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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » FORTICAL

FORTICAL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

216K
Medicare Part D Claims
$17.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 37,749 $2.24M
Ohio 13,749 $1.3M
Texas 13,074 $1.15M
Pennsylvania 11,449 $1.01M
New York 10,424 $934K
Illinois 9,759 $906K
Florida 9,062 $789K
Kentucky 5,921 $520K
Michigan 5,665 $496K
New Jersey 4,861 $459K
Missouri 4,853 $431K
Virginia 4,710 $385K
Minnesota 4,702 $425K
Georgia 4,630 $394K
North Carolina 4,363 $369K
Washington 4,178 $331K
Wisconsin 4,143 $346K
Arizona 3,984 $412K
Massachusetts 3,769 $323K
Tennessee 3,619 $305K
Iowa 3,289 $297K
Oklahoma 3,089 $260K
Indiana 3,055 $269K
Arkansas 2,874 $240K
Connecticut 2,839 $254K
Louisiana 2,745 $220K
Maryland 2,616 $234K
Oregon 2,526 $179K
Nebraska 2,483 $215K
South Carolina 2,424 $203K
Hawaii 2,356 $151K
Alabama 2,134 $190K
West Virginia 2,118 $189K
Kansas 2,020 $172K
Colorado 1,999 $157K
Mississippi 1,680 $136K
South Dakota 1,551 $128K
Rhode Island 1,494 $124K
New Mexico 1,147 $105K
Maine 1,041 $103K
New Hampshire 941 $80.1K
Idaho 892 $70.8K
Nevada 836 $79.2K
North Dakota 724 $66.2K
Montana 719 $64.1K
Utah 564 $51K
Wyoming 439 $39.9K
Vermont 364 $31.4K
Delaware 347 $31.2K
Alaska 292 $27K
District of Columbia 129 $9,308
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 FORTICAL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NEIL SHEPLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PLEASANT PRAIRIE

Wisconsin

KENNETH PONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARBOR CITY

California

ALKA KAPOOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

PAUL RASMUSSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MITCHELL

South Dakota

ROBERT ZAINO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GAHANNA

Ohio

ARTHUR COSTIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BELLEFONTAINE

Ohio

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMARILLO

Texas

ARTHUR KARAGUEZIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WOODLAND HILLS

California

KASHYAP THAKOR MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

SONOMA

California

JOHN OSTUNI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FREEPORT

New York

STEVEN SCHEPENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GULFPORT

Mississippi

NGUYET VUONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARBOR CITY

California

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

YOUNHO CHUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

BATTLE CREEK

Michigan

WILLIAM GILLESPIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

SALEM

Oregon

KEVIN COLWELL M.D.

Claims Filled51

SIMI VALLEY

California

ORNA HANANEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAN RAFAEL

California

PATRICK MURPHY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

CYNTHIA PEARMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

OSCAR RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

MAMOU

Louisiana

DAVID FRATE DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LAKE CITY

Iowa

HYUN CHO-STEINBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ATLANTA

Georgia

JANE THOMPSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LAWRENCE

Massachusetts

JEREMY HUFF D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

HOUSTON

Texas

HARMONYANNE CRUTCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

LOS ANGELES

California