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SODIUM CHLORIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

339K
Medicare Part D Claims
$9.32M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 44,080 $1.48M
New York 27,430 $692K
Ohio 26,362 $741K
Florida 22,299 $668K
Illinois 21,046 $582K
Pennsylvania 15,672 $424K
Kentucky 15,313 $425K
Texas 11,528 $338K
Indiana 10,963 $576K
New Jersey 10,547 $217K
Michigan 9,793 $225K
North Carolina 8,054 $208K
Minnesota 7,442 $114K
Missouri 7,404 $244K
Tennessee 7,390 $182K
Georgia 7,164 $197K
Louisiana 5,927 $118K
Alabama 5,925 $143K
Virginia 5,667 $167K
Wisconsin 5,538 $129K
Maryland 5,208 $98.5K
Arizona 4,807 $113K
West Virginia 4,579 $159K
Massachusetts 4,114 $103K
Arkansas 3,942 $94.6K
Washington 3,802 $78.3K
Oklahoma 3,743 $67.1K
Iowa 3,162 $48.1K
Nevada 2,748 $79.3K
Mississippi 2,621 $96.9K
Kansas 2,486 $53.7K
Utah 2,380 $37.5K
Colorado 2,319 $57.8K
Connecticut 1,902 $45.9K
South Carolina 1,730 $38.9K
New Mexico 1,715 $25.9K
Oregon 1,664 $39.3K
Nebraska 1,652 $29.9K
Hawaii 1,291 $14.7K
Rhode Island 1,074 $30.2K
South Dakota 893 $14.1K
New Hampshire 865 $18.6K
Montana 838 $18.5K
Idaho 769 $15.5K
Maine 716 $15.2K
District of Columbia 563 $14.1K
Wyoming 383 $9,259
Delaware 366 $8,289
Vermont 358 $5,240
North Dakota 356 $5,301
Alaska 286 $10.1K
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 SODIUM CHLORIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JARMILA PAUCKOVA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

AURORA

Colorado

JAROSLAV ONDRUSEK MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

FLORENCIO SINGSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CENTER

Texas

CARLA GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SHERBAN PAVLOVICI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BAYSIDE

New York

AMRITA DHALIWAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WALNUT CREEK

California

CHERIE MURRAY M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSEBUD

South Dakota

GREGG WARSHAW M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

CYRIL GAULTIER MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

NALINI PATEL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

WARNER ROBINS

Georgia

DAVID BARNES M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

EDMUND LEW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California

NGO PHAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALHAMBRA

California

SANJAY CHOUDHARY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS

Ohio

TAN NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LA JOLLA

California

CHRISTIAN SCHROCK MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

ROBBINSDALE

Minnesota

JAMEEL HOURANI DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

SHEWANGIZAW WORKU M.D., PHD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

COON RAPIDS

Minnesota

MEZGEBE BERHE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

JOSEPH SANDLER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

MONTEREY PARK

California

KATHERINE KATSOYANNIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

GILSON GIROTTO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BURLINGTON

Washington

RONALD DULOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIVERSIDE

California

SAMUEL KREIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LONDON

Kentucky

JASON REED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota