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DILTIAZEM ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.67M
Medicare Part D Claims
$79.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 169,245 $10.2M
Florida 114,234 $5.03M
Texas 87,063 $4.13M
North Carolina 73,831 $3.25M
New York 69,578 $3.57M
Tennessee 68,540 $2.74M
Pennsylvania 62,640 $2.92M
Illinois 55,819 $2.59M
Georgia 53,210 $2.33M
Missouri 53,151 $2.18M
Wisconsin 48,111 $2.18M
Ohio 47,915 $2.59M
Kentucky 45,044 $1.93M
Washington 43,351 $1.95M
Alabama 37,224 $1.55M
Iowa 37,149 $1.48M
Minnesota 37,011 $1.87M
Arkansas 36,475 $1.33M
Arizona 36,397 $1.69M
Virginia 34,820 $1.85M
Louisiana 34,613 $1.43M
Indiana 34,005 $1.62M
South Carolina 30,976 $1.46M
Massachusetts 29,775 $1.46M
Michigan 28,289 $1.55M
Mississippi 27,374 $1.08M
Oklahoma 25,683 $1.14M
Oregon 25,616 $1.24M
Kansas 24,054 $1M
New Jersey 20,227 $1.21M
Colorado 19,183 $895K
Nebraska 16,434 $616K
Maryland 13,529 $838K
Connecticut 12,387 $680K
Nevada 12,062 $524K
New Mexico 11,990 $539K
Maine 11,639 $667K
Idaho 10,163 $457K
West Virginia 9,555 $481K
South Dakota 8,087 $329K
Rhode Island 7,389 $324K
Montana 7,294 $301K
Utah 7,245 $335K
North Dakota 7,174 $307K
New Hampshire 6,661 $351K
Hawaii 5,693 $264K
Vermont 5,120 $272K
Delaware 3,174 $196K
Wyoming 2,683 $126K
District of Columbia 2,288 $125K
Alaska 2,197 $86.9K
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 ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ROBERT DUNAVANT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

BOLIVAR

Tennessee

BENJAMIN WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

THOMASTON

Georgia

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

GALINA VAYNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

NORCROSS

Georgia

JOSE RIVERA DEL RIO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled179

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

STANLEY HERR D.O

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

BERMUDA DUNES

California

LARRY RICHARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

LEON

Iowa

EMMANUEL OZIMBA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

CUTHBERT

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER VANDELUNE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

CHEROKEE

Iowa

JOHN KESSEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

HICKORY

North Carolina

LARRY CAREY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

DAVID RODAK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled176

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

IMRAN VIRK M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled173

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MICHAEL ZANE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

SEFFNER

Florida

JAMES LOVELL D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled172

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

STANLEY BURLESON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

DEWITT

Arkansas

ANGEL SANCHEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled171

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

ANTHONY WHITE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled171

JONESBORO

Arkansas

JAMES WASENMILLER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled170

SALEM

Oregon

PAUL FREIMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled169

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

CURT CALCATERRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ROBERTO PEREZ-GUTIERREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled168

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

WALEED NAJEEB M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled167

GLENDALE

Wisconsin

ANITA CORNETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled167

LONDON

Kentucky