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PLAVIX

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

6.32M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.66B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 556,063 $158M
Florida 554,295 $144M
New York 506,898 $133M
Texas 437,153 $118M
Pennsylvania 361,853 $90.1M
Ohio 284,193 $77M
Illinois 253,781 $67.7M
North Carolina 210,544 $49.8M
New Jersey 206,578 $60.7M
Georgia 206,380 $49.6M
Tennessee 200,343 $48M
Michigan 174,234 $52.3M
Kentucky 161,341 $39.1M
Louisiana 151,335 $36.3M
Indiana 149,792 $39.6M
Missouri 145,060 $34.7M
Alabama 128,289 $30.2M
Virginia 118,213 $30.5M
South Carolina 109,044 $26.7M
Mississippi 103,027 $23M
Arizona 99,892 $28.9M
Wisconsin 96,236 $25.4M
Oklahoma 95,694 $25.3M
Arkansas 91,438 $20.8M
Massachusetts 80,004 $21.2M
West Virginia 75,940 $19.4M
Maryland 72,305 $21.9M
Washington 68,321 $18.6M
Minnesota 66,409 $19.3M
Iowa 60,134 $14.1M
Connecticut 56,948 $16.6M
Kansas 53,702 $13.1M
Oregon 42,754 $11.5M
Colorado 41,306 $11.6M
Nevada 35,301 $9.89M
Nebraska 29,800 $6.9M
New Mexico 27,582 $7.62M
Hawaii 25,917 $7.47M
Rhode Island 22,492 $5.26M
Utah 20,500 $5.7M
Idaho 17,453 $4.48M
South Dakota 17,205 $4.06M
Maine 16,616 $5.11M
New Hampshire 15,127 $4.16M
North Dakota 14,595 $3.6M
Delaware 14,280 $4.8M
Montana 11,967 $2.92M
Vermont 8,584 $2.48M
District of Columbia 8,010 $2M
Wyoming 6,171 $1.57M
Alaska 5,779 $1.25M
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 PLAVIX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,009

LOS ANGELES

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,231

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN TZENG M.D., PH.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,222

ALHAMBRA

California

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,192

ALHAMBRA

California

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,174

GLENDALE

California

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,167

CORAL GABLES

Florida

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,165

MONTEREY PARK

California

KISHOR VORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,128

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,101

CERRITOS

California

RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,093

LAREDO

Texas

JUAN CUETO MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,071

MIAMI

Florida

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,032

MIAMI

Florida

MEHRAN KHORSANDI M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled971

LOS ANGELES

California

ELIE HAGE-KORBAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled933

LEXINGTON

Tennessee

MOUNIR BORNO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled900

LUBBOCK

Texas

ROBERTO SOLIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled882

LUBBOCK

Texas

KANDARP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled871

JACKSON

Tennessee

DANNIS HOOD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled860

RINGGOLD

Georgia

SALIM DAHDAH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled819

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

MOHAMMAD SHOUKFEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled818

LUBBOCK

Texas

MANUEL VEGA MD, FACC, FSCAI

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled804

DUBLIN

Georgia

SAMUEL CHAN M.D.

Specialist/Technologist Cardiovascular

Claims Filled803

NEW YORK

New York

WILLAM SKINNER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled789

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SUNIL RAMAPRASAD M.D., F.A.C.C.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled761

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

JUAN KURDI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled738

LUBBOCK

Texas