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DILTIAZEM 24HR ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.95M
Medicare Part D Claims
$96.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 192,626 $8.8M
California 162,838 $7.25M
New York 161,961 $9.06M
Ohio 121,798 $6.93M
Florida 110,046 $5.32M
North Carolina 77,551 $3.62M
Massachusetts 74,276 $3.38M
Michigan 68,969 $3.95M
Georgia 67,745 $2.84M
Illinois 67,357 $3.31M
New Jersey 66,294 $4.12M
Texas 57,267 $3.02M
Indiana 53,066 $2.47M
Virginia 50,725 $2.39M
Tennessee 49,283 $2.14M
Kentucky 41,006 $1.9M
South Carolina 38,209 $1.71M
Missouri 36,655 $1.81M
Louisiana 35,655 $1.39M
Alabama 34,329 $1.43M
Connecticut 30,041 $1.69M
Arizona 24,506 $1.4M
Washington 24,495 $1.32M
Wisconsin 24,259 $1.25M
West Virginia 22,798 $1.01M
Maryland 21,295 $1.41M
Rhode Island 21,136 $844K
Minnesota 19,254 $1.14M
Oregon 18,793 $901K
Kansas 18,024 $761K
Mississippi 15,243 $623K
Iowa 13,227 $542K
Oklahoma 12,606 $618K
Colorado 10,755 $556K
Arkansas 10,072 $417K
Nevada 10,042 $480K
Hawaii 9,967 $492K
New Hampshire 9,176 $498K
Nebraska 8,985 $334K
Maine 8,110 $527K
North Dakota 7,514 $253K
New Mexico 6,413 $412K
Idaho 6,173 $300K
Utah 6,083 $318K
Vermont 5,939 $329K
Montana 4,639 $187K
Delaware 4,384 $356K
South Dakota 3,676 $144K
District of Columbia 3,475 $200K
Wyoming 1,096 $55.5K
Alaska 829 $63.5K
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 DILTIAZEM 24HR ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KEITH BRANTLEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled189

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

BRUCE BROWN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled188

WAREHAM

Massachusetts

ABE FRIEDMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled187

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ROBERT BIGGS DO

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled187

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

JEROME SAG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

LANSDALE

Pennsylvania

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled187

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

GARY CONRAD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled186

PASADENA

California

JALIT TUCHINDA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled186

MC KEES ROCKS

Pennsylvania

ROBERT KERPER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

ROCHESTER

New York

PAUL WAWRZYNSKI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled184

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

RAUL GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled184

ROME

Georgia

YU-CHENG JEFFREY CHEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled184

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

JEFFREY RIEDER MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled184

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

HIALEAH

Florida

SCOTT ROGGE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled182

BENNINGTON

Vermont

RICHARD STECKLEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled182

WICHITA

Kansas

SAMUEL WANG M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled182

OAKLAND

California

JOSE RIVERO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled181

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

DWIGHT GODDARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled181

UPLAND

California

CHRISTOPHER THORESEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled179

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ALEXANDER DELVECCHIO M.D.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled178

GREENWICH

Connecticut

MARK JOHNS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled178

MIDLOTHIAN

Virginia

JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled177

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

CHRISTODULOS STAVENS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled176

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky