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SURE COMFORT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

361K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 391 of 3238

$9.11M
Retail Cost

Rank: 818 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 55,675 $1.23M
California 43,441 $1.2M
Texas 29,744 $743K
New York 18,568 $533K
Illinois 17,167 $449K
Pennsylvania 13,037 $308K
Michigan 12,218 $341K
Louisiana 9,546 $265K
Ohio 8,619 $200K
New Jersey 6,591 $197K
Wisconsin 6,305 $208K
Tennessee 5,627 $166K
South Carolina 5,060 $139K
Washington 4,974 $129K
North Carolina 4,760 $143K
Massachusetts 4,302 $118K
Georgia 4,123 $118K
Connecticut 3,587 $105K
Kentucky 3,472 $96.3K
Alabama 3,097 $99.7K
Oregon 2,806 $82.1K
Missouri 2,779 $87.6K
Arizona 2,738 $70K
Virginia 2,585 $74.3K
Oklahoma 2,509 $77.4K
Minnesota 2,397 $70.5K
Maryland 2,280 $67.8K
Iowa 2,026 $60.3K
Arkansas 1,944 $49.2K
Colorado 1,763 $46.3K
Indiana 1,733 $52.3K
Mississippi 1,655 $47K
Kansas 1,604 $49.1K
West Virginia 1,278 $33.4K
Nebraska 996 $28.2K
Maine 992 $39.9K
Rhode Island 899 $27.2K
Idaho 815 $24.9K
Utah 780 $23.3K
New Mexico 646 $18.7K
Hawaii 614 $13.1K
Nevada 493 $14.6K
Montana 483 $14.6K
Vermont 472 $14.5K
South Dakota 449 $12.4K
District of Columbia 416 $11.2K
New Hampshire 361 $9,769
North Dakota 217 $7,158
Wyoming 163 $4,275
Delaware 161 $5,258
Alaska 47 $1,371
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled478

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

JANET MARTINEZ ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled423

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE DIAZ D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

HIALEAH

Florida

JUAN ESCOBAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled336

LONG BEACH

California

FRANCISCO RIVERA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled324

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

GAMALIEL MATTOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled282

DORAL

Florida

NICHOLAS TRAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled272

WESTMINSTER

California

LUIS LLAVONA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled255

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

FERNANDO ESPARZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled249

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled244

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

DAGOBERTO DE LA VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

MIAMI

Florida

MIGUEL VELAZQUEZ VALLE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled236

GURABO

Puerto Rico

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled230

MIAMI

Florida

OSWALDO SANDOVAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled228

HIALEAH

Florida

BALTAZAR RODRIGUEZ CRUZ

General Practice

Claims Filled227

LARES

Puerto Rico

CARLOS RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled224

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN ORTIZ MATOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO FONTANET MD

Specialist

Claims Filled200

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

JANET MARTINEZ ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled199

MIAMI

Florida

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

GUSTAVO MARTINEZ TAPIA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled192

MIAMI

Florida

GERALDO SAAVEDRA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled191

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

ISABEL RICO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled190

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS MARTINEZ RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled190

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO UMPIERRE VELA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled188

MOROVIS

Puerto Rico