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GEMFIBROZIL

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.1M
Medicare Part D Claims
$64.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 276,413 $8.45M
Florida 195,512 $4.68M
Texas 145,095 $3.91M
New York 111,283 $3.15M
Pennsylvania 100,882 $2.77M
Ohio 91,192 $2.71M
Tennessee 81,582 $1.94M
Illinois 72,010 $1.84M
Puerto Rico 68,243 $1.28M
Missouri 67,522 $1.66M
Arizona 66,808 $1.77M
Michigan 66,241 $1.94M
North Carolina 65,728 $1.64M
Wisconsin 60,419 $1.69M
Georgia 60,192 $1.5M
Minnesota 58,392 $1.76M
Massachusetts 50,482 $1.46M
Kentucky 49,332 $1.19M
Indiana 49,052 $1.32M
Alabama 46,281 $1.09M
Iowa 45,272 $1.1M
Virginia 43,930 $1.19M
Washington 41,018 $1.09M
Oklahoma 38,647 $988K
Louisiana 37,653 $945K
Arkansas 31,266 $785K
Oregon 30,201 $801K
Colorado 29,674 $820K
South Carolina 29,163 $780K
Kansas 27,394 $706K
Mississippi 26,200 $586K
New Jersey 25,359 $698K
West Virginia 22,171 $618K
Nevada 21,058 $486K
New Mexico 20,924 $584K
Maryland 18,629 $607K
Connecticut 15,321 $411K
Nebraska 14,121 $331K
Idaho 13,437 $350K
Maine 12,243 $366K
South Dakota 11,261 $275K
Montana 10,701 $266K
Hawaii 10,584 $366K
Rhode Island 10,387 $253K
North Dakota 8,757 $227K
Utah 8,746 $236K
New Hampshire 8,329 $227K
Vermont 5,047 $154K
Wyoming 4,096 $104K
Delaware 3,685 $110K
Alaska 1,939 $45.8K
District of Columbia 1,082 $29K
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 GEMFIBROZIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
YAN SUAREZ MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled630

BRONX

New York

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled554

MIAMI

Florida

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled535

MONTEREY PARK

California

NAVIN SARAN M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled531

ANAHEIM

California

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled450

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID PHILLIPS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled446

SEMMES

Alabama

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled441

ROSEMEAD

California

Y SIDDIQ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled436

AUSTELL

Georgia

EFRAIN VALLADOLID M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled434

CHULA VISTA

California

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled432

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled418

GARDEN GROVE

California

CHINH HUYNH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled415

WESTMINSTER

California

ABHAY KEMKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled412

SPARTA

Tennessee

JAY RAYAN MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled410

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

JILIAN WAITE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled392

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

EUELL CRISP MD

General Practice

Claims Filled387

ALICE

Texas

THOMAS CONWAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled378

NEWPORT

Tennessee

MARY HONKANEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled377

MOBILE

Alabama

OSWALDO CAJAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled369

EL PASO

Texas

BINNO DHAR M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled367

PORT SAINT LUCIE

Florida

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled363

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

DAVE JAIN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled363

KENNETT

Missouri

ANANT CHANDEL MD

General Practice

Claims Filled361

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

JOSEPH MILLIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled356

SARASOTA

Florida

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled351

GRUNDY

Virginia