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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
SAMAR SANKARI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled74

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

AMIN KHALIL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

HARTVILLE

Ohio

GINA LATHEY NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled74

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

JAMES ROONEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled73

METAIRIE

Louisiana

NAJI EL KHOURY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

NEW HARTFORD

New York

GREGORY CARICO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

ROY ADAMS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

JYOTI BHATT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

EUCLID

Ohio

MICHAEL MCSWEEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

MARRERO

Louisiana

PAUL CHANDLER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled73

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ESI MAIL PHARMACY SERVICE INC

Suppliers, Mail Order Pharmacy

Claims Filled72

TEMPE

Arizona

JAMES LAMBROS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

ASHTABULA

Ohio

KEVIN WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

JEANNETTE

Pennsylvania

LIZA TALAMPAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

WOOSTER

Ohio

NAHID VANDSHEKARI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

EL PASO

Texas

JAMES MERSEY M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled72

BALTIMORE

Maryland

BARBARA HIRSCH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled72

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

ZEID KHITAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled72

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

JOSEPH BASSI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

PADUCAH

Kentucky

KATJA FELSINGER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled71

BLUEFIELD

West Virginia

MARIANA LOOR MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled71

FORT PIERCE

Florida

HALESH PATEL MD FACP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

ATHENS

Ohio

GEORGE SCHOEPHOERSTER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled71

SAINT CLOUD

Minnesota

VICTOR TRZECIAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

SHEFFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

PETER EROSSY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

LAKEWOOD

Ohio