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Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 86,719 $16.4M
California 73,531 $15M
Pennsylvania 66,161 $12.3M
Massachusetts 62,228 $11.9M
Illinois 48,053 $9.54M
Florida 46,319 $8.78M
Ohio 42,351 $8.37M
Washington 34,102 $6.74M
Minnesota 30,465 $6.15M
Wisconsin 29,662 $5.81M
Michigan 28,773 $5.82M
Texas 27,685 $5.41M
North Carolina 27,253 $4.99M
New Jersey 25,422 $4.8M
Missouri 23,881 $4.47M
Arizona 19,495 $3.89M
Tennessee 18,676 $3.47M
Oregon 17,859 $3.49M
Indiana 17,624 $3.46M
Virginia 17,377 $3.35M
Georgia 16,082 $2.89M
Kentucky 15,004 $2.89M
Iowa 13,834 $2.58M
Maryland 13,381 $2.74M
Maine 13,091 $2.68M
Connecticut 13,034 $2.5M
Colorado 11,888 $2.39M
New Mexico 10,910 $2.07M
Alabama 9,468 $1.69M
South Carolina 9,296 $1.67M
Oklahoma 9,043 $1.73M
Arkansas 9,019 $1.62M
Rhode Island 8,935 $1.65M
New Hampshire 7,805 $1.54M
Kansas 7,757 $1.43M
Vermont 7,150 $1.41M
Louisiana 6,885 $1.25M
West Virginia 6,438 $1.22M
Puerto Rico 4,997 $829K
Utah 4,941 $991K
Nebraska 4,609 $834K
Idaho 4,489 $838K
Montana 4,129 $811K
Hawaii 3,681 $715K
Mississippi 3,623 $667K
Nevada 2,932 $590K
Delaware 2,779 $559K
North Dakota 2,753 $500K
South Dakota 2,538 $458K
District of Columbia 2,203 $386K
Alaska 1,613 $330K
Wyoming 1,477 $293K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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