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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
CARLA FRIDMAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,303

MIAMI

Florida

SUSAN ROJAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,268

MIAMI

Florida

DIANIK MARTINEZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,266

RICHMOND HILL

New York

MIGUEL CRUZ MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,259

HIALEAH

Florida

HERMES MILANES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,253

MIAMI

Florida

ENRIQUE VAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,252

MIAMI

Florida

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,188

OCALA

Florida

JORGE GONZALEZ BS, ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,177

HIALEAH GARDENS

Florida

RICARDO MARTINEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,084

MIAMI

Florida

SONIA LOSA-LAMAZARES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,076

HIALEAH

Florida

LYAN BORREGO ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,023

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE BREA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,018

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

MIGUEL SANCHEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,013

MIAMI

Florida

IVETTE ALFONSO SILVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled977

HIALEAH

Florida

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled964

MIAMI

Florida

ZULEMA CESPEDES

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled962

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO COWLEY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled941

DORAL

Florida

EMILIANO RODRIGUEZ SUAREZ ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled899

MIAMI

Florida

ALEJANDRO NOVELO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled872

MIAMI

Florida

DIEGO PEREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled860

MAYWOOD

Illinois

ONELIO RIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled853

HIALEAH

Florida

LUIS RIZO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled851

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

CRISTOBAL TOLON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled818

MIAMI

Florida

MERCEDES FERRERAS

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled817

MIAMI

Florida

ERNESTO FERNANDEZ M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled785

HIALEAH

Florida