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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
EDWARD HOEHN-SARIC MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled327

PINEHURST

North Carolina

SYED ALAM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled327

AMERICUS

Georgia

KRISHNAPILLAI THAVARAJAH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled325

DEARBORN

Michigan

ANTONIA MENDOZA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled321

CLAIRTON

Pennsylvania

GERALD LIGHT MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled314

VALDOSTA

Georgia

WEI-TZUOH CHEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled313

VISALIA

California

RAFFI MINASIAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled309

GLENDALE

California

ALLAN TURNER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled309

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

GARY HANSEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled303

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

EZRA MCCONNELL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled302

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

PATTY COCKMAN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled299

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

SHAWKAT SHAFIK MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled299

CORSICANA

Texas

FELIPE PORRES MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled297

MIDLAND

Texas

KAMAL ELDIN AHMED M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled297

YUMA

Arizona

NAUSHEEN ALI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled296

ANAHEIM

California

VICTOR CARABELLO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled296

LOS ANGELES

California

THOMAS MIMS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled295

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

SUBRAMANIAM ANANDASIVAM MD PA

Nephrology

Claims Filled289

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

JONARDI HANDOKO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled289

UPLAND

California

LONG TRAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled289

DALLAS

Texas

JOSE FUENTE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled286

ALMA

Michigan

RAMON GUADIZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled283

LYNWOOD

California

ASHVINKUMAR PATEL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled278

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

STEVE BUI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled277

GARDEN GROVE

California

WILLIAM BARRETT MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled276

MAYSVILLE

Kentucky