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Prescriber Checkup » POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

12.4M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 22 of 3238

$379M
Retail Cost

Rank: 57 of 3238

2,515,743
Patients

Rank: 29 of 3238

334,837
Prescribers

Rank: 40 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 203,011 911,600 $27.5M
California 181,139 817,517 $23.8M
Florida 188,149 813,939 $23.3M
Ohio 120,386 583,969 $19.6M
Pennsylvania 106,611 560,660 $16.3M
North Carolina 97,504 507,090 $15M
Illinois 97,549 475,344 $14.5M
New York 99,705 458,064 $13.5M
Tennessee 89,710 453,455 $13.1M
Missouri 78,044 429,100 $13M
Georgia 80,465 404,461 $10.6M
Michigan 96,176 395,276 $14M
Alabama 68,184 344,567 $9.39M
Kentucky 60,142 320,441 $9.48M
Indiana 64,533 306,656 $11.2M
Arkansas 51,284 293,388 $8.4M
Louisiana 54,413 281,123 $7.25M
Wisconsin 54,084 272,675 $9.73M
Mississippi 46,974 255,748 $6.43M
Oklahoma 51,888 254,751 $8.09M
Iowa 42,454 246,577 $8.25M
Washington 50,886 242,492 $8.05M
Virginia 49,042 228,299 $7.53M
Minnesota 45,123 213,456 $7.67M
New Jersey 48,185 211,847 $5.89M
Kansas 37,454 208,304 $7.08M
Arizona 51,547 192,245 $6.16M
South Carolina 38,575 182,749 $5.27M
Oregon 37,871 177,118 $5.97M
Massachusetts 27,511 147,732 $4.82M
Nebraska 22,505 131,714 $4.03M
West Virginia 23,247 122,580 $3.9M
Colorado 26,773 121,198 $3.91M
Maryland 24,230 98,597 $3.13M
Connecticut 15,796 80,138 $2.36M
Utah 18,270 77,639 $2.56M
Idaho 15,285 74,687 $2.53M
Nevada 19,191 74,341 $2.26M
North Dakota 10,629 60,526 $1.95M
South Dakota 10,512 59,212 $1.97M
Montana 11,190 58,629 $2.05M
New Mexico 13,902 54,543 $1.66M
Maine 7,176 33,521 $1.21M
Hawaii 5,725 25,373 $714K
New Hampshire 5,329 24,897 $969K
Wyoming 4,433 23,677 $768K
Rhode Island 3,769 19,005 $548K
Delaware 4,744 16,640 $588K
Vermont 3,051 14,400 $532K
Alaska 1,873 8,617 $249K
District of Columbia 2,008 8,573 $214K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled4,245

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled3,999

CULLMAN

Alabama

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,409

TEXARKANA

Texas

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,201

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,032

AMARILLO

Texas

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,778

TROUP

Texas

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,653

TUCKER

Georgia

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,548

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,350

DUBLIN

Georgia

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,343

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,294

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,229

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,142

FORT WORTH

Texas

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,102

DUNEDIN

Florida

MICHAEL DUPUIS M. D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,994

PENSACOLA

Florida

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,928

HICKORY

North Carolina

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,920

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,895

WOODLAWN

Virginia

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,883

WESTLAND

Michigan

MALCOLM BROWN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,835

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

THOMAS DAHLBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,814

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,813

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,775

WESTON

Massachusetts

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,761

HOPE

Arkansas

HOSAM KAMEL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,759

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas