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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
MARIO SIERVO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled161

MIAMI

Florida

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

JOSE GONZALEZ

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled159

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

EDWIN ZEVALLOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

ZOILO ABAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE ABAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled157

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS CASTANO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

MIAMI

Florida

VALENTIN ESTRADA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled152

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL MORRISON M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled151

PLANTATION

Florida

EUGEN LUIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

MIAMI

Florida

ARIEL DURAN MONDRAGON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled147

MIAMI

Florida

YAN SUAREZ MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled147

BRONX

New York

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled146

HIALEAH

Florida

OTTO LLERENA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JAVAID BASHIR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled145

JACKSON

Michigan

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled145

MIAMI

Florida

RAFAEL CHIONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

MIAMI

Florida

RAYMOND FINK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled143

LA MESA

California

GILBERTO SECO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

MIAMI

Florida

VICTOR TAMAYO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

PAMELA AMADOR MD

General Practice

Claims Filled138

HIALEAH

Florida

JORGE MARTINEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

MERCEDES

Texas

YOHANA CABRERA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

MIAMI

Florida

FRANCISCO CUYA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled136

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

MIAMI

Florida