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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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CALCIUM ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HY SUSSMAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

AUGUSTA

Georgia

NIRMAL KUMAR M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

PASADENA

California

ANTHONY BIVINS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

MELINDA HOCKENSMITH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

JUNG JOH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

SHORELINE

Washington

KELLI LOGUE PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled56

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL OLIVERIO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

RALEIGH

North Carolina

DEVENDRA SHRIVASTAVA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL GERSCH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

ELVIRA LORIA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

BRISTOL

Tennessee

ABRAHAM PAYKAR M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

LANCASTER

California

RICARDO MANNING PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled55

BROOKLYN

New York

JOEL TOPF MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

DETROIT

Michigan

BOUTROS SAWAYA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOAQUIN MENDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

HABIB BAHAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

KILLEEN

Texas

HENRY REED M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

SALINA

Kansas

JON HIMES MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

MARQUETTE

Michigan

JENNIFER BALA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

BRADENTON

Florida

BAYINNAH SHABAZZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

GLEN BURNIE

Maryland

RYAN GRIFFITHS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

MCMINNVILLE

Oregon

MARK SHERMER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JAMES STERRETT MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

NAPLES

Florida

RUTH MUNDY CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled55

CLEVELAND

Ohio

ASIF SULTAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee