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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
CARLOS VERGNE

General Practice

Claims Filled259

JUANA DIAZ

Puerto Rico

DAVE JAIN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

KENNETT

Missouri

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

GARDEN GROVE

California

MONICA ABRANTE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled256

MESA

Arizona

ARTHUR JIMENEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

VICTORVILLE

California

RUBEN AYALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled253

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled252

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID LEIBOWITZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled252

WARREN

Rhode Island

WILLIAM GRASSETTE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled252

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

JOSE GONZALEZ

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled251

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

GARRY MAGOUIRK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled251

FAYETTE

Alabama

IVAN GELLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled251

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled251

COLUMBIA

Missouri

IMRAN SHERIFF M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled251

RENO

Nevada

GLORIOSA ANTIPORDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled251

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

BHUPENDRA PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled250

DELAND

Florida

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled250

LOS ANGELES

California

SHEL-DON LEGARRETA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

TEMPE

Arizona

MANUEL QUINONES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

REDONDO BEACH

California

EDWIN GIRAU MD

General Practice

Claims Filled247

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

EDWIN MARSHALL MD

Claims Filled247

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

JILIAN WAITE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled247

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

ANANT CHANDEL MD

General Practice

Claims Filled247

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

WILLIAM LEWIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled246

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

FELIX ALBANO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled246

HESPERIA

California