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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
CARLOS CANOVA-DIAZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,400

MIAMI

Florida

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled3,337

MIAMI

Florida

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled2,420

MIAMI

Florida

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,921

MIAMI

Florida

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,859

MIAMI

Florida

RAUL RODRIGUEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,649

OMAK

Washington

PATRICIA LEON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled1,286

MIAMI

Florida

YAN SUAREZ MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled1,252

BRONX

New York

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,226

HIALEAH

Florida

MAYLI RODRIGUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,168

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,051

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA MOLINA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,027

HIALEAH

Florida

JAVIER BATISTA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled979

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE TORRES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled943

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

MANUEL VILLAVERDE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled942

MIAMI

Florida

DIANIK MARTINEZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled902

RICHMOND HILL

New York

FRANCISCO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled877

MIAMI

Florida

GIGLIOLA ARNEJO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled805

HIALEAH

Florida

RAMON GUTIERREZ MD

Claims Filled759

MIAMI

Florida

JULIAN ESPIRITU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled733

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

CHERIE BRAGG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled731

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

VICENTE GARCIA-ALVAREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled729

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS FELIPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled727

MIAMI

Florida

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled694

MIAMI

Florida

YOHANA CABRERA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled656

MIAMI

Florida