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SERTRALINE HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

11.1M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 25 of 3238

$138M
Retail Cost

Rank: 165 of 3238

1,885,819
Patients

Rank: 43 of 3238

326,077
Prescribers

Rank: 44 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 148,065 769,874 $10.3M
Florida 143,569 739,266 $9.08M
New York 118,130 702,672 $9.28M
Texas 125,656 663,370 $7.86M
Pennsylvania 102,764 640,813 $7.91M
Ohio 92,582 531,112 $7.45M
North Carolina 69,722 410,187 $4.83M
Michigan 72,873 368,963 $5.09M
Illinois 62,845 365,584 $4.72M
Tennessee 55,864 335,774 $3.73M
Georgia 56,364 330,333 $3.9M
Massachusetts 45,448 289,605 $3.43M
Missouri 43,435 266,658 $3.27M
Indiana 46,937 263,813 $3.69M
New Jersey 47,956 256,610 $3.31M
Wisconsin 39,803 248,010 $3.42M
Virginia 44,048 245,458 $3.35M
Kentucky 38,675 237,044 $3.06M
Alabama 36,000 213,319 $2.11M
Minnesota 37,683 212,715 $2.79M
Washington 35,729 195,651 $2.43M
Arizona 34,464 172,940 $2.28M
Louisiana 28,004 163,416 $1.64M
South Carolina 29,118 159,982 $2.02M
Iowa 22,339 147,880 $1.59M
Oregon 24,617 135,165 $1.68M
Maryland 25,835 134,778 $1.88M
Connecticut 21,503 134,357 $1.74M
Arkansas 21,396 129,304 $1.35M
Oklahoma 23,322 128,320 $1.6M
Kansas 20,174 125,038 $1.62M
Mississippi 19,286 119,040 $1.21M
Colorado 21,093 114,112 $1.63M
West Virginia 18,448 109,115 $1.3M
Maine 15,810 87,589 $1.21M
Nebraska 12,456 84,268 $887K
Rhode Island 10,251 77,736 $831K
New Mexico 12,576 62,860 $849K
Utah 11,603 60,900 $806K
Nevada 11,541 57,456 $679K
Idaho 9,113 49,760 $588K
North Dakota 7,618 49,361 $491K
New Hampshire 8,554 46,505 $672K
South Dakota 5,876 40,116 $478K
Montana 6,210 35,761 $412K
Vermont 5,084 28,639 $359K
Delaware 5,765 27,468 $424K
Hawaii 3,683 20,019 $248K
Wyoming 2,781 17,936 $193K
District of Columbia 2,908 14,831 $171K
Alaska 1,638 13,189 $138K
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 SERTRALINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RUBEN BRAVO VALVERDE MD

Claims Filled3,324

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,789

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,728

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,406

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,319

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

ZINNIA GARCIA PENA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,264

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

RIGOBERTO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,113

MIAMI

Florida

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,110

TUCKER

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,080

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

VICOTR MARIANO MERCEDES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,970

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,924

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JULIO FONTANEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,847

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

MAGALY JOHNSON MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,729

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JONATHAN BREMER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,701

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

JAPHET GAZTAMBIDE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,635

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,617

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

DONALD QUINN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,594

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MARIA RODIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,555

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JUDITH MAYANS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,555

CORAL GABLES

Florida

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,529

WESTLAND

Michigan

THOMAS HAYS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,486

BUFFALO

New York

ROBERT LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,482

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

ADA DELGADO MATEO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,474

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL PEREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,450

HIALEAH

Florida

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,444

GRAYSON

Kentucky