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VASCEPA

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

40.4K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 862 of 3238

$7.98M
Retail Cost

Rank: 860 of 3238

13,589
Patients

Rank: 805 of 3238

5,245
Prescribers

Rank: 974 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,668 13,663 $2.29M
New York 1,557 4,845 $940K
Texas 1,401 3,456 $739K
New Jersey 1,180 3,139 $770K
Florida 1,052 2,546 $545K
Pennsylvania 665 1,777 $376K
Ohio 417 1,190 $274K
Indiana 296 848 $178K
Kentucky 279 736 $148K
North Carolina 254 674 $125K
Alabama 246 641 $131K
Georgia 246 569 $112K
Illinois 226 567 $123K
Hawaii 183 533 $108K
Missouri 152 483 $94.7K
Arizona 174 433 $93.7K
Michigan 193 432 $120K
Virginia 149 402 $81.8K
West Virginia 121 347 $71.2K
Tennessee 126 339 $70.2K
Louisiana 110 305 $60.3K
South Carolina 110 282 $60.9K
Nevada 126 266 $79K
Connecticut 70 227 $46.6K
Maryland 67 201 $32.9K
Oklahoma 80 198 $39.4K
Arkansas 47 150 $29K
Wisconsin 45 133 $29.6K
Washington 51 119 $28K
Mississippi 39 94 $19.3K
Colorado 38 89 $17.9K
Kansas 34 81 $20.1K
New Mexico 26 73 $15.3K
Massachusetts 27 70 $13.3K
Utah 24 67 $13.5K
Rhode Island 20 63 $10.8K
Nebraska 13 59 $8,726
Delaware 24 58 $16.5K
Iowa 19 54 $12.9K
Oregon 14 42 $8,906
Maine 31 $4,865
South Dakota 28 $5,675
Idaho 24 $4,388
New Hampshire 19 $3,284
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 VASCEPA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,071

LOS ANGELES

California

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled975

TARZANA

California

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled856

ALHAMBRA

California

ANTONIO CHAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled589

MILPITAS

California

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled408

MONTEREY PARK

California

NICK LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled392

LOS ANGELES

California

ANAIT GALFAIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled269

GLENDALE

California

YIU TING CHUNG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled256

LOS ANGELES

California

LARRY NEUMAN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled255

NEW YORK

New York

RAMON PIMENTEL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled247

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled244

GARDEN GROVE

California

SWARNA VARMA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled233

BRIDGEVILLE

Pennsylvania

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled225

CERRITOS

California

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN FRITZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled215

LOS ANGELES

California

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

MONTEREY PARK

California

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled200

ALHAMBRA

California

LOUIS TSAROUHAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

LAWRENCEVILLE

New Jersey

JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

LOS ANGELES

California

KOTA REDDY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled172

SUGARLAND

Texas

LOI NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled172

HOUSTON

Texas

ROBERT CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

ALHAMBRA

California

HISHAM ALREFAI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled163

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

EDGARDO CESPEDES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled161

MIAMI

Florida