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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
IVAN RODRIGUEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

HIALEAH

Florida

GLADYS ALONSO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled132

HIALEAH

Florida

ANGEL ALEJANDRO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled132

MIAMI

Florida

BRUNILDA NAZARIO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

BRANDON

Florida

HECTOR LALAMA, MD PA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled131

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JORGE DIAZ D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

HIALEAH

Florida

ISAAC THOMPSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

ELENA PERNASWAECHTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled128

MIAMI

Florida

MAURICIO CONSALTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

CHICAGO

Illinois

HUMBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

HIALEAH

Florida

ALTAGRACIA VICTORIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled125

HIALEAH

Florida

AJAY MEKA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

SANTA ANA

California

SONIA JIMENEZ-VICTORES M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled125

HIALEAH

Florida

AGUSTIN MARTINEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled124

HIALEAH

Florida

MICHAEL APPIAGYEI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

CHICAGO

Illinois

SYED ATHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

PALOS HILLS

Illinois

RANDY FUENTES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ALBERTO JIMENO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

LOS ANGELES

California

JEFFREY PICKENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

AMARILLO

Texas

GILBERTO JIMENEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled121

HIALEAH

Florida

MARCELO BENDIX MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled121

MIAMI

Florida

ANAN FAIDI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled116

STOCKTON

California

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled115

HIALEAH

Florida

ENRIQUE PELAYO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

MIAMI

Florida

ALEX-ABBEY AKIN-WUMI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled112

DETROIT

Michigan