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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
JEFFREY HORSTMYER M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled501

MIAMI

Florida

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled500

HIALEAH

Florida

VALERIO TOYOS-OLASCOAGA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled485

MIAMI

Florida

GABRIEL SOLTI GRASZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled483

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

ZANDRA LOPEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled477

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA MOLINA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled457

HIALEAH

Florida

DANIEL BASULTO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled449

HIALEAH

Florida

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled437

HIALEAH

Florida

JORGE DIEPPA M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled436

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE ABAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled432

MIAMI

Florida

SONIA LOSA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled427

HIALEAH

Florida

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled425

HIALEAH

Florida

MIGUEL CORONA OLIVARES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled417

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS ALONSO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled414

MIAMI

Florida

VICENTE GARCIA-ALVAREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled406

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE GARCIA-ARTEAGA P.A., BSN, RN.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled403

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON CARRILLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled396

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ALBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled388

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DIEGO PEREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled386

MAYWOOD

Illinois

ORLANDO RIVERO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled385

MIAMI

Florida

LAZARO CALVINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled384

HIALEAH

Florida

INES BRACERAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled381

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE MUNOZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled379

MIAMI

Florida

YUNEISY DELGADO RODRIGUES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled364

MIAMI

Florida

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled364

HIALEAH

Florida