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VITAMIN D2

ERGOCALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D2)

Vitamin D2 (Ergocalciferol) is a form of Vitamin D. It raises Vitamin D levels in your blood. This in turn raises calcium levels in your blood by helping you absorb more calcium from food in your intestine. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

181K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 552 of 3395

$644K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1834 of 3395

49,352
Patients

Rank: 544 of 3395

7,835
Prescribers

Rank: 892 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

304K

2011

348K

2012

533K

2013

162K

2014

181K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$2.27M

2011

$2.47M

2012

$3.52M

2013

$654K

2014

$644K

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$16

2011

$16

2012

$15

2013

$5

2014

$6

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 34,569 131,501 $404K
New York 6,622 22,088 $109K
Michigan 2,754 7,807 $64.7K
Massachusetts 1,404 5,329 $20.6K
California 1,723 4,699 $19.6K
Illinois 975 2,342 $2,642
Pennsylvania 152 909 $5,976
New Jersey 384 739 $761
Alabama 176 399 $395
Ohio 83 211 $828
New Hampshire 51 121 $899
Connecticut 29 107 $337
Maryland 24 92 $555
Texas 40 89 $479
North Carolina 68 78 $1,387
Virginia 24 54 $278
Tennessee 14 53 $242
Washington 17 45 $509
Colorado 12 32 $129
Georgia 32 $107
South Carolina 11 27 $98
Louisiana 25 $84
Nevada 11 24 $160
Minnesota 20 $76
South Dakota 15 18 $127
Indiana 17 $117
Kentucky 14 $53
Wisconsin 13 $109
Vermont 13 $95
Arizona 13 $68
Missouri 11 $56
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
CATHERINE WAUD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled96

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

YOSLAINE DIAZ M.D

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled1,712

WOODHAVEN

New York

JAN DOBROWOLSKI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled257

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

JOSE CEVALLOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled354

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

ANTONIO REYES MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled84

WEST MIAMI

Florida

KATHLEEN GALLO NP

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled65

WEST ISLIP

New York

KENNETH GUARNIERI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

WEBSTER

Massachusetts

MATHEW ULAHANNAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

UTICA

New York

MARGARITA PEREZ-CHERON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled97

UTICA

New York

JOSEPH BOOTH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled123

UTICA

New York

TOUFIK FARKOUH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled92

UTICA

New York

STEVEN KIMMEL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled105

TAMARAC

Florida

IRAS GONZALEZ PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled187

TAMARAC

Florida

KEVIN STONE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled67

TAMARAC

Florida

MARYA GENDZIELEWSKI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled58

SYRACUSE

New York

JOHN HOUCK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

SYRACUSE

New York

MATTHEW CHAFFIN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled51

SYRACUSE

New York

ELSA PICHARDO-MATOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

SUNRISE

Florida

THU NGUYEN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled77

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

GEORGE STEFANOS MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled56

SPENCERPORT

New York

ROBERT LEBOW M.D., FACP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

SOUTHBRIDGE

Massachusetts

JORGE GARCIA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled167

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

OLGA KROMO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled105

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

LUIS RIZO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled851

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS RIVEROS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida