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SURE COMFORT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

244K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.17M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 54,148 $1.09M
California 33,705 $929K
Texas 20,677 $479K
Illinois 16,308 $423K
New York 15,962 $458K
Michigan 10,743 $294K
Pennsylvania 10,149 $221K
Ohio 6,537 $151K
Louisiana 6,534 $183K
New Jersey 5,480 $158K
Wisconsin 5,276 $165K
South Carolina 4,550 $133K
Washington 3,968 $97.7K
Tennessee 3,967 $112K
Connecticut 3,182 $88.4K
Kentucky 2,887 $76.9K
Georgia 2,847 $80.7K
Massachusetts 2,775 $72.4K
Arizona 2,508 $61.8K
North Carolina 2,435 $72.8K
Minnesota 2,216 $65.6K
Oregon 2,082 $56.9K
Alabama 2,065 $61.4K
Virginia 1,874 $48.7K
Maryland 1,725 $50.5K
Mississippi 1,657 $47.6K
Oklahoma 1,627 $44.5K
Indiana 1,521 $44.8K
Arkansas 1,398 $35.9K
Iowa 1,306 $37.5K
Kansas 1,285 $39.7K
Missouri 1,189 $35.4K
Colorado 1,108 $28.3K
West Virginia 1,037 $26.5K
Maine 1,017 $39.2K
Nebraska 716 $19.4K
Rhode Island 692 $20K
Hawaii 672 $14.3K
Idaho 527 $15.6K
Vermont 466 $13.7K
Montana 450 $14.2K
New Mexico 442 $13.8K
District of Columbia 423 $11.9K
South Dakota 350 $10.2K
New Hampshire 342 $8,995
Utah 320 $10K
Nevada 170 $5,489
North Dakota 149 $4,244
Wyoming 101 $2,431
Delaware 91 $3,247
Alaska 40 $927
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 »

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Top prescribers for SURE COMFORT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JUAN SANCHEZ MONTANO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

RINCON

Puerto Rico

JOSE FERNANDEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

LUIS ALVARADO LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

MARILU COLON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

IVAN IRIZARRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

EFREN CARATAO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

KENT

Washington

IGNACIO FORNARIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

AMPARO RAMIREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

RICHARD MCLEAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PLANTATION

Florida

JOHN MICHEL DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ROLANDO POSADA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARLINGEN

Texas

ARTHUR JIMENEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VICTORVILLE

California

GILBERTO VAZQUEZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

EDGARDO BAEZ AYALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SANTA ISABEL

Puerto Rico

CHRISTOPHER BASHAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BIG STONE GAP

Virginia

ROMULO TENGCO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EL PASO

Texas

JOHN LIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

HUGO BENAZET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID LILJENQUIST MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

EFRAIN RIVERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

ALEEM SYED MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

WILLIAM TRIGOSO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CARLOS ORRACA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MANATI

Puerto Rico

RAUL MARTINEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MAUNABO

Puerto Rico

RHEINCHARD REYES MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORAL GABLES

Florida