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ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

16M
Medicare Part D Claims
$1.33B
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,803,739 $145M
New York 1,194,405 $101M
Pennsylvania 968,444 $78.8M
Florida 966,528 $81.5M
Texas 899,628 $77.4M
Ohio 761,659 $67.5M
Illinois 621,025 $54.9M
New Jersey 564,885 $55.1M
North Carolina 558,496 $42.6M
Georgia 437,887 $33.2M
Massachusetts 400,299 $36.4M
Virginia 366,725 $31.1M
Missouri 355,192 $25.6M
Michigan 335,669 $30.1M
Kentucky 330,537 $25.7M
Indiana 325,816 $27.6M
Tennessee 324,018 $25M
Louisiana 301,694 $22.4M
Connecticut 295,518 $30.6M
South Carolina 281,407 $23.2M
Wisconsin 279,669 $23.1M
Alabama 272,292 $20.1M
Washington 251,765 $20M
Minnesota 235,769 $23M
Maryland 217,405 $21.6M
Arizona 212,752 $20.8M
Iowa 210,029 $14.7M
Oregon 205,665 $16.4M
Oklahoma 191,368 $16.3M
Mississippi 189,189 $12.9M
Colorado 164,213 $13.1M
Arkansas 154,494 $11M
Kansas 140,369 $10.6M
West Virginia 129,564 $10.3M
Rhode Island 111,406 $8.67M
Nebraska 108,088 $7.29M
Hawaii 103,102 $8.9M
Maine 102,461 $10.2M
Nevada 77,655 $6.39M
New Hampshire 66,861 $6.16M
New Mexico 63,689 $5.72M
Utah 62,300 $5.28M
Idaho 56,638 $4.96M
Delaware 44,633 $5.1M
North Dakota 41,326 $2.76M
South Dakota 40,960 $2.82M
Montana 40,392 $3.21M
District of Columbia 31,769 $2.45M
Vermont 28,173 $2.76M
Wyoming 18,961 $1.57M
Alaska 14,537 $1.16M
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,077

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,816

LOS ANGELES

California

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled2,611

GLENDALE

California

ABDULRAB AZIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,250

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,172

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

LEON KRAFT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,721

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

NOUNEH DANIELYAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,656

LOS ANGELES

California

KI CHO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,629

SANTA CLARA

California

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,585

HONOLULU

Hawaii

HARRY BISHOP M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,515

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

VICTOR LYAPIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,508

COLUSA

California

ANDREW KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,421

LOS ANGELES

California

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,349

GLENDALE

California

IVAN AYALA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,331

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JOSE RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,325

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

ALEXANDRE ALEXEYENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,302

LYNN

Massachusetts

CARLOS MARTINEZ RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,301

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

OLLE KJELLGREN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,301

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled1,289

GLENDALE

California

YIU TING CHUNG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,284

LOS ANGELES

California

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,280

CORAL GABLES

Florida

NANCY MORRIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,277

LONDON

Kentucky

JEFFREY DROGIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,275

EAST PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,257

HAYTI

Missouri

MAX BRUMMETT PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,254

HARBOR CITY

California