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Prescriber Checkup » CALCIUM ACETATE

CALCIUM ACETATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

567K
Medicare Part D Claims
$71.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 62,290 $7.72M
Texas 51,639 $8.01M
Pennsylvania 38,849 $4.06M
Florida 36,323 $4.64M
New York 35,651 $3.75M
Ohio 26,223 $3.1M
Georgia 22,857 $3.08M
Illinois 22,680 $2.67M
North Carolina 21,716 $3.04M
Michigan 18,794 $2.44M
New Jersey 15,604 $1.76M
Tennessee 12,935 $1.52M
Maryland 11,703 $1.52M
Minnesota 11,672 $1.44M
South Carolina 11,663 $1.65M
Alabama 10,309 $1.52M
Virginia 10,064 $1.38M
Louisiana 9,851 $1.34M
Massachusetts 9,570 $1.01M
Missouri 9,424 $1.02M
Arizona 9,402 $1.15M
Mississippi 8,740 $1.21M
Indiana 8,731 $1.11M
Kentucky 8,673 $1.04M
Wisconsin 7,717 $859K
Oklahoma 7,374 $1.21M
Washington 6,825 $825K
Oregon 5,262 $651K
Connecticut 5,235 $656K
Arkansas 5,193 $611K
Colorado 4,927 $672K
Kansas 4,718 $588K
Iowa 4,234 $425K
Hawaii 3,568 $397K
West Virginia 3,510 $395K
New Mexico 3,191 $425K
Delaware 2,428 $354K
Nevada 2,328 $282K
Nebraska 2,007 $219K
District of Columbia 1,949 $254K
South Dakota 1,345 $157K
Alaska 1,301 $110K
Idaho 1,287 $154K
Maine 1,245 $166K
North Dakota 1,141 $125K
Rhode Island 1,103 $101K
Montana 1,075 $130K
New Hampshire 982 $124K
Utah 703 $88.7K
Vermont 411 $50.7K
Wyoming 318 $40.2K
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 CALCIUM ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PHILIP BUTERA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled288

MOBILE

Alabama

NAUSHEEN ALI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled283

ANAHEIM

California

JAMES REICH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled282

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

RAFFI MINASIAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled279

GLENDALE

California

ALLAN TURNER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled279

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

WILLIAM SHAFFER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled274

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

LEE CROWE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled272

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

HAROLD BAER M.D. FACP

Nephrology

Claims Filled272

BAKERSFIELD

California

LINDA BADILLO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled270

HUDSON

Florida

MUTHUSWAMI RAMACHANDRAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled268

LOXAHATCHEE

Florida

GOPAL CHEMITI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled265

FARGO

North Dakota

FARIBA ZARINETCHI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled264

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

REYNALDO TAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled263

BROOKLYN

New York

IBRAHIM FAKHOURY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled256

ABILENE

Texas

CHARLES MURDOCK MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled253

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

DANIELLE MENICHELLI CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled253

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

WEI-TZUOH CHEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

VISALIA

California

BALAJI SRINIVASAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled247

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

JACK CORTESE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled246

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

THOMAS LEITHER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled245

SAINT CLOUD

Minnesota

MUFADDAL KHEDA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled242

ALBANY

Georgia

SYED ALAM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled239

AMERICUS

Georgia

ASHVINKUMAR PATEL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled238

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

RAVINDRANATH KANTAMNENI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled236

DOTHAN

Alabama

JEREMY GITOMER M.D.

Nephrology Specialist/Technologist

Claims Filled236

ANCHORAGE

Alaska