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LOVAZA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.82M
Medicare Part D Claims
$364M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 286,953 $54.3M
California 253,680 $45.4M
Florida 166,881 $33.5M
Texas 120,245 $26.5M
New Jersey 116,018 $26.2M
Pennsylvania 91,674 $18.4M
Illinois 56,931 $11.2M
Kentucky 56,248 $11.2M
Ohio 56,232 $12.4M
North Carolina 50,712 $9.82M
Missouri 39,012 $7.27M
Michigan 38,896 $8.57M
Louisiana 36,688 $7.04M
Georgia 35,232 $7.1M
Indiana 33,071 $6.9M
Virginia 31,424 $6.57M
Tennessee 25,449 $5.04M
Alabama 25,085 $4.85M
West Virginia 22,062 $4.54M
South Carolina 20,408 $4.32M
Washington 20,010 $3.77M
Wisconsin 19,058 $3.86M
Connecticut 18,976 $4.18M
Mississippi 17,586 $3.28M
Oklahoma 16,303 $3.33M
Arizona 15,639 $3.42M
Colorado 13,298 $2.66M
Arkansas 12,998 $2.45M
Maryland 11,297 $2.56M
Kansas 11,232 $2.16M
Nevada 10,801 $2.56M
Minnesota 10,285 $2.09M
Massachusetts 9,399 $1.78M
Oregon 9,151 $1.82M
Hawaii 8,688 $1.86M
Iowa 7,852 $1.45M
New Mexico 6,050 $1.35M
Maine 5,836 $1.31M
Nebraska 5,466 $1000K
Utah 4,394 $961K
Delaware 3,950 $1.01M
New Hampshire 3,402 $676K
Idaho 3,066 $595K
Rhode Island 2,815 $525K
Alaska 2,566 $423K
South Dakota 2,468 $475K
North Dakota 1,587 $306K
Montana 1,540 $318K
Vermont 1,320 $283K
Wyoming 1,101 $194K
District of Columbia 827 $168K
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 LOVAZA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ZIHE SHAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled788

BROOKLYN

New York

ELENA ANISIMOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled786

DENVER

Colorado

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled784

MIAMI

Florida

CARMEN ORTIZ BUTCHER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled775

CORAL GABLES

Florida

KYONG BIN PARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled764

HAVERTOWN

Pennsylvania

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled745

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

HANGJUN JANG M.D., PH.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled742

FLUSHING

New York

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled740

BROOKLYN

New York

AMADO VIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled737

HIALEAH

Florida

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled734

REGO PARK

New York

SHAWN KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled729

DULUTH

Georgia

SAMUEL MALAYAN

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled721

GLENDALE

California

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled716

ALHAMBRA

California

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled707

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled706

LOS ANGELES

California

JIN KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled700

SUWANEE

Georgia

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled699

LOS ANGELES

California

XUDONG XU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled692

HOUSTON

Texas

SAMVEL HMAYAKYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled691

GLENDALE

California

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled689

BROOKLYN

New York

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled688

BROOKLYN

New York

DONG-HONG SHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled685

FLUSHING

New York

LINH NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled683

GARLAND

Texas

MANVEL MAZMANYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled682

GLENDALE

California

JOSEPH ALTAMIRANO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled682

LOS ANGELES

California