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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

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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
MARIA FERNANDEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID BLACKHAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

PANORAMA CITY

California

DAVID ANTO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

LIGONIER

Pennsylvania

JONI JORDAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

WOODLAND HILLS

California

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

BARBARA HANKINSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

DENTON

Texas

ALAN GELMAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled60

BELLFLOWER

California

MUHAMMAD KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

DECATUR

Illinois

MITCHELL WICKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

HAZARD

Kentucky

GARY CARVER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

COSHOCTON

Ohio

BRENDA SABORIO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

PANORAMA CITY

California

MARK FALKENBACH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

WOODLAND HILLS

California

SIXTO LIRIO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE

New Jersey

VIVIAN HOBAYAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled58

LIMA

Ohio

LEWIS HA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

RIVERSIDE

California

LINDA MIRDAMADI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

LOS ANGELES

California

GLEDA BALDINI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled56

ALBANY

New York

DON CHEATUM MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled55

DALLAS

Texas

JED ALAIMALO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

WAILUKU

Hawaii

KIM WILDE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

WATERTOWN

South Dakota

PAUL GIETZEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

ADRIAN

Michigan

PHILLIP BALE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

GLASGOW

Kentucky

SON NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

SEATTLE

Washington

SUSAN DEGUIDE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

ROCKFORD

Illinois

KARIM BAKHTIAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin