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LESCOL XL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

64.3K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 746 of 3238

$17.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 650 of 3238

13,163
Patients

Rank: 813 of 3238

11,758
Prescribers

Rank: 736 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 1,716 7,682 $2.37M
Pennsylvania 943 5,166 $1.25M
Texas 818 4,197 $1.06M
California 781 3,599 $991K
New Jersey 803 3,373 $1.1M
Florida 789 3,165 $923K
Ohio 634 2,860 $825K
North Carolina 446 2,596 $583K
Michigan 662 2,513 $820K
Illinois 442 2,263 $579K
Massachusetts 397 1,979 $511K
Kentucky 356 1,973 $482K
Virginia 358 1,855 $444K
Connecticut 337 1,567 $467K
Tennessee 304 1,460 $374K
Georgia 253 1,359 $316K
Wisconsin 250 1,258 $316K
Missouri 241 1,212 $297K
Indiana 224 1,058 $292K
Louisiana 186 1,026 $206K
West Virginia 178 984 $235K
Alabama 198 964 $239K
Maryland 212 889 $268K
Arizona 195 877 $255K
South Carolina 163 856 $198K
Minnesota 121 694 $187K
Kansas 100 585 $138K
Iowa 88 563 $109K
Arkansas 87 550 $119K
Oregon 139 501 $152K
Mississippi 80 488 $91.1K
Washington 103 465 $133K
Delaware 115 454 $154K
Nebraska 76 439 $95.5K
Oklahoma 79 378 $100K
Colorado 73 318 $89.3K
New Hampshire 44 257 $59.3K
Maine 45 256 $62.7K
North Dakota 40 239 $46.3K
Utah 46 200 $51K
Nevada 48 200 $58.8K
New Mexico 26 154 $34.1K
South Dakota 30 152 $33.4K
Idaho 21 147 $34.5K
Hawaii 29 135 $40.8K
District of Columbia 25 112 $30K
Vermont 23 101 $26.8K
Rhode Island 25 98 $25.6K
Montana 58 $13.3K
Wyoming 46 $11.9K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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