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AVALIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

12.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1183 of 3238

$2.27M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1242 of 3238

3,408
Patients

Rank: 1182 of 3238

3,525
Prescribers

Rank: 1093 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 490 2,137 $408K
Florida 335 1,181 $198K
California 269 1,056 $184K
Texas 254 808 $145K
New Jersey 211 718 $165K
Pennsylvania 135 450 $92.8K
North Carolina 88 345 $61.7K
Illinois 91 340 $76.6K
Ohio 100 320 $67.5K
Georgia 73 264 $40.4K
Hawaii 40 247 $47.9K
Michigan 61 220 $44.1K
Louisiana 60 209 $31K
Kentucky 58 193 $32.1K
Indiana 59 183 $33.8K
Missouri 55 171 $30.3K
Maryland 59 168 $46.3K
Virginia 43 153 $28.6K
Alabama 40 152 $25.5K
South Carolina 48 143 $24.3K
Tennessee 54 137 $21.3K
Iowa 33 119 $19.5K
Wisconsin 24 116 $22.5K
Connecticut 44 110 $24.8K
Massachusetts 28 110 $21.6K
West Virginia 26 107 $18.7K
Mississippi 34 104 $16.1K
Minnesota 29 84 $18K
Colorado 23 79 $15.4K
Arkansas 13 68 $9,291
Oklahoma 23 67 $11.2K
Kansas 20 64 $11.9K
Washington 18 64 $8,730
Arizona 19 60 $10.2K
Nevada 16 48 $8,891
District of Columbia 12 44 $7,852
Idaho 16 40 $6,364
Oregon 13 36 $7,608
Maine 32 $7,402
Delaware 31 $10.3K
Rhode Island 30 $3,791
Montana 26 $2,789
Utah 25 $3,197
Nebraska 12 22 $2,491
New Hampshire 15 $3,814
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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