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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
RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled261

MIAMI

Florida

KAVITHA TALLAPANENI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

SAMUEL PETTINA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled259

LARGO

Florida

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

MIAMI

Florida

HARBHAJAN GREWAL MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled258

ROCHESTER

Michigan

SANYASI GANTA M.D,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled258

HEMET

California

RICHARD JONES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled257

APPLE VALLEY

California

STEPHEN MCKENZIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

HEMET

California

ROBERT HALSTED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

WASHINGTON

Missouri

OTTO LLERENA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DALE INTIHAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

PALM COAST

Florida

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

MIAMI

Florida

ARUN BAJAJ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled255

CHARLESTON

Illinois

MARTIN CHAMBERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled255

PUNXSUTAWNEY

Pennsylvania

NANCY SAID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled255

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MATHEW BENJAMIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled255

APACHE JUNCTION

Arizona

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled254

LOS ANGELES

California

LARRY BURNETT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled254

SALINA

Kansas

MOGBONJUBOLA ADEYEMO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled253

HEMET

California

JUDE PIERRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled253

SPRING HILL

Florida

BRIAN MATHERNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled250

HOUMA

Louisiana

VINITA CHAUDHARY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled250

LAKEWOOD

California

SANJAY MADAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled250

CLEARWATER

Florida

TERRY TURNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled249

TEMPE

Arizona

JOSE ROCAMORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled249

EL CENTRO

California