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FOLIC ACID

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

462K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 350 of 3238

$2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1285 of 3238

97,711
Patients

Rank: 400 of 3238

51,029
Prescribers

Rank: 381 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 24,554 135,587 $365K
New York 17,265 70,616 $356K
Ohio 6,204 27,226 $142K
New Jersey 6,749 25,705 $127K
California 4,317 20,482 $105K
Pennsylvania 3,589 17,439 $91.9K
Georgia 3,126 16,572 $71.6K
Texas 3,465 15,781 $77.2K
North Carolina 3,095 15,288 $74.4K
Michigan 2,727 10,329 $51.1K
Massachusetts 1,712 7,830 $43.7K
Illinois 1,645 7,341 $39.8K
Arizona 1,504 6,209 $34K
Minnesota 1,580 6,064 $34.9K
Louisiana 947 5,582 $21.4K
Virginia 1,152 5,142 $27.2K
Maryland 1,351 5,049 $29.8K
Indiana 975 3,998 $20.3K
Missouri 815 3,957 $20.2K
Tennessee 716 3,335 $18.3K
South Carolina 786 3,274 $16.5K
Wisconsin 663 3,000 $17.5K
Iowa 425 2,859 $10.9K
Connecticut 687 2,853 $16.1K
Washington 655 2,753 $17.4K
West Virginia 464 2,165 $12.3K
Kentucky 415 2,005 $9,238
Alabama 401 1,946 $9,092
Delaware 476 1,743 $10.9K
Hawaii 702 1,666 $8,057
New Hampshire 340 1,476 $7,913
Colorado 290 1,300 $6,563
Maine 331 1,286 $8,829
Oregon 291 1,222 $6,916
Arkansas 254 1,187 $4,723
Nevada 326 1,137 $6,056
Oklahoma 266 1,118 $5,661
Kansas 164 780 $4,184
Mississippi 143 711 $3,016
Rhode Island 131 671 $3,281
Nebraska 81 494 $2,177
Idaho 99 447 $2,482
Utah 111 409 $2,616
Vermont 88 369 $2,191
New Mexico 80 330 $1,850
District of Columbia 62 233 $1,287
North Dakota 46 219 $1,061
Montana 43 187 $857
Wyoming 31 147 $794
Alaska 35 129 $668
South Dakota 30 118 $616
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 FOLIC ACID

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,398

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,810

MIAMI

Florida

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,611

MIAMI

Florida

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,469

MIAMI

Florida

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,380

MIAMI

Florida

ANGEL VIDAL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,301

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA FERNANDEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,250

MIAMI

Florida

RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,244

MIAMI

Florida

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,210

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

FEDERICO LABRADOR P.A

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled1,118

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,023

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled919

MIAMI

Florida

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled880

MIAMI

Florida

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled876

HIALEAH

Florida

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled851

MIAMI

Florida

AZAREL ABINADER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled850

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE GONZALEZ

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled840

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

MARY JO VILLAR D.O.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled800

HIALEAH

Florida

ANIA BENITEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled798

HIALEAH

Florida

ELENA PERNASWAECHTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled788

MIAMI

Florida

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled787

HIALEAH

Florida

RICARDO MARTINEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled757

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE ROVIRA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled740

MIAMI

Florida

GIGLIOLA ARNEJO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled738

HIALEAH

Florida

YOSLAINE DIAZ M.D

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled737

WOODHAVEN

New York