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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
ZIAD HAWATMEH M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled191

MIAMI

Florida

YASEEN ODEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

CHICAGO

Illinois

GLORIA PIEDRA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled189

HIALEAH

Florida

ELIZABETH MARTINEZ M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled188

MIAMI

Florida

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled184

MIAMI

Florida

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled180

MIAMI

Florida

TERRY BAUL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled178

DETROIT

Michigan

EDDUNIO GOMEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled177

HOMESTEAD

Florida

MAYLI RODRIGUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

HIALEAH

Florida

JAYNIER MOYA HECHEVARRIA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

MIAMI

Florida

FRANCISCO REYTOR MD

General Practice

Claims Filled171

MIAMI

Florida

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Claims Filled170

MIAMI

Florida

JAVIER PEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

HIALEAH

Florida

MANUEL SANCHEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled169

HIALEAH

Florida

RICHARD CUELLO FUENTES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled169

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

VAN NUYS

California

JOSE GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

MIAMI

Florida

TERESA ALFONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

MIAMI

Florida

ONEL CORRALES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

MIAMI

Florida

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

MIAMI

Florida

CARLA FRIDMAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

MIAMI

Florida

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

MIAMI

Florida

FLORENTINO LEONG M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled162

ORLAND PARK

Illinois

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled162

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled162

MIAMI

Florida