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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
PHILLIP TSE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GROVE CITY

Ohio

CHRISTIAN DAHL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BUCKLEY

Washington

MARK HAHN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

THOMAS JOHN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW HARTFORD

New York

MYRON BROCKMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

DANIEL DAVIDSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEARCY

Arkansas

JOHN AOKI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KAILUA

Hawaii

SANDEEP PATEL MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

RAJESH TRIVEDI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST BEND

Wisconsin

WILLIAM BAKER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

PAUL BERGFELDER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Indiana

SHARA MAYBERRY APRN BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

PHOENIX

Arizona

ROBERT SAMAAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FAIRFIELD

Ohio

CHRISTINA MITCHEM-WALTER MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled50

SWANTON

Ohio

DAVID TREVINO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MERRITT ISLAND

Florida

HEATHER GILMER CFNP

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Family Health

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Mississippi

STEPHANIE PRIOR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MASHPEE

Massachusetts

JOANNA SETLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

CHARLES CRIST M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JON RASO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOUNT BETHEL

Pennsylvania

GERALD KNOUF MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHUBBUCK

Idaho

MYHUE LI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WOODLAND HILLS

California

JAN KRISKA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOUNT AIRY

North Carolina

DUNCAN BOWELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VIDOR

Texas