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At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

4,182
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1598 of 3362

$21.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 636 of 3362

844
Patients

Rank: 1742 of 3362

366
Prescribers

Rank: 1952 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

2,945

2011

3,448

2012

3,727

2013

4,182

2014

4,205

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$13.5M

2011

$15.4M

2012

$18.5M

2013

$21.1M

2014

$22.3M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$875

2011

$1,047

2012

$1,129

2013

$1,345

2014

$1,439

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 215 1,237 $7.08M
California 156 803 $3.82M
Florida 220 697 $2.43M
New Jersey 52 317 $2.06M
Texas 29 146 $923K
Mississippi 17 128 $616K
Pennsylvania 20 101 $436K
Maryland 20 97 $484K
North Carolina 11 88 $485K
Louisiana 71 $412K
Tennessee 12 69 $600K
Indiana 44 $187K
Massachusetts 41 $160K
Virginia 41 $163K
Connecticut 39 $205K
Missouri 37 $205K
Iowa 27 $39K
West Virginia 26 $105K
Michigan 24 $40K
Nevada 21 $133K
Oregon 20 $55.4K
Minnesota 20 $15.2K
Illinois 15 $147K
Maine 14 $54.2K
Wisconsin 12 $8,230
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 »

Incorrect Info?

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