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Treats low blood calcium in kidney dialysis patients and other patients. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

1.22M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 208 of 3395

$35.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 529 of 3395

252,474
Patients

Rank: 263 of 3395

91,893
Prescribers

Rank: 267 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

897K

2011

974K

2012

1.08M

2013

1.13M

2014

1.22M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$40.1M

2011

$41.5M

2012

$45.2M

2013

$40.8M

2014

$35.4M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$54

2011

$55

2012

$53

2013

$57

2014

$52

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 24,156 108,222 $3.63M
Florida 20,446 88,516 $2.57M
New York 16,821 79,390 $2.55M
Texas 16,107 70,334 $2.11M
Pennsylvania 13,045 66,191 $1.94M
Ohio 12,027 57,177 $1.8M
Georgia 10,945 57,046 $1.23M
Illinois 11,429 55,920 $1.41M
Michigan 10,351 41,841 $1.53M
Tennessee 8,026 38,854 $925K
North Carolina 6,489 34,264 $870K
Massachusetts 6,116 30,699 $872K
Virginia 6,423 29,716 $825K
Arizona 6,703 28,108 $747K
Louisiana 5,180 26,860 $764K
Missouri 4,909 25,731 $624K
Indiana 5,578 25,666 $680K
Washington 5,019 23,445 $649K
Wisconsin 4,583 23,116 $649K
New Jersey 5,407 21,445 $723K
South Carolina 3,843 20,274 $442K
Minnesota 3,936 17,965 $640K
Maryland 4,489 17,510 $570K
Oregon 3,441 17,032 $432K
Kentucky 2,919 15,070 $433K
Alabama 3,131 14,867 $436K
Connecticut 3,144 14,599 $439K
Iowa 2,095 12,447 $299K
West Virginia 2,469 11,650 $319K
Mississippi 2,208 11,464 $320K
Colorado 2,665 11,234 $349K
Arkansas 1,991 11,081 $301K
Nevada 2,342 9,835 $279K
Oklahoma 2,179 9,765 $271K
South Dakota 1,503 8,662 $219K
Kansas 1,507 7,623 $215K
New Mexico 1,593 6,750 $214K
Nebraska 1,087 6,182 $157K
Utah 1,385 5,949 $167K
New Hampshire 1,207 5,473 $160K
Idaho 1,043 4,973 $155K
Hawaii 1,076 4,706 $179K
North Dakota 911 4,272 $126K
Maine 937 3,673 $134K
Montana 679 3,664 $115K
Rhode Island 657 3,607 $106K
Delaware 969 3,563 $121K
Alaska 310 2,009 $42.4K
District of Columbia 475 1,925 $61.5K
Wyoming 377 1,767 $42.4K
Vermont 229 979 $34.2K
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 CALCITRIOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,313

WESTMINSTER

California

MUHAMMAD ISHAQUE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,943

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

INDERJIT SINGH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,694

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,572

NEW YORK

New York

STEVEN GABRIEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,328

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

BALRAM CHHAJWANI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,318

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

RITU KHURANA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,271

ROME

Georgia

ZHIQIANG ZHANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,246

DUBLIN

Georgia

HONG LIANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,226

ROSEMEAD

California

BARBARA WOLFE

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,098

WINCHESTER

Virginia

ASHAR LUQMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,097

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

TONG SUN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,064

MODESTO

California

SHERIF ELASSAL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled996

RICHMOND

Indiana

YVONNE SCHOONOVER APN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled944

ROCKFORD

Illinois

SHARON FEY PA C

Nephrology

Claims Filled924

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

ANTHONY DE MORY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled918

CORVALLIS

Oregon

NEIL KUMAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled888

ROSEBURG

Oregon

MOHAMMAD SHAFI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled880

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

RABIH BAZZI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled865

DEARBORN

Michigan

DANIEL TVEIT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled865

COVINGTON

Louisiana

ALI MOHAMMED M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled861

FLINT

Michigan

CHRISTOPHER MAI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled851

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Florida

JOSH WENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled848

ARCADIA

California

SAJID GEORGE M.D

Nephrology

Claims Filled833

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

SURMEET BEDI

Nephrology

Claims Filled828

WILMINGTON

Ohio