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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
WILLIAM DENNISON MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled243

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

MOHAMED ABOYOUSSEF M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled241

HONOLULU

Hawaii

KAREN MCLEOD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

BROOKLYN

New York

MAYRA DELGADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

MIAMI GARDENS

Florida

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled230

HIALEAH

Florida

JAHANGIR CYRUS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled230

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

BECKLEY

West Virginia

JOHN MICKEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

HONOLULU

Hawaii

AHMAD SHANABLEH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

MARRERO

Louisiana

LUIS ANDUX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

MIAMI

Florida

FRIEDRICHS HARRIS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled224

METAIRIE

Louisiana

VINCENT CHIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled223

MIAMI

Florida

RODNEY MCCUTCHEON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

LAKEVILLE

Minnesota

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

MIAMI

Florida

BETTY LO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

KENNER

Louisiana

MICHELLE MENDOZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

EL PASO

Texas

CONRADO BERMUDEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

MIAMI

Florida

RENUKA KANDULA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled204

GALLIPOLIS

Ohio

ISAM DIAB MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled204

MIDDLEBURG HTS

Ohio

SHARI MANN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

BRONX

New York

JOSE GONZALEZ

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled199

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

EDUARDO QUESADA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE TENDERO M.D

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled197

HIALEAH

Florida

ROBERT BUSTER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled193

ORANGE

California

JACQUELINE AMICO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled192

WESTERVILLE

Ohio