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DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.21M
Medicare Part D Claims
$86.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 158,218 $5.98M
Pennsylvania 152,474 $5.73M
New York 144,907 $5.46M
Florida 124,633 $4.9M
North Carolina 119,446 $4.18M
Texas 103,988 $4.26M
Ohio 103,371 $4.2M
Illinois 96,231 $3.77M
Missouri 87,604 $3.27M
Tennessee 73,482 $2.8M
New Jersey 68,891 $2.9M
Michigan 62,885 $2.91M
Virginia 56,212 $2.27M
Iowa 48,887 $1.7M
Georgia 47,449 $1.79M
Kentucky 47,060 $1.64M
Minnesota 44,536 $1.87M
Indiana 43,774 $1.86M
Washington 42,781 $1.76M
Massachusetts 39,175 $1.46M
Alabama 38,106 $1.32M
Wisconsin 36,691 $1.57M
South Carolina 35,861 $1.38M
Arizona 32,141 $1.48M
Arkansas 30,950 $1.06M
Louisiana 30,038 $1.13M
Kansas 28,339 $1.1M
Connecticut 28,167 $1.14M
Oklahoma 27,884 $1.13M
Mississippi 27,322 $920K
Oregon 25,224 $1M
West Virginia 23,542 $883K
Maryland 21,650 $1.17M
Colorado 18,711 $751K
Nebraska 14,502 $509K
Maine 13,434 $637K
New Mexico 11,836 $494K
Idaho 11,807 $484K
Nevada 11,400 $526K
South Dakota 11,128 $395K
Utah 10,066 $452K
New Hampshire 9,334 $418K
Rhode Island 8,441 $297K
Montana 6,946 $275K
Vermont 6,623 $272K
North Dakota 6,009 $223K
Hawaii 4,314 $181K
Delaware 4,128 $200K
Wyoming 3,637 $135K
Alaska 2,986 $108K
District of Columbia 2,491 $115K
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 DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LAYNE REUSSER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled501

WICHITA

Kansas

STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled489

LOS ANGELES

California

HARRY HAWTHORNE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled484

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

ROBERTO PEREZ-GUTIERREZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled443

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ADEL SHAHEEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled438

LIMA

Ohio

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled414

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled385

NEW YORK

New York

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled377

GARDEN GROVE

California

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled341

SAN GABRIEL

California

LLOYD SOLBERG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled340

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

FRANKLIN WEFALD M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled320

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

DONALD WHITE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled318

PORT ORANGE

Florida

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled318

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

DEWAYNE DARBY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled316

JEFFERSON CITY

Tennessee

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled314

LORAIN

Ohio

MIRZA ASHRAF M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled311

CARTHAGE

New York

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled307

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

UMBERTO FONTANA MD

Claims Filled304

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled303

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled295

WOODLAWN

Virginia

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled291

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled287

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

KERRIN PAPRECK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled285

MARSHALL

Missouri

JOHN MANN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled283

DUNN

North Carolina

JOEL CARVER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled277

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas