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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
LUIS AGUIAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

HIALEAH

Florida

MICHAEL SHEEHAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled54

WESTON

Wisconsin

FRANCIS TALANGBAYAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL FILI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled54

MIAMI

Florida

DAMIEN MCKNIGHT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

CHICAGO

Illinois

CARLOS VALLEJO M.D. P.A.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

MIAMI

Florida

EMILIO PANDO MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled54

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

GLENDALE

California

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL AKERMAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled53

PARIS

Illinois

FRANK L CABANEZ NP PA

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled53

MIAMI

Florida

TARCISIO DIAZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled53

CORONA

California

ARUN MOHANTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LUIS TORRES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ALEXANDER LOPEZ-ALVAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID EPPEHIMER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SACATON

Arizona

SARITHA VANKANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

MAYWOOD

Illinois

JOSE CONTRERAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

HIALEAH

Florida

PATRICK SPIERING M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

FRANKLIN

Wisconsin

CRISTIAN BRETON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT KUFFA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

MOUNT MORRIS

Michigan

FRANK MARTINEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

CLIFFORD BENEZRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

EDWIN STONE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

MIGUEL REBOLLAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

HIALEAH

Florida