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ALISKIREN HEMIFUMARATE

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

200K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 523 of 3362

$38.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 472 of 3362

35,117
Patients

Rank: 627 of 3362

28,179
Prescribers

Rank: 529 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

639K

2011

416K

2012

294K

2013

200K

2014

156K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$80.3M

2011

$57.2M

2012

$49.3M

2013

$38.2M

2014

$37.1M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$255

2011

$253

2012

$314

2013

$350

2014

$384

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,601 20,551 $3.86M
Texas 2,677 14,424 $2.78M
New York 2,486 13,880 $2.77M
Florida 2,807 13,681 $2.7M
Pennsylvania 1,479 9,240 $1.74M
Ohio 1,642 8,661 $1.74M
North Carolina 1,252 8,038 $1.37M
Tennessee 1,144 6,788 $1.2M
Kentucky 1,079 6,599 $1.22M
Illinois 1,182 6,595 $1.29M
Michigan 1,439 6,567 $1.6M
New Jersey 1,298 6,484 $1.41M
Louisiana 907 6,000 $982K
Georgia 970 5,562 $937K
South Carolina 933 5,405 $928K
Indiana 960 5,254 $1.06M
Alabama 787 4,994 $864K
Missouri 720 4,625 $778K
Virginia 788 4,469 $850K
Oklahoma 688 3,700 $728K
Arkansas 444 3,132 $490K
Kansas 409 2,600 $451K
Arizona 560 2,511 $558K
Maryland 530 2,259 $566K
Mississippi 335 2,240 $349K
Iowa 288 2,143 $345K
Connecticut 395 1,983 $429K
Nebraska 270 1,934 $300K
Wisconsin 350 1,900 $405K
West Virginia 313 1,832 $334K
Colorado 268 1,433 $286K
Massachusetts 213 1,218 $241K
Nevada 274 1,203 $281K
Oregon 204 1,064 $215K
Washington 212 1,060 $211K
Minnesota 172 982 $207K
Utah 186 928 $191K
South Dakota 113 885 $130K
Idaho 143 801 $154K
Hawaii 124 709 $135K
Rhode Island 89 610 $99.6K
Montana 101 604 $120K
New Mexico 83 441 $88K
Maine 79 434 $92.6K
Delaware 122 419 $132K
Alaska 37 297 $37.3K
District of Columbia 55 258 $54.1K
Wyoming 43 234 $38.7K
New Hampshire 36 186 $35.7K
North Dakota 36 174 $34.1K
Vermont 25 114 $27.3K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 »

Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org.

Top prescribers for TEKTURNA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CESAR CRUZ-GARCIA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

PONCE

Puerto Rico

DANIEL GROB M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MARGARET NICHOLS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MACON

Georgia

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

ALFRED MAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRING HOPE

North Carolina

VINCENT HO M.D.

Claims Filled51

LANCASTER

California

HWAOK KIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ROCHESTER

New York

ANTHONY FLAREY DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

NEWMAN HARTER M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ANDERSON

South Carolina

LORELEE STOCK M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

DANNIS HOOD MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled52

RINGGOLD

Georgia

MARK AZBEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BROOKLYN

New York

PHILIP MONDI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

PINEHURST

North Carolina

RONALD MCCOY MD FACP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MUSCLE SHOALS

Alabama

MARK SHELTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

WINNFIELD

Louisiana

KENNETH DIAMOND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

JAMES ALLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

DAVID KRAFT M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled52

TULSA

Oklahoma

TIMOTHY NASH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

LEWISBURG

Tennessee

JAMES CRAGER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled53

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JAMES GARNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

MULLINS

South Carolina

ALEKSANDR ZASYPKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

BROOKLYN

New York

PARASBHAI PATEL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled53

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

STEVEN DEGALAN M.D

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled53

HAYWARD

California

VERDAYNE BRANDENBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota