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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
LAURENCE LUM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

DESLOGE

Missouri

CESAR RAMIREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

MIAMI

Florida

SALEH JAAFAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

CASTROVILLE

Texas

YUN HEE CHUNG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled230

FLUSHING

New York

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JOSE ECHEVERRIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

HARLAN

Kentucky

CHRISTOPHER MONTGOMERY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled225

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

JACKIE SUTHERLAND DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

KENNETT

Missouri

HAROUTIOUN MESROBIAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled225

GLENDALE

California

GLORIA RODRIGUEZ MD, CEC, FACE

Specialist

Claims Filled222

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ADEBOLA OLATUNJI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

FORT WORTH

Texas

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

BECKLEY

West Virginia

PATRICK HAYDEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled219

RUSSELLVILLE

Kentucky

MANUEL BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled218

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

XAJE HASANAJ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

EDEN

North Carolina

SUDHIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled217

HILLSBORO

Missouri

IKENNA ADUGBA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

DENTON

Texas

MELANIE CHESNUT APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled215

BARBOURVILLE

Kentucky

ALLA SHPANER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

NGOC AN PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

HECTOR COLOMBANY LORENZO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled213

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

MANUELA MENDES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

GEETA CHAVDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

JORGE TRAVIESO MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

HIALEAH

Florida

SURAYIA HASAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

BECKLEY

West Virginia