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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
RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled646

MIAMI

Florida

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled625

MIAMI

Florida

ANGEL ALEJANDRO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled596

MIAMI

Florida

PETER DEGOLIA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled579

CLEVELAND

Ohio

RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled577

MIAMI

Florida

YOSLAINE DIAZ M.D

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled528

WOODHAVEN

New York

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled527

HIALEAH

Florida

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled527

MIAMI

Florida

LINDA PRIETO M.D.

Hospitalist

Claims Filled521

CLEARWATER

Florida

ELIZABETH MARTINEZ M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled505

MIAMI

Florida

RICARDO MARTINEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled503

MIAMI

Florida

NICOLE GALLEGO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled408

MARGATE

Florida

ANIA BENITEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled398

WEST MIAMI

Florida

GERMAINE SAINT-AUDE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled396

BRONX

New York

LEDA ALMODOVAR-ALZUGAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled395

MARGATE

Florida

CYNTHIA BALINA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled395

CLEVELAND

Ohio

MAUREEN EDWARDS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled390

NEW YORK

New York

MIGUEL VAZQUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled378

MIAMI

Florida

LETICEA NEWTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled341

TAHLEQUAH

Oklahoma

RANDY KARU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled341

POMONA

California

SAMIR SALAMA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled335

COON RAPIDS

Minnesota

CHARLES PERL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled317

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

JORGE ALFONSO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled311

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

TIMOTHY SAXE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled310

BARBOURSVILLE

West Virginia

PAUL YURATICH MD

Claims Filled310

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana