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LIPITOR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

303K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 431 of 3238

$84.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 240 of 3238

91,492
Patients

Rank: 416 of 3238

60,919
Prescribers

Rank: 347 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 12,407 45,745 $13M
California 12,643 40,682 $10.7M
New Jersey 7,684 25,909 $8.57M
Florida 6,930 21,748 $6.38M
Pennsylvania 4,495 17,742 $4.63M
Texas 5,692 15,385 $4.13M
Ohio 3,345 10,806 $3.05M
Illinois 2,873 9,090 $2.63M
Massachusetts 2,517 9,052 $2.64M
Connecticut 2,445 8,407 $2.53M
North Carolina 2,449 8,289 $1.92M
Georgia 2,029 6,674 $1.69M
Arizona 1,696 5,186 $1.54M
Virginia 1,662 4,950 $1.4M
Maryland 1,667 4,707 $1.54M
Louisiana 1,226 4,450 $1.04M
Missouri 1,186 3,852 $963K
Indiana 1,205 3,788 $1.04M
Hawaii 847 3,768 $1.03M
Washington 1,188 3,647 $1.09M
Michigan 1,258 3,629 $1.17M
Tennessee 1,162 3,515 $889K
Kentucky 1,023 3,370 $888K
Wisconsin 803 3,165 $856K
Minnesota 911 2,939 $902K
South Carolina 968 2,621 $713K
Colorado 885 2,598 $727K
Rhode Island 579 2,325 $540K
Oregon 677 2,203 $567K
Iowa 517 1,946 $411K
Maine 634 1,835 $570K
Alabama 545 1,827 $449K
Oklahoma 731 1,719 $500K
New Hampshire 495 1,455 $450K
Kansas 419 1,302 $300K
West Virginia 386 1,272 $340K
Mississippi 515 1,227 $251K
Delaware 406 1,127 $413K
Nevada 412 1,059 $315K
Arkansas 353 976 $229K
New Mexico 396 899 $228K
Nebraska 266 819 $185K
District of Columbia 276 787 $245K
Utah 227 663 $192K
Vermont 141 521 $155K
Idaho 146 427 $112K
Montana 132 346 $92.2K
Alaska 139 330 $74.4K
South Dakota 106 273 $58.5K
North Dakota 105 230 $45.8K
Wyoming 45 115 $33K
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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Top prescribers for LIPITOR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SABITHA VASIREDDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

DANVILLE

Virginia

INA ITZKOVITZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

NEW YORK

New York

RAYMONDA RASTEGAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

NEW YORK

New York

CHARLES KIVOWITZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

BEVERLY HILLS

California

KENNETH GANTZ M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

MILLBURN

New Jersey

JERRY GLIKLICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERT KUTNICK MD

Claims Filled54

NEW YORK

New York

DINA LIBERMAN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled54

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSHUA STEINER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

BEVERLY DUNN MD PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

WALDWICK

New Jersey

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JOSE MELLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

NEW YORK

New York

DAVID SEINFELD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled54

NEW YORK

New York

JONATHAN ARONBAYEV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

BRIARWOOD

New York

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

REGO PARK

New York

GARY HORBAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

NEW YORK

New York

LUDWIG KLEIN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled54

NEW YORK

New York

DAVID MAGIER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

ROBERT FUHRMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled53

WESTFIELD

New Jersey

STELLA ILYAYEVA PHYSICIAN, P.C.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled53

FOREST HILLS

New York

LESTER JACOBSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARK NACHMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SANTA MONICA

California

IRA SCHULMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled52

NEW YORK

New York

PARTHIV RAVAL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled52

CLIFTON

New Jersey

MICHAEL BRAUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

LIHUE

Hawaii