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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
FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled350

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JANET MARTINEZ ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled350

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL PARK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled348

WOODSIDE

New York

DON TRAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled345

BAKERSFIELD

California

HUMBERTO FLORIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled344

LOS ANGELES

California

RAOUF KODSY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled344

UTICA

New York

BERTHA GONZALEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled343

MONTEBELLO

California

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled343

SAN GABRIEL

California

CARMEN SERRANO-LOPEZ MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled342

PORT ORANGE

Florida

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled341

HIALEAH

Florida

SONALI KUMAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

ORLANDO

Florida

STANLEY COLLINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled336

HOPE

Arkansas

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled332

COLUMBIA

Missouri

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled332

MIAMI

Florida

GARRY MAGOUIRK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled331

FAYETTE

Alabama

ROLAND SANCHEZ M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled330

BELEN

New Mexico

PARMINDER DHALIWAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled330

BRANDON

Florida

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled328

MIAMI

Florida

STEVEN KANNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled327

NORTH PALM BEACH

Florida

HAU TAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled324

SAN DIEGO

California

STEPHEN LEVINE MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled321

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

KAUSHIK AMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

CONYERS

Georgia

GLORIA CASAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled319

HIALEAH

Florida

OSMANY RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled318

MIAMI

Florida

MONICA ABRANTE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled316

MESA

Arizona