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FORTICAL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

141K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 592 of 3238

$12.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 732 of 3238

36,394
Patients

Rank: 580 of 3238

23,670
Prescribers

Rank: 545 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 8,598 27,454 $1.91M
Ohio 2,208 8,784 $859K
Texas 2,087 8,301 $754K
Pennsylvania 1,718 7,032 $632K
New York 1,617 6,890 $635K
Illinois 1,266 5,538 $511K
Florida 1,348 4,996 $458K
Kentucky 834 3,915 $338K
Michigan 1,047 3,725 $349K
New Jersey 846 3,551 $354K
Virginia 839 3,350 $275K
Minnesota 861 3,326 $294K
Missouri 746 3,294 $295K
Georgia 770 3,251 $278K
North Carolina 791 3,095 $267K
Wisconsin 610 2,811 $247K
Washington 835 2,768 $224K
Massachusetts 594 2,450 $222K
Arizona 687 2,421 $265K
Iowa 470 2,229 $197K
Indiana 536 2,149 $200K
Tennessee 544 1,964 $175K
Hawaii 540 1,808 $139K
Maryland 423 1,690 $154K
Oklahoma 398 1,675 $145K
Connecticut 369 1,551 $146K
Nebraska 328 1,478 $127K
South Carolina 304 1,434 $123K
Oregon 424 1,421 $101K
Louisiana 372 1,409 $114K
Kansas 319 1,345 $119K
Alabama 365 1,277 $117K
Colorado 379 1,211 $97.9K
Arkansas 353 1,210 $106K
South Dakota 243 1,159 $95K
West Virginia 300 1,098 $95.3K
Rhode Island 192 1,088 $91K
Mississippi 213 962 $78.6K
New Mexico 208 789 $71.1K
Idaho 140 543 $45.8K
Maine 155 539 $57K
Montana 139 527 $43.6K
New Hampshire 122 513 $44.8K
Nevada 146 508 $49.2K
North Dakota 124 502 $46.8K
Utah 93 402 $37.5K
Wyoming 58 273 $23.9K
Vermont 56 250 $21.7K
Alaska 46 204 $18.8K
Delaware 61 201 $20.4K
District of Columbia 25 83 $5,555
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 FORTICAL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DINESH KAGAL M.D.

Residential Treatment Facilities, Residential Treatment Facility, Mental Retardation and/or Developmental Disabilities

Claims Filled332

DENTON

Texas

SURESH BALENALLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled299

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

HARDEEP CHOHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled279

CLOVIS

California

FANY OSNAYA

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled275

FULLERTON

California

NANCY SAID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

NABIH RAMADAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled238

NORTH CHICAGO

Illinois

GUY BUONINCONTRO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled227

WOODBINE

New Jersey

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

STUART ZAKEM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SHAOTSENG LEE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled186

PEORIA

Illinois

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled181

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JILL ALLEN MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled180

CLARKSVILLE

Virginia

KEITH GATCHELL M.D.

Respite Care Facility, Respite Care, Mental Retardation and/or Developmental Disabilities

Claims Filled175

CLINTON

South Carolina

JEROLD MEYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled173

NORTH RANDALL

Ohio

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

FORT WORTH

Texas

JAMES GALBRAITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled167

WAXAHACHIE

Texas

BRIAN CHICOINE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

ANNE OWUSU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

CLINTON

South Carolina

MARK SIMON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

CHICAGO

Illinois

STANLEY KOCH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled134

MORTON

Illinois

TODD STULL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled132

OMAHA

Nebraska

LYDIA TAKAZAWA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

HONOLULU

Hawaii

CHINH NONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

MARIANNA

Florida

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

GARY WAHL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled110

OWENSBORO

Kentucky