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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
JOSE MORGAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled191

MIAMI

Florida

GARY CRUMP M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled190

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

AMARILIS VAZQUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEPH PUENTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

METAIRIE

Louisiana

BRUCE HARROW MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled190

TARPON SPRINGS

Florida

CARLOS LISTA ENSENAT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled190

MIAMI

Florida

IRINA KORABLEVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled189

CANTON

Ohio

RAMON BERENGUER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled187

HOMESTEAD

Florida

TRACY KOTNIK M.D., F.A.A.F.P.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled187

MASSILLON

Ohio

A MINGLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled183

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

HEDY LOA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

MONTCLAIR

California

LUIS URIBE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled183

KENNER

Louisiana

MING HUEI CHIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

WILLOUGHBY

Ohio

DEBORAH KWASNESKE R.N.

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Health

Claims Filled179

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JORGE ABAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled177

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN MONTES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

WHITTIER

California

WILLIAM MILLS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

STREETSBORO

Ohio

HEATHER GRANT M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled168

BRENTWOOD

New York

MIGUEL GARCIA-BLANCO

General Practice

Claims Filled168

MIRAMAR

Florida

ROBERT LAMB M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled165

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

DONNIE BATIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled165

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MIRANDA MEUNIER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled165

BILLINGS

Montana

RAJAT BHUSHAN

Specialist

Claims Filled164

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

CHRIS JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled163

MINNETRISTA

Minnesota

MARGARET RICE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled162

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota