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CALCIUM ACETATE

Used to treat hyperphosphatemia (too much phosphate in the blood) in patients with end stage kidney disease who are on dialysis. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

649K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 301 of 3362

$87.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 261 of 3362

146,792
Patients

Rank: 350 of 3362

51,326
Prescribers

Rank: 404 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 17,263 77,565 $10M
Texas 14,934 58,685 $9.68M
Pennsylvania 9,249 43,415 $5.02M
New York 9,149 40,940 $4.63M
Florida 9,709 40,880 $5.49M
Ohio 6,834 29,871 $3.87M
Georgia 5,821 25,855 $3.62M
North Carolina 5,509 25,333 $3.69M
Illinois 5,511 24,042 $2.98M
Michigan 5,641 22,506 $3.13M
New Jersey 4,354 17,862 $2.19M
Tennessee 3,562 14,447 $1.93M
South Carolina 3,276 13,814 $2.01M
Maryland 3,154 12,966 $1.81M
Minnesota 2,494 11,461 $1.61M
Virginia 2,768 11,032 $1.62M
Alabama 2,662 10,797 $1.85M
Arizona 2,538 10,409 $1.36M
Missouri 2,356 10,350 $1.3M
Massachusetts 2,325 10,293 $1.21M
Indiana 2,434 10,055 $1.34M
Kentucky 2,380 10,054 $1.3M
Louisiana 2,369 9,545 $1.48M
Mississippi 2,096 9,450 $1.46M
Wisconsin 1,666 7,631 $895K
Washington 1,747 7,345 $925K
Oklahoma 1,623 6,522 $1.16M
Oregon 1,458 6,037 $868K
Arkansas 1,328 5,709 $749K
Connecticut 1,223 5,679 $753K
Colorado 1,368 5,378 $736K
Kansas 1,167 5,276 $678K
Iowa 961 4,389 $456K
Hawaii 877 3,921 $535K
New Mexico 1,056 3,821 $518K
West Virginia 848 3,403 $413K
Nevada 792 3,267 $403K
District of Columbia 609 2,356 $330K
Delaware 718 2,271 $371K
Nebraska 445 2,073 $225K
North Dakota 431 1,719 $219K
South Dakota 382 1,705 $220K
Alaska 183 1,599 $124K
Idaho 337 1,432 $174K
Maine 356 1,361 $202K
Rhode Island 299 1,320 $133K
Montana 282 1,236 $158K
New Hampshire 291 1,027 $147K
Utah 185 606 $78.9K
Vermont 88 311 $40.5K
Wyoming 45 155 $20.1K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 CALCIUM ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LIONEL DESROCHES M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ELMONT

New York

BRIAN KENNY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

QUINCY

Massachusetts

AMELIA SELPH ACNP

Specialist

Claims Filled50

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

SONYA GOODRICH NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

IRVINGTON

New Jersey

NICHOLAS MAYER D.O.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BINNY KOSHY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

MINEOLA

New York

GREGORY SPIN D.O.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ROSEVILLE

California

JENNIFER PLATKUS NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

CYPRIEN VERTIL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

PORT ARTHUR

Texas

LOUIS ERCOLANI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

BOSTON

Massachusetts

HIRA JINDAL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

RUDOLF PULLMANN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

CATONSVILLE

Maryland

MARIBEL ILEJAY FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

ROMANO ABUABA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AURORA

Colorado

COLLEEN DEFALCO NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

STONY BROOK

New York

BRUCE BAKER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

LEWISVILLE

Texas

LISA KOLB M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

JASON SHEY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

WALNUT CREEK

California

ANTHONY BLEYER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

PRADEEP MEHTA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

KATHLEEN FULMER ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LOS ALAMITOS

California

LANA GAFTER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ROSEVILLE

California

VIVEK GUPTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTLAND

Michigan

SUMAIYA SIDDIQI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin