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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
LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled256

WESTMINSTER

California

LUIS CASTANO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

MIAMI

Florida

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled249

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

PERCY MAY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled246

CHICAGO

Illinois

CARLOS MARTINEZ RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled246

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled244

HIALEAH

Florida

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled242

HIALEAH

Florida

ISABEL RICO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled233

MIAMI

Florida

GLADYS ALONSO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled231

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

HIALEAH

Florida

CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled227

MIAMI

Florida

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

MIAMI

Florida

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled224

MIAMI

Florida

ONEL CORRALES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS LLAVONA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled221

COMERIO

Puerto Rico

FRANCELOT MOISE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

DAVID SICARD FIGUEROA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled214

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

NICHOLAS TRAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled213

WESTMINSTER

California

FRANCISCO FONTANET MD

Specialist

Claims Filled212

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled212

MIAMI

Florida

YASEEN ODEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

CHICAGO

Illinois

TERRY BAUL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled209

DETROIT

Michigan

JOHN ACQUAYE-AWAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

CHICAGO

Illinois