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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
IMRAN SHERIFF M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled282

RENO

Nevada

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled280

HIALEAH

Florida

IMHONA EKO-ISENALUMHE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

SEWANEE

Tennessee

ABE FRIEDMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled279

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MINH DO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled279

GARDEN GROVE

California

AJAZ UMERANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled276

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

DOUGLAS ASH MD

Claims Filled275

DOUGLAS

Georgia

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

ANAHEIM

California

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled274

MIAMI

Florida

DANIELA MAYER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled273

BOCA RATON

Florida

SHEL-DON LEGARRETA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

TEMPE

Arizona

DAVID KAUFER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

LA MESA

California

MARIA FERNANDEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN MCCULLOUGH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled268

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ARTHUR PORTNOW M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled267

SARASOTA

Florida

ROSA ROOFEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

DEBORAH SHULTZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled267

APOLLO BEACH

Florida

ISRAEL CARO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled266

KISSIMMEE

Florida

ANGEL MESA

Specialist

Claims Filled265

MARGATE

Florida

JERRY CUNNINGHAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

CHESTER MOJICA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled263

SANTA ANA

California

OSCAR PIEDAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled262

KISSIMMEE

Florida

SYED RASHID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

MOBERLY

Missouri

DAVID LEIBOWITZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled261

WARREN

Rhode Island