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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
ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled246

HIALEAH

Florida

ISABEL RICO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled239

MIAMI

Florida

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled236

LOS ANGELES

California

LAZARO CALVINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

HIALEAH

Florida

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled229

MIAMI

Florida

FERNANDO ESPARZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled224

MIAMI

Florida

JAVIER BATISTA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled223

HIALEAH

Florida

GLORIA CASAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

HIALEAH

Florida

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

MIAMI

Florida

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled222

HIALEAH

Florida

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

MIAMI

Florida

NICHOLAS TRAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled215

WESTMINSTER

California

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled214

HIALEAH

Florida

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

MIAMI

Florida

ARIEL RAMIREZ NAVARRO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

MIAMI

Florida

REINALDO CARVAJAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

MIGUEL VAZQUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

MIAMI

Florida

CESAR RAMIREZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled208

MIAMI

Florida

RODOLFO PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled203

HIALEAH

Florida

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled199

MIAMI

Florida

GIGLIOLA ARNEJO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

HIALEAH

Florida

FRANCESCO CABRERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

MIAMI

Florida

OSMANY RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled192

MIAMI

Florida