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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
NESTOR FRONTERA-TACORONTE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled157

GUANICA

Puerto Rico

KENNETH NAVE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

CHICAGO

Illinois

TERESA ALFONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS CEPERO AYENDE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

GUANICA

Puerto Rico

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled153

MIAMI

Florida

MIRNA MALDONADO VEGA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled152

MANATI

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled152

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO GONZALEZ-ABREU M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled149

MIAMI

Florida

MANUEL SANCHEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled149

HIALEAH

Florida

AGUSTIN LATORRE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

REINALDO CARVAJAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

LORENZO ROSS RIVERA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled147

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

CESAR RAMIREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled146

MIAMI

Florida

CARLA FRIDMAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

MIAMI

Florida

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

MIAMI

Florida

HECTOR LALAMA MD PA

Neurology

Claims Filled146

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOSE GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

MIAMI

Florida

ARIEL MORCIGLIO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

JUANA DIAZ

Puerto Rico

JAVIER PEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

HIALEAH

Florida

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled145

MIAMI

Florida

BAHIRA SAWI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled145

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

CIDRA

Puerto Rico

FREDDY CALDERA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled144

MIAMI SPRINGS

Florida