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RENVELA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

783K
Medicare Part D Claims
$538M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 118,921 $84.9M
Texas 69,226 $57M
New York 53,154 $29.4M
Florida 47,606 $33.1M
Georgia 35,459 $26.2M
Illinois 32,036 $19.8M
Ohio 28,080 $18.1M
North Carolina 25,959 $19M
New Jersey 24,474 $13.9M
Pennsylvania 24,044 $13.8M
Michigan 21,947 $15.6M
Tennessee 21,146 $14.9M
Virginia 20,604 $15.1M
Louisiana 18,237 $13M
Missouri 16,024 $9.54M
Indiana 15,013 $10.5M
Mississippi 14,783 $11.4M
Maryland 14,660 $9.95M
Arizona 14,241 $9.44M
Alabama 13,825 $11.4M
South Carolina 13,650 $10.9M
Washington 12,798 $8.44M
Massachusetts 11,108 $6.42M
Wisconsin 9,542 $6.18M
Connecticut 8,686 $5.93M
Kentucky 8,583 $5.77M
Arkansas 7,619 $5.24M
Hawaii 6,507 $4.84M
Oklahoma 6,364 $5.51M
Colorado 6,271 $3.91M
Oregon 6,073 $4.19M
Nevada 6,026 $3.73M
Minnesota 5,908 $3.96M
Iowa 5,883 $3.21M
New Mexico 4,590 $3.25M
West Virginia 4,363 $2.69M
Kansas 4,328 $2.85M
District of Columbia 4,223 $2.78M
Nebraska 3,406 $2.02M
Alaska 2,867 $1.17M
Idaho 2,502 $1.52M
Utah 2,314 $1.34M
South Dakota 1,646 $1.02M
Rhode Island 1,464 $688K
Delaware 1,386 $996K
Maine 1,051 $730K
Montana 1,044 $648K
North Dakota 1,027 $553K
New Hampshire 955 $674K
Vermont 565 $306K
Wyoming 470 $283K
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 RENVELA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAMLESH GUPTA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled349

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

SANTIAGO VILLARREAL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled347

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

GHASSAN DAHHAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled347

LANCASTER

California

JOACHIM HERTEL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled347

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

SANJEEV MITTAL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled347

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

PHILIP BUTERA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled347

MOBILE

Alabama

MEER ZONOZI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled345

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

RAFAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled344

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

DAVID PAI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled344

SACRAMENTO

California

MICHEL BRATHWAITE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled343

ATLANTA

Georgia

ANDREW LEVINE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled341

EDINBURG

Texas

SUE ANDERSON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled338

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

SHOBHA SHAKAMURI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled334

LONGVIEW

Texas

BABATUNDE OLUTADE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled334

JACKSON

Mississippi

GARFIELD RAMDEEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled334

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

STEPHEN MIGDAL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled332

DETROIT

Michigan

EDGARD VERA TAPIA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled332

VICTORVILLE

California

MUHAMMED MUHAMMEDI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled331

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOSEPHINE GUERRIER NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled331

ASTORIA

New York

STEVEN ZELMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled331

MOUNT VERNON

Illinois

TOM YANG M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled330

VISALIA

California

ROBERT ALVIS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled329

BRONX

New York

VIJAYA CHIRUMAMILLA M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled325

PETERSBURG

Virginia

VENKATESH REDDY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled324

LONGVIEW

Texas

HARVEY GERSH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled324

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi