaho 1,056 4,859 $250K
Nevada 1,120 4,646 $250K
New Mexico 918 3,645 $232K
New Hampshire 684 3,158 $169K
Maine 622 2,633 $180K
Montana 500 2,402 $120K
Hawaii 489 2,187 $107K
Rhode Island 304 1,798 $65K
Delaware 472 1,767 $117K
North Dakota 296 1,522 $79.1K
Wyoming 222 1,001 $48K
Vermont 178 809 $42.9K
District of Columbia 165 583 $35.7K
Alaska 32 108 $8,077
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 FLECAINIDE ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KEVIN LISMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

JIMMY LOCKLEAR M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

CARY

North Carolina

LORETTA ISADA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

AKRON

Ohio

WALTER AUSTIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

JASPER

Georgia

RAJINDER SINGH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SANTA CRUZ

California

PETER WAGNER D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

STEVEN ATHAY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORVALLIS

Oregon

JAMES SMALLEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

PEORIA

Illinois

JAMES RICHARDSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina

ALEX KIRBY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

NEW BERN

North Carolina

JOHN COSTA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

ETHAN FRUECHTE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ROBBINSDALE

Minnesota

LYNN SHIMA APN

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled50

HANNIBAL

Missouri

SYLVIE HILL PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

DURHAM

North Carolina

WILLIAM WOODS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

Missouri

ANDREW MUSTIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MEADOWBROOK

Pennsylvania

ERIN STEWART P.A.-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

AUGUSTA

Georgia

ANDREW CORSELLO M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

SCARBOROUGH

Maine

SOHAIL HASSAN M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

ROSEVILLE

Michigan

AMY AHNERT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

JAIME ALTAMIRANO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

PETER MILES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

RAMIN ARTANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DULUTH

Minnesota

MARK HARVEY M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MILTON ADDINGTON MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

GERMANTOWN

Tennessee