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SURE COMFORT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

118K
Medicare Part D Claims
$5.77M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 51,965 $1.02M
Puerto Rico 39,146 $704K
California 23,735 $661K
Texas 17,291 $408K
Illinois 15,467 $398K
New York 12,239 $330K
Michigan 9,746 $266K
Pennsylvania 7,821 $167K
Ohio 4,980 $119K
Louisiana 4,841 $134K
Wisconsin 4,276 $126K
New Jersey 4,239 $114K
Tennessee 3,505 $95.8K
Washington 3,244 $77.4K
South Carolina 3,240 $97.2K
Connecticut 2,719 $74.3K
Arizona 2,451 $61.6K
Georgia 2,389 $65.8K
Kentucky 2,154 $57.8K
Alabama 2,135 $61.7K
Massachusetts 2,098 $52.4K
North Carolina 2,089 $63.8K
Minnesota 1,690 $48.6K
Mississippi 1,644 $47.2K
Oregon 1,617 $41.9K
Maryland 1,469 $42.5K
Virginia 1,405 $37.3K
Indiana 1,331 $38.3K
Arkansas 1,318 $32.6K
Oklahoma 1,256 $35.3K
West Virginia 1,091 $27.6K
Kansas 1,020 $31.3K
Iowa 898 $24.9K
Maine 891 $34.8K
Colorado 878 $22.6K
Missouri 793 $23.1K
Nebraska 512 $13.8K
Rhode Island 480 $13.1K
Montana 461 $14.3K
Vermont 451 $13K
Idaho 401 $11.1K
Hawaii 371 $9,518
District of Columbia 358 $10.1K
New Mexico 343 $10.7K
Utah 263 $8,013
South Dakota 261 $7,211
New Hampshire 230 $6,215
Nevada 127 $3,737
North Dakota 101 $3,230
Wyoming 92 $2,185
Delaware 51 $1,512
Alaska 42 $1,266
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 SURE COMFORT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JANET MARTINEZ ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,006

MIAMI

Florida

DAGOBERTO DE LA VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled660

MIAMI

Florida

FRANCISCO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled573

MIAMI

Florida

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled547

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled521

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled420

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

CARLOS RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled412

MIAMI

Florida

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled391

MIAMI

Florida

NICOLE GALLEGO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled349

MARGATE

Florida

EDWIN PATRICK SORIANO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled323

ELGIN

Illinois

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled311

WESTMINSTER

California

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled307

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN FERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

MIAMI

Florida

AGUSTIN LATORRE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled285

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

RUBEN AYALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled274

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL BASULTO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled269

HIALEAH

Florida

FRANCISCO GONZALEZ-ABREU M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled265

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA MOLINA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled261

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN ACQUAYE-AWAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled260

CHICAGO

Illinois

JAVIER RICARDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled258

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

JUAN ESCOBAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

LONG BEACH

California

LUIS FELIPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled254

MIAMI

Florida

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled253

HIALEAH

Florida

GAMALIEL MATTOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled248

DORAL

Florida