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VITAMIN D2

Maintains calcium and phosphorus in your body and makes your bones strong. More info »

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
DEBORAH KWASNESKE R.N.

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Health

Claims Filled179

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DAWN STEINHOFF MSN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled123

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DANA BEYERS APNP GNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled136

RACINE

Wisconsin

KARIN BARBER RN, APNP

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled88

MADISON

Wisconsin

THERESA LINDBLOOM RN APNP BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled128

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

NANCY PEJSA RN, GNP

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled122

RACINE

Wisconsin

DEBRA OTTEN APRN BC FAMILY NURSE

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled59

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MARSHA COHEN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled78

MADISON

Wisconsin

MARY-KATE UY APNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled157

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

LINDA NORTON ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled63

MADISON

Wisconsin

LAURA WAGNER APRN, BC, APNP

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled83

MADISON

Wisconsin

WILLIAM GIVEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled75

GASSAWAY

West Virginia

KELLY PITSENBARGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

BECKLEY

West Virginia

SANCAR EKE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled61

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

JANET WALLACE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

F. MOORE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

VIORICA CRISAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled64

WEIRTON

West Virginia

KATHY SABER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

BARBOURSVILLE

West Virginia

RON STOLLINGS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

MADISON

West Virginia

CHANDOS TACKETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

GREGORY CHANEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled53

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

GHALI IBRAHIM-BACHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

KATHY HILL MSN, APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled66

MADISON

West Virginia

ROBERT LAMB M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled165

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

WILLIAM SANPABLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

PHILIPPI

West Virginia