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VITAMIN D2

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

132K
Medicare Part D Claims
$2.31M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 64,950 $263K
Ohio 47,147 $423K
New York 34,290 $290K
California 19,095 $185K
West Virginia 14,688 $133K
Kentucky 14,148 $125K
Minnesota 11,021 $70.5K
Pennsylvania 10,647 $72.9K
Louisiana 9,598 $68.3K
Massachusetts 7,684 $59.6K
Maryland 6,914 $65.7K
Puerto Rico 6,279 $52.4K
Michigan 5,793 $44.4K
Virginia 4,834 $39.3K
North Carolina 4,139 $35.1K
Texas 4,038 $34.4K
Missouri 3,880 $25.7K
Georgia 3,411 $27.4K
Arizona 3,359 $28.8K
Wisconsin 3,301 $27.4K
Tennessee 2,822 $23.9K
Hawaii 2,817 $23.1K
South Carolina 2,706 $22.4K
New Jersey 2,227 $20.3K
Washington 2,100 $19.1K
Illinois 2,029 $15K
Indiana 1,489 $10.9K
Kansas 1,034 $8,434
Oklahoma 964 $6,925
Nevada 929 $8,895
Oregon 901 $6,790
Alabama 887 $7,262
Colorado 762 $6,054
Connecticut 663 $4,767
Mississippi 644 $5,157
New Hampshire 636 $4,600
Idaho 629 $5,587
Maine 605 $6,209
Utah 546 $6,778
Arkansas 393 $3,965
Montana 388 $3,971
Iowa 381 $2,618
Rhode Island 299 $2,464
Nebraska 278 $2,586
New Mexico 240 $1,935
South Dakota 173 $1,396
Delaware 173 $1,394
District of Columbia 107 $741
Wyoming 92 $1,268
Vermont 67 $483
North Dakota 19 $151
Alaska 11 $131
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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Top prescribers for VITAMIN D2

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JEAN RETTOS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ATHENS

Ohio

MARTIN MORELL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

NEW HARTFORD

New York

JOSEPH THOMAS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CANTON

Ohio

TERRY OVERHOLSER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWCOMERSTOWN

Ohio

DAVID SHERMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California

BRIAN LOVE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BECKLEY

West Virginia

THEODORE BORGMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

CARL ROBSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

VON WELCH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

ROBERT LOWENSTEIN M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled50

CLINTON

New York

CHRISTOPHER PARONISH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARROLLTOWN

Pennsylvania

PHILLIP TRIPLETT D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

ELYSE LOWER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ANN KOVAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

MARIA CASAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

KEN ARAKAWA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

DAVID NEIDHARDT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LIMA

Ohio

NAIMA OGLETREE MSN, APRN, BC

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

DETROIT

Michigan

JAMES FLICK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MUSKEGON

Michigan

MICHAEL ZUCKMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BLOOMINGTON

Minnesota

KENNETH GUARNIERI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

WEBSTER

Massachusetts

ANNE-MARIE LEE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled51

BUFFALO

Minnesota

JOSEPH MURAKAMI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LORAIN

Ohio

MARY GORMAN RNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled51

EAST BOSTON

Massachusetts