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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
YURI BUSI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled733

GLENDALE

California

FRANK TUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled733

NEW YORK

New York

DAVID EVANS M. D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled727

SEARCY

Arkansas

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled724

NEW YORK

New York

DINESH SHAW M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled722

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled719

LOS ANGELES

California

EDGARDO CESPEDES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled707

MIAMI

Florida

INNA INOYATOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled706

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled703

NEW YORK

New York

JULIA GILBERT CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled703

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

ADEL SHAHEEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled698

LIMA

Ohio

YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled695

BROOKLYN

New York

SHANTILAL PATEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled694

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

TOMASZ STYS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled692

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

JOSEPH GALICHIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled689

WICHITA

Kansas

YURY ZAMDBORG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled689

BROOKLYN

New York

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled687

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

ALEKSANDR ZASYPKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled686

BROOKLYN

New York

GABOR MENCZELESZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled686

BROOKLYN

New York

FERNANDO LOPEZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled684

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled677

LOS ANGELES

California

ANJAN GUPTA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled676

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

BORIS KHORETS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled671

BROOKLYN

New York

HUGO ROMEU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled655

MIAMI

Florida

THEODORE SCHREIBER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled653

WARREN

Michigan