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TRICOR

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.38M
Medicare Part D Claims
$423M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 183,267 $33.7M
California 180,969 $31.4M
Florida 170,588 $29.7M
Pennsylvania 169,177 $27.4M
New York 154,519 $26.9M
Ohio 109,106 $18.4M
Illinois 104,005 $17.8M
Georgia 87,486 $14.3M
North Carolina 80,837 $12.7M
New Jersey 78,539 $14.7M
Missouri 75,433 $11.4M
Kentucky 75,245 $12.2M
Tennessee 69,903 $11.4M
Indiana 63,829 $11.5M
Michigan 59,093 $12.1M
Puerto Rico 55,431 $7.93M
Virginia 53,136 $9.35M
Louisiana 51,608 $8.12M
Alabama 43,291 $7.13M
South Carolina 41,186 $6.96M
West Virginia 35,299 $5.69M
Wisconsin 34,507 $5.78M
Arizona 33,143 $6.46M
Mississippi 32,193 $4.97M
Oklahoma 30,733 $5.85M
Washington 30,491 $5.2M
Connecticut 30,422 $5.4M
Massachusetts 30,323 $4.79M
Maryland 28,495 $5.96M
Iowa 26,767 $4.25M
Arkansas 26,579 $4.09M
Minnesota 26,538 $5.02M
Kansas 25,655 $4.23M
Nebraska 20,848 $3.21M
Colorado 18,799 $3.47M
Oregon 17,955 $3.07M
Nevada 14,686 $2.85M
Maine 13,079 $2.52M
Rhode Island 11,806 $1.69M
Utah 11,424 $2.04M
New Hampshire 9,576 $1.58M
New Mexico 9,518 $1.71M
Delaware 8,835 $1.88M
Idaho 7,360 $1.2M
North Dakota 6,593 $1.12M
Hawaii 5,839 $1.05M
South Dakota 5,476 $898K
Montana 4,017 $697K
Vermont 3,961 $747K
Alaska 3,279 $392K
Wyoming 2,925 $500K
District of Columbia 1,275 $203K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for TRICOR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID DELUCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WATERBURY

Connecticut

WILLIAM GRIMM D.O.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

PALM SPRINGS

California

THOMAS LUISKUTTY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TULSA

Oklahoma

JEFFREY BASA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARSON CITY

Nevada

JOHN WOODWORTH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CALEDONIA

Michigan

MARTIN SIEGFRIED M.D.,PHD.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

MARY LOB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOGAN

Iowa

JILL FERRY PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

HARLAN

Iowa

ALLAN TRAMP MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FALLS CITY

Nebraska

DONALD BURKINDINE DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ANGELA THOMPSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHALLOTTE

North Carolina

RAMONA ORSCHELL MS, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

CAMBRIDGE CITY

Indiana

RAVINDER BHAGRATH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

HAROLD ROSENTHAL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WEBSTER

Texas

KAREN PETRISIN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

BETHEL PARK

Pennsylvania

MARC LOUNDY D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SARASOTA

Florida

MICHAEL FUTRELL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

GERALD GORDON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AIKEN

South Carolina

ORSON AUSTIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MUTHU KRISHNAN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

OSAGE BEACH

Missouri

JOSEPH BERGER D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

FAIRFIELD

Texas

TIMOTHY LINDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SELMER

Tennessee

TAI NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

CARLOS FASOLA M.D.

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

SUSAN ZACHARIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAMMOND

Louisiana