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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
BARBARA BROWN APPLEGATE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

OSBORNE

Kansas

BEN OWENS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

JONESBORO

Arkansas

MICHELE DELVICARIO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled156

TORRANCE

California

JOHN WILLIAMS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled156

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JAMES WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

TRENTON

Tennessee

IGNATIUS GREENE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

OSSIAN

Iowa

TRACY CALLISTER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled155

HENDERSONVILLE

Tennessee

MOHIT SHETH M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled153

HENDERSON

Kentucky

PHILIP SELF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled153

ALVA

Oklahoma

SUPHAMAI BUNNAPRADIST M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled151

LOS ANGELES

California

AJAY ISRANI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled151

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

RICHARD GARMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled151

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

APRIL NEUMANN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

TERRY HARRISON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled149

PARIS

Tennessee

ASHUTOSH LOHE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled149

BARBOURVILLE

Kentucky

WILLIAM KING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

EUFAULA

Alabama

GREGORY NEAVILLE MCD

Specialist

Claims Filled149

BATESVILLE

Arkansas

DIANE FERGUSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled148

RIDGELAND

Mississippi

JAMES COMPTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JOHN CAGE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled148

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

NANZEEN SAYEF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

CHICAGO

Illinois

EPHRAIM GAMMADA MD, INTERNAL MEDICIN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

WINCHESTER

Tennessee

AWILDA FRANCO-MATTA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled145

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

MARIA RAZON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled145

RUSKIN

Florida