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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
KALYAN VEERINA MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled557

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

ALEKSANDR LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled556

BROOKLYN

New York

AYMAN KARKOUTLY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled556

LUBBOCK

Texas

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled555

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PAUL MURRAY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled553

TIFTON

Georgia

ERNESTO RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled551

AMARILLO

Texas

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

BROOKLYN

New York

JOAQUIN MARTINEZ-ARRARAS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled551

AMARILLO

Texas

MUTHU KRISHNAN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled549

OSAGE BEACH

Missouri

MUHAMMAD KHAN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled546

DODGE CITY

Kansas

MARK AZBEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled545

BROOKLYN

New York

SEYDI AKSUT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled543

SELMA

Alabama

ERIC LOHMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled542

MAYSVILLE

Kentucky

SAADI ALBAGHDADI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled542

CLINTON

Iowa

NASSER TEHRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled542

PERRY

Georgia

TANVIR BAJWA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled541

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled541

ROSEMEAD

California

VIJAYA POKALA M.D., F.A.C.C.

Nuclear Cardiology

Claims Filled540

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

RONNIE HERSHMAN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled540

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

FRANKLIN WEFALD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled538

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

MAHMOUD ZAYED MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled538

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

ALBERT HAMMETT MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled537

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

CLINT DOIRON M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled536

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

PABLO VIVAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled536

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

WAI LEE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled536

ELKHART

Indiana