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POTASSIUM CITRATE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

101K
Medicare Part D Claims
$23.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 16,395 $2.2M
Florida 15,134 $1.72M
New York 14,966 $1.79M
Pennsylvania 13,542 $1.63M
Texas 10,502 $1.2M
Ohio 9,988 $1.35M
North Carolina 9,088 $1.07M
Illinois 8,981 $1.07M
Missouri 5,156 $579K
New Jersey 4,876 $684K
Georgia 4,620 $514K
Arizona 4,556 $563K
Wisconsin 4,422 $515K
Louisiana 4,381 $450K
Tennessee 4,294 $447K
Massachusetts 4,271 $526K
Michigan 4,213 $552K
Kentucky 3,799 $396K
Virginia 3,526 $438K
Oregon 3,498 $432K
Minnesota 3,412 $409K
Washington 3,278 $410K
Indiana 3,143 $389K
Iowa 2,849 $300K
South Carolina 2,746 $297K
Colorado 2,734 $349K
Oklahoma 2,222 $228K
Mississippi 2,210 $208K
Kansas 2,181 $238K
Arkansas 2,074 $195K
Maryland 2,064 $280K
Connecticut 1,931 $252K
Alabama 1,882 $199K
Nebraska 1,865 $197K
Hawaii 1,800 $222K
West Virginia 1,582 $160K
Utah 1,535 $157K
Nevada 1,305 $119K
New Mexico 1,153 $118K
Idaho 1,061 $131K
Puerto Rico 971 $46.4K
Maine 957 $121K
Rhode Island 811 $87.4K
New Hampshire 798 $91.5K
Montana 737 $90K
South Dakota 597 $68K
Vermont 519 $66K
Delaware 506 $76.5K
North Dakota 438 $56K
Wyoming 345 $39.6K
District of Columbia 156 $19.6K
Alaska 114 $16.5K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for POTASSIUM CITRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN FRANZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled134

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JOHN KABALIN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled134

SCOTTSBLUFF

Nebraska

CLAUDE WORKMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled134

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

STUART BOWERS MD

Urology

Claims Filled133

COLUMBUS

Ohio

CHRISTOPHER STIFF MD

Urology

Claims Filled132

ALLIANCE

Ohio

HAZEM EL-DROUBI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled131

ROCKINGHAM

North Carolina

TIMOTHY AVERCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled131

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

SANFORD LURIA MD

Urology

Claims Filled125

CLEVELAND

Ohio

CHRISTOPHER LAWLEY DO

Urology

Claims Filled124

WILMINGTON

Ohio

RICHARD CHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled124

NEW YORK

New York

LOUIS GLASS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled124

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

ROBERT GRAVES MD

Urology

Claims Filled122

SIDNEY

Nebraska

TERRENCE REGAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled122

PALM COAST

Florida

ROBERT KAHN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled121

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARGARET PEARLE MD PHD

Urology

Claims Filled121

DALLAS

Texas

CHRISTOPHER DUESMAN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled119

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

GORDON CASTLEBERRY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled118

STARKVILLE

Mississippi

KSENIJA STEFANOVIC MD

Urology

Claims Filled116

SEATTLE

Washington

RAUL SOSA MD

Urology

Claims Filled114

NEW YORK

New York

MICHAEL RITTENBERG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled108

KINGSTON

Pennsylvania

FELIX SHEPARD MD

Urology

Claims Filled108

NORTON

Virginia

SANJAY RAMAKUMAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled108

TUCSON

Arizona

JOHN MHOON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled107

SALEM

Oregon

TOD FUSIA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled105

TAMPA

Florida

RICHARD HUGHES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled104

KINSTON

North Carolina