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NORTREL

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

25.4K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 981 of 3238

$669K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1608 of 3238

4,117
Patients

Rank: 1123 of 3238

4,492
Prescribers

Rank: 1018 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 333 1,946 $53.3K
New York 236 1,608 $41.3K
Illinois 183 1,318 $35.3K
Ohio 189 1,268 $30.8K
North Carolina 189 1,249 $33.5K
Pennsylvania 183 1,207 $33.4K
Michigan 197 1,140 $31.4K
Texas 193 1,075 $28.1K
Missouri 137 994 $24.3K
Massachusetts 163 936 $24.4K
Washington 165 902 $24.6K
Florida 125 788 $18.9K
Wisconsin 158 735 $24.1K
Tennessee 121 659 $16.5K
Alabama 91 639 $15.3K
Virginia 104 612 $14.5K
Minnesota 106 568 $18.7K
Kentucky 85 527 $12.5K
Indiana 73 516 $13K
Oklahoma 61 462 $11.6K
Georgia 74 461 $12K
Colorado 67 429 $10.2K
Iowa 72 397 $10.5K
Oregon 78 388 $10.4K
Louisiana 52 350 $8,424
South Carolina 53 330 $7,812
Maine 55 326 $8,331
New Jersey 54 316 $8,524
West Virginia 47 304 $7,359
Maryland 57 292 $8,909
Connecticut 42 246 $6,471
Arkansas 50 243 $5,690
Kansas 36 236 $6,198
Arizona 50 222 $5,387
Mississippi 32 210 $5,391
South Dakota 25 188 $4,322
New Mexico 34 157 $4,049
Nebraska 27 149 $3,791
Rhode Island 20 148 $3,545
New Hampshire 29 144 $4,859
Utah 29 137 $4,369
Vermont 27 114 $3,930
Wyoming 15 81 $2,137
Montana 13 72 $1,813
Idaho 17 68 $2,436
North Dakota 14 46 $1,222
District of Columbia 44 $1,091
Alaska 40 $851
Nevada 32 $927
Delaware 29 $918
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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