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Prescriber Checkup

ZETIA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

3.7M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 86 of 3238

$886M
Retail Cost

Rank: 20 of 3238

697,891
Patients

Rank: 111 of 3238

181,911
Prescribers

Rank: 120 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 63,639 330,390 $77.6M
Pennsylvania 46,583 263,946 $61.7M
New York 50,177 263,587 $65.6M
Florida 51,731 238,711 $60M
Texas 47,729 230,565 $56.1M
Ohio 34,103 175,819 $44.1M
Illinois 26,709 146,038 $35.1M
North Carolina 24,234 140,391 $29.4M
Georgia 21,855 124,735 $26.7M
Michigan 28,072 118,191 $36M
New Jersey 24,923 115,356 $32.5M
Tennessee 16,583 91,200 $19.9M
Virginia 17,120 90,303 $21.3M
Kentucky 15,395 87,999 $19.2M
Indiana 17,242 87,355 $22M
Missouri 14,309 83,677 $17.8M
Alabama 14,346 76,219 $16.8M
Louisiana 11,544 69,742 $13.7M
Wisconsin 13,007 69,008 $17.6M
South Carolina 11,142 60,154 $13.3M
Massachusetts 10,434 57,726 $14M
Connecticut 10,695 54,322 $14.4M
Iowa 8,102 51,795 $10.9M
Arizona 11,737 51,062 $13.9M
Mississippi 7,721 47,338 $8.97M
Minnesota 9,463 46,202 $12.9M
West Virginia 8,129 44,803 $10.3M
Oklahoma 7,810 40,353 $9.94M
Washington 7,696 39,205 $9.76M
Kansas 6,514 38,027 $8.19M
Arkansas 5,797 36,872 $7.07M
Maryland 8,228 35,736 $10.3M
Colorado 5,740 28,439 $7.11M
Oregon 5,120 26,434 $6.47M
Nebraska 3,695 24,118 $4.97M
Nevada 3,989 17,247 $4.51M
Rhode Island 2,390 15,465 $3.14M
Maine 3,107 14,828 $4.16M
Utah 2,644 12,830 $3.09M
New Mexico 2,666 12,531 $3.12M
Delaware 3,150 12,356 $4.21M
North Dakota 1,955 11,360 $2.66M
Hawaii 2,046 10,189 $2.56M
South Dakota 1,690 10,174 $2.16M
New Hampshire 2,023 9,988 $2.57M
Idaho 1,881 9,556 $2.21M
Montana 1,346 7,797 $1.79M
Vermont 984 4,980 $1.32M
District of Columbia 931 4,751 $1.08M
Alaska 560 3,765 $678K
Wyoming 705 3,493 $844K
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 ZETIA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID SHADOWEN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled529

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

ROBERTO MUNOZ-MARIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled528

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

ANNA MILSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled528

LOS ANGELES

California

EDWARD GOLDENBERG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled528

NEWARK

Delaware

YITZCHAK HERMONI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled517

CUMMING

Georgia

FRANK MORO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled516

CARBONDALE

Pennsylvania

THOMAS BARRINGER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled516

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

EDWIN MARSHALL MD

Claims Filled511

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

CHIAYU CHEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled510

RIVERSIDE

California

DOUGLAS TRIFFON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled504

LA JOLLA

California

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled503

WESTLAND

Michigan

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled501

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

GEVORK MAISSIAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled496

GLENDALE

California

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled495

HAYTI

Missouri

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled490

LOS ANGELES

California

DANIEL TARDIF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled489

MANCHESTER

Connecticut

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled488

MONTEREY PARK

California

CARL RUBENSTEIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled486

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOSEPH BAKER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled484

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

JOSE GARCIA MATEO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled482

PONCE

Puerto Rico

VIRAL SHETH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled480

GOSHEN

New York

HECTOR COLOMBANY LORENZO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled475

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

YUNG-HSI WEN M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled470

GLENDALE

California

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled470

BROOKLYN

New York

RICHARD MICHAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled469

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina