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DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

2.03M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 148 of 3238

$86.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 237 of 3238

430,408
Patients

Rank: 169 of 3238

167,713
Prescribers

Rank: 140 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 30,507 140,191 $5.91M
New York 28,232 137,403 $6.06M
Pennsylvania 26,909 135,676 $5.81M
North Carolina 22,605 124,263 $4.54M
Florida 26,813 114,429 $4.79M
Ohio 21,534 98,265 $4.55M
Texas 21,676 91,238 $3.98M
Missouri 15,106 74,800 $2.9M
Illinois 15,814 74,530 $3.06M
Michigan 17,666 67,000 $3.56M
New Jersey 14,538 66,176 $3.16M
Tennessee 13,161 60,177 $2.38M
Virginia 11,146 51,271 $2.25M
Georgia 9,490 45,465 $1.95M
Kentucky 8,510 43,739 $1.68M
Indiana 9,716 42,830 $2.2M
Washington 8,705 36,939 $1.56M
Alabama 7,701 36,795 $1.43M
Massachusetts 7,547 36,200 $1.77M
Minnesota 8,647 35,740 $1.49M
Wisconsin 7,658 33,472 $1.46M
Iowa 6,809 32,212 $1.16M
South Carolina 7,087 32,198 $1.46M
Arizona 7,447 27,596 $1.36M
Arkansas 5,340 26,748 $941K
Kansas 5,273 25,145 $1.01M
Connecticut 5,518 25,137 $1.19M
Louisiana 5,405 24,408 $996K
Mississippi 4,279 22,631 $789K
Maryland 5,896 21,885 $1.3M
Oregon 4,625 21,292 $900K
Oklahoma 4,869 20,955 $873K
West Virginia 4,144 20,581 $823K
Colorado 4,244 18,545 $770K
Nebraska 2,442 12,110 $424K
Maine 2,910 11,972 $592K
South Dakota 2,049 11,040 $377K
New Mexico 2,337 10,012 $416K
Nevada 2,593 9,010 $464K
Idaho 2,020 8,815 $364K
Utah 2,216 8,337 $382K
Rhode Island 1,481 8,257 $315K
New Hampshire 1,843 7,737 $385K
North Dakota 1,443 6,792 $248K
Vermont 1,321 5,495 $242K
Montana 1,199 5,349 $214K
Delaware 1,068 3,892 $230K
Hawaii 807 3,653 $213K
District of Columbia 704 2,957 $191K
Wyoming 603 2,787 $97K
Alaska 512 2,643 $104K
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 DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled483

LOS ANGELES

California

ADEL SHAHEEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled463

LIMA

Ohio

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled457

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

LAYNE REUSSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled450

WICHITA

Kansas

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled449

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled446

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

FRANKLIN WEFALD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled442

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled431

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERTO PEREZ-GUTIERREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled430

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled405

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

DONALD WHITE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled354

PORT ORANGE

Florida

UMBERTO FONTANA MD

Claims Filled344

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

ROBERT PRYOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled341

GALAX

Virginia

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled341

SAN GABRIEL

California

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled337

MIAMI

Florida

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled331

ROSEMEAD

California

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled324

WOODLAWN

Virginia

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled322

GARDEN GROVE

California

LLOYD SOLBERG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled314

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

BRANISLAV SCHIFFERDECKER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled304

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

STANLEY LAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled298

SAN GABRIEL

California

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled297

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

WINSTON MARSHALL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled295

DENISON

Texas

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled294

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ZUBAIR KHAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled292

OSAGE BEACH

Missouri