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TRICOR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

223K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 499 of 3238

$58.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 325 of 3238

72,705
Patients

Rank: 447 of 3238

51,129
Prescribers

Rank: 379 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 5,782 18,980 $4.2M
Texas 6,042 17,435 $4.64M
Michigan 5,394 16,931 $4.71M
New York 5,191 16,782 $4.07M
Florida 5,526 15,585 $4.19M
New Jersey 4,535 13,892 $4.55M
Pennsylvania 4,468 13,302 $3.83M
Ohio 3,880 12,304 $3.45M
Indiana 2,554 7,992 $2.58M
Georgia 2,282 7,178 $1.67M
Illinois 2,026 6,104 $1.65M
Tennessee 1,864 5,564 $1.43M
North Carolina 1,698 5,233 $1.21M
Missouri 1,556 4,856 $1.22M
Virginia 1,592 4,693 $1.33M
Kentucky 1,435 4,541 $1.1M
Louisiana 1,075 3,645 $761K
Wisconsin 1,095 3,481 $891K
Arizona 974 3,159 $869K
Maryland 910 2,658 $825K
South Carolina 852 2,465 $627K
Washington 809 2,411 $658K
Mississippi 800 2,407 $467K
Oklahoma 792 2,283 $575K
Connecticut 746 2,173 $584K
West Virginia 717 1,997 $516K
Alabama 696 1,961 $546K
Iowa 565 1,908 $342K
Colorado 548 1,738 $409K
Massachusetts 488 1,685 $400K
Kansas 496 1,560 $400K
Arkansas 492 1,453 $288K
Delaware 459 1,407 $482K
Nebraska 391 1,134 $231K
Oregon 381 1,104 $269K
Minnesota 409 1,087 $214K
Nevada 344 1,054 $300K
New Mexico 290 911 $270K
Utah 349 877 $214K
Maine 260 701 $188K
New Hampshire 158 515 $141K
Rhode Island 139 459 $108K
Idaho 135 421 $92.5K
Hawaii 124 377 $88.7K
Montana 106 364 $68.6K
South Dakota 113 346 $75.8K
Alaska 92 301 $56.9K
North Dakota 100 230 $49.5K
Vermont 72 193 $53.3K
District of Columbia 53 158 $30.3K
Wyoming 44 105 $19.7K
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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