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NIFEDIAC CC

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

139K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 594 of 3238

$9.54M
Retail Cost

Rank: 803 of 3238

50,322
Patients

Rank: 516 of 3238

37,319
Prescribers

Rank: 440 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 7,369 19,384 $1.35M
New York 3,320 10,085 $712K
Texas 3,828 9,418 $696K
Florida 3,483 8,569 $519K
Pennsylvania 2,232 7,368 $479K
Michigan 2,405 6,130 $527K
Georgia 1,851 5,429 $348K
Tennessee 1,839 5,293 $319K
Ohio 1,960 5,219 $418K
Illinois 1,834 5,133 $344K
North Carolina 1,433 4,773 $279K
Massachusetts 1,502 4,286 $312K
Arizona 1,506 3,372 $247K
Virginia 1,049 2,963 $190K
Louisiana 962 2,931 $178K
Missouri 866 2,292 $164K
South Carolina 749 2,241 $150K
Kentucky 756 2,220 $147K
Indiana 889 2,212 $164K
Maryland 789 2,069 $152K
Alabama 668 1,945 $119K
Hawaii 631 1,865 $113K
Wisconsin 730 1,750 $149K
Mississippi 518 1,671 $88K
New Jersey 664 1,665 $141K
Arkansas 512 1,559 $93.2K
Washington 653 1,531 $111K
Oregon 564 1,417 $106K
Connecticut 385 1,118 $76.6K
Minnesota 440 1,102 $80.8K
Iowa 344 1,061 $70.7K
Kansas 374 1,044 $70.4K
Nevada 369 952 $67.2K
Oklahoma 409 936 $69.3K
Colorado 322 713 $49.9K
Maine 265 640 $54.7K
West Virginia 235 579 $36K
Rhode Island 187 559 $29.2K
District of Columbia 154 540 $34.3K
New Mexico 173 383 $30.6K
New Hampshire 140 359 $27.8K
Nebraska 94 327 $22.5K
Delaware 155 314 $31.3K
Montana 82 304 $14.2K
Utah 132 296 $20K
South Dakota 75 266 $15.2K
Idaho 97 261 $16.9K
North Dakota 87 233 $15K
Vermont 77 208 $17.1K
Wyoming 34 85 $5,387
Alaska 15 28 $2,650
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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 NIFEDIAC CC

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID NESSER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled121

DALLAS

Texas

VANESSA ROBINSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

DETROIT

Michigan

CHANG LAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JERRY COHEN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled80

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

CHOON YEO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

HONOLULU

Hawaii

NED BEISER D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

DALLAS

Texas

HOWMAN LAM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

CARLOS CEPERO AYENDE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

BENJAMIN CITRIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled65

MOBILE

Alabama

LAWRENCE OKAFOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

SOUTH HOLLAND

Illinois

JACKSON LIU MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled62

MANSFIELD

Ohio

MARK JOHNS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled62

MIDLOTHIAN

Virginia

GORDON IJELU M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled61

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PHILIP TODARO D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled60

BAINBRIDGE

Georgia

MOHAMMED AHMED M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled57

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

RONALD PINKERTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

PICO RIVERA

California

VICKIE FARMER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled56

RAEFORD

North Carolina

LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled55

SUN VALLEY

California

JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

WALNUT

California

HARDING YOUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

LYNWOOD

California

YONG CHUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois