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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
BIPINCHANDRA PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

LOUDON

Tennessee

NANCY SAID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled189

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

KEITH GRIFFIN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled189

ANAHEIM

California

LYDIA TAKAZAWA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

HONOLULU

Hawaii

CYNTHIA OCHS DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled182

MUSKEGON

Michigan

WILLIAM NESBITT M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled174

SACRAMENTO

California

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

FANY OSNAYA

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled159

FULLERTON

California

ADRIAN WOODSON APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled158

PALMDALE

California

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JAE CHU M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled156

WOODBINE

New Jersey

LAWRENCE USHER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

WARREN MILTEER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ANN NOLEN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled145

GEORGETOWN

Texas

ANTHONY CAMPBELL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled145

WOODBINE

New Jersey

TAI KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

DENTON

Texas

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled142

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

JOSEPH ANQUILLARE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled140

HARTFORD

Connecticut

RAVINDRANATH REDDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

PORTERVILLE

California

CHARLES CANFIELD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled133

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

RAYMOND GILBERT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled130

WATKINSVILLE

Georgia

JUSTIN SADLON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ROBERT FREDERICKS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled125

RENO

Nevada

BARBARA HANKINSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled125

DENTON

Texas