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GEMFIBROZIL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.15M
Medicare Part D Claims
$54.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 251,839 $6.16M
Florida 175,184 $4.12M
Texas 131,439 $3.49M
New York 109,603 $2.68M
Pennsylvania 93,852 $2.45M
Ohio 84,737 $2.42M
Tennessee 73,515 $1.75M
Michigan 65,728 $1.84M
Illinois 65,693 $1.69M
Missouri 61,807 $1.56M
North Carolina 59,617 $1.53M
Arizona 58,977 $1.48M
Georgia 56,225 $1.38M
Wisconsin 53,735 $1.54M
Minnesota 49,493 $1.41M
Kentucky 46,594 $1.1M
Indiana 45,627 $1.21M
Massachusetts 44,790 $1.18M
Alabama 43,257 $1M
Virginia 40,624 $1.05M
Iowa 40,010 $953K
Washington 37,203 $950K
Louisiana 36,657 $871K
Oklahoma 36,036 $909K
Arkansas 29,458 $697K
South Carolina 26,990 $702K
Oregon 26,786 $661K
Colorado 26,717 $710K
New Jersey 26,566 $712K
Kansas 25,634 $638K
Mississippi 24,724 $549K
West Virginia 20,180 $486K
Nevada 19,176 $438K
New Mexico 19,108 $513K
Maryland 17,420 $511K
Connecticut 14,670 $386K
Nebraska 12,950 $301K
Idaho 12,124 $308K
Maine 10,859 $300K
South Dakota 10,344 $248K
Rhode Island 9,841 $234K
Montana 9,709 $236K
Hawaii 9,555 $286K
New Hampshire 7,877 $207K
Utah 7,654 $199K
North Dakota 7,551 $197K
Vermont 4,344 $130K
Wyoming 3,926 $101K
Delaware 3,291 $97.8K
Alaska 1,546 $36.5K
District of Columbia 1,064 $24.9K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for GEMFIBROZIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GEORGE CHANEY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled279

HAZARD

Kentucky

STEPHEN LEVINE MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled279

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

JERRY CUNNINGHAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled277

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

DANIELA MAYER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

BOCA RATON

Florida

THOMAS CONWAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled275

NEWPORT

Tennessee

ABE FRIEDMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled275

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

LUIS GUZMAN-LUGO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled274

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

WALLACE ANDERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled274

DOUGLAS

Georgia

DONALD PILAND M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled273

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled270

HIALEAH

Florida

CHUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

LOS ANGELES

California

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

ANAHEIM

California

KAREN GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled265

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

MIAMI

Florida

GLORIA CASAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

HIALEAH

Florida

JEFFREY HILL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled264

GALESBURG

Illinois

DONALD WHITE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled264

PORT ORANGE

Florida

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

MIAMI

Florida

KAVITHA TALLAPANENI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

AJAZ UMERANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

MENG LIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled261

BELLE PLAINE

Minnesota

WILLIAM STRIEGEL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled261

OCEAN SPRINGS

Mississippi

THOMAS BARBOUR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled260

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

DAVE RINGER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled259

GREENSBORO

Georgia

BELARMINO NUNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled259

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island