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SODIUM CHLORIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

345K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 402 of 3238

$5.47M
Retail Cost

Rank: 971 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 42,933 $834K
New York 30,873 $483K
Ohio 25,918 $378K
Florida 23,850 $418K
Illinois 19,424 $331K
Pennsylvania 16,623 $241K
Kentucky 14,418 $242K
Texas 13,357 $239K
Michigan 10,701 $134K
North Carolina 10,119 $193K
New Jersey 9,647 $109K
Indiana 8,893 $138K
Tennessee 8,224 $126K
Missouri 8,167 $139K
Minnesota 7,072 $87.6K
Georgia 6,656 $107K
Alabama 5,808 $73.7K
Virginia 5,647 $87.3K
Louisiana 5,327 $63.2K
Wisconsin 5,312 $69.7K
Maryland 5,159 $64K
Arizona 4,570 $54.6K
Arkansas 4,566 $63.1K
Massachusetts 4,437 $83.3K
Washington 4,405 $79.4K
West Virginia 4,032 $63.1K
Iowa 3,118 $34.5K
Colorado 2,953 $42K
Oklahoma 2,770 $39K
Nevada 2,664 $42.8K
Connecticut 2,371 $41.4K
Kansas 2,359 $41.6K
Mississippi 2,117 $55.6K
Utah 1,949 $25.3K
Oregon 1,899 $31.3K
Nebraska 1,770 $20K
New Mexico 1,679 $14.6K
South Carolina 1,583 $34.4K
Hawaii 1,231 $12.6K
Rhode Island 882 $19.6K
New Hampshire 873 $11.8K
Montana 740 $13.6K
South Dakota 737 $7,881
Idaho 720 $14.9K
Maine 719 $11.5K
District of Columbia 636 $9,194
Delaware 466 $6,613
Vermont 420 $5,513
North Dakota 403 $5,023
Wyoming 350 $4,905
Alaska 332 $6,478
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 SODIUM CHLORIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SYED RAHMAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled130

HENDERSON

Nevada

ROBERTO PENNE-CASANOVA MD

Occupational Medicine

Claims Filled129

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

WILLIAM HOVLAND MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled129

NORFOLK

Virginia

LEONARD ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

DAVID BYLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

SAINT MARYS

West Virginia

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled129

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ROZA ISRAEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

FOREST HILLS

New York

CHRISTOPHER POGLIANO MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled126

IRONWOOD

Michigan

PARASBHAI PATEL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled126

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MIRALI ZARRABI M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled125

LOS ANGELES

California

TERRENCE CROUCH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled125

NATIONAL CITY

California

FEDJA ROCHLING MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled124

OMAHA

Nebraska

MICHAEL GILHOOLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

NAUSHEEN HASAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

CAROL STREAM

Illinois

JUSTIN MOELLINGER M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled123

BESSEMER

Alabama

SALMA JESMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

PHOENIX

Arizona

ROBERT FLOWERS M D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

BURKESVILLE

Kentucky

SCOTT KEFFER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

ANSTED

West Virginia

SUMAN PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

VAN NUYS

California

RACHAEL STUBBS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled121

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

RALPH ESSIEN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled121

NEW ROCHELLE

New York

JORDAN DUNITZ M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled121

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

FADI AKHRASS M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled121

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

STEVEN HO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled121

SAN MARINO

California

JULIA GARCIA-DIAZ MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled120

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana