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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
HITESH PATEL MD

Claims Filled314

WESTMINSTER

California

SYED SAFDAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled311

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

GLORIOSA ANTIPORDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled310

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

DONALD WHITE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled307

PORT ORANGE

Florida

MICHAEL LINK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled306

KISSIMMEE

Florida

GEORGE BURNETTE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled304

JACKSON

Kentucky

DOUGLAS RAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled303

PHOENIX

Arizona

JEFFREY HILL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled302

GALESBURG

Illinois

THOMAS SPARKMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled296

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

BELARMINO NUNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled296

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

WILLIAM STRIEGEL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled296

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi

SANDEEP SURA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled295

VERO BEACH

Florida

CHUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled293

LOS ANGELES

California

DIANIK MARTINEZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled292

RICHMOND HILL

New York

PARIKSITH SINGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

SPRING HILL

Florida

GEORGE CHANEY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled289

HAZARD

Kentucky

THOMAS BARBOUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

MARIO BAEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled287

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

DAVID IJAC MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled287

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

RUSSELL HENRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled286

HOUMA

Louisiana

ROBERTO LLANTADA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled286

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN COPE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled286

DEMOREST

Georgia

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled284

HIALEAH

Florida

SANG LEE MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled283

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma