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TRICOR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.09M
Medicare Part D Claims
$422M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 163,241 $32.8M
Texas 160,449 $34.5M
Florida 152,005 $31M
Pennsylvania 139,548 $26.6M
New York 129,661 $25.7M
Ohio 90,012 $17.8M
Illinois 82,416 $16.8M
New Jersey 80,025 $18.6M
Georgia 74,399 $14.1M
North Carolina 68,510 $12.6M
Missouri 65,313 $11.5M
Kentucky 62,434 $11.7M
Michigan 62,228 $15.4M
Tennessee 57,983 $11.2M
Indiana 53,002 $11.3M
Louisiana 49,749 $8.98M
Virginia 45,249 $9.26M
Alabama 35,639 $6.96M
South Carolina 34,925 $7.03M
West Virginia 30,992 $5.83M
Wisconsin 29,705 $5.99M
Connecticut 29,482 $6.46M
Mississippi 28,471 $5.18M
Arizona 26,927 $6.26M
Oklahoma 26,870 $5.97M
Washington 24,977 $5.08M
Massachusetts 24,492 $4.51M
Maryland 23,466 $5.72M
Arkansas 22,658 $4.07M
Iowa 22,625 $4.2M
Kansas 20,872 $4.07M
Minnesota 20,413 $4.54M
Nebraska 18,601 $3.39M
Colorado 16,114 $3.46M
Oregon 14,715 $2.98M
Nevada 11,310 $2.64M
Maine 10,743 $2.47M
Utah 9,758 $2.04M
Rhode Island 9,658 $1.62M
Delaware 7,938 $1.99M
New Mexico 7,914 $1.65M
New Hampshire 7,588 $1.5M
Idaho 5,892 $1.16M
North Dakota 5,560 $1.11M
Hawaii 4,899 $1.04M
South Dakota 4,486 $877K
Montana 3,450 $697K
Vermont 3,284 $742K
Alaska 2,746 $438K
Wyoming 2,734 $548K
District of Columbia 1,128 $208K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
GEORGE PIZARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled308

MIAMI

Florida

DONG CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled307

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERTO ALERS FERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled306

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

NICHOLAS ORME MD

General Practice

Claims Filled306

FRESNO

California

ANITA CORNETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled306

LONDON

Kentucky

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled301

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled301

MIAMI

Florida

WON KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled296

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

HOWARD REINFELD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled293

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

SERGIO ZAMORA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled292

EAGLE PASS

Texas

WILLIAM TAUNTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled291

FORSYTH

Georgia

CHUL KIM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled286

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

HECTOR BANCHS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled285

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

ARUN MOHANTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ASHA SWAIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled283

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

MIGUEL MOLINAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled283

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

SATINDER SAINI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled279

CROWLEY

Louisiana

TAO DUONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled278

WESTMINSTER

California

MOHAMMAD KHAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

DALTON

Georgia

RICHARD LONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

BELLE VERNON

Pennsylvania

ROBERT HOLLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled274

PT PLEASANT

West Virginia

JONATHAN ALLRED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled274

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

FADI ABOU-ISSA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled272

HOUMA

Louisiana

MINAS KOCHUMIAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled270

NORTHRIDGE

California

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

CORAL GABLES

Florida