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Prescriber Checkup » POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

11.2M
Medicare Part D Claims
$357M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 783,668 $24.6M
California 738,829 $22.1M
Florida 722,921 $21.4M
Ohio 516,446 $18.5M
Pennsylvania 507,348 $15.4M
North Carolina 452,359 $13.9M
Illinois 450,326 $14.2M
Tennessee 401,105 $12.3M
Missouri 392,953 $12.4M
New York 388,179 $11.9M
Georgia 372,957 $10M
Michigan 325,732 $12.1M
Alabama 300,718 $8.03M
Kentucky 298,364 $9.25M
Arkansas 274,290 $8.21M
Indiana 272,006 $10.6M
Louisiana 263,700 $6.93M
Wisconsin 253,095 $9.16M
Mississippi 251,868 $6.45M
Oklahoma 245,593 $8.01M
Washington 227,074 $8.14M
Iowa 225,369 $7.76M
Virginia 211,781 $7.34M
Minnesota 203,412 $7.33M
Kansas 195,520 $6.91M
New Jersey 186,269 $5.58M
South Carolina 179,807 $5.3M
Arizona 177,875 $5.86M
Oregon 169,169 $5.89M
Nebraska 124,787 $3.86M
Massachusetts 118,639 $4.33M
West Virginia 115,965 $3.98M
Colorado 115,708 $3.88M
Maryland 84,514 $2.83M
Utah 72,906 $2.55M
Idaho 70,826 $2.61M
Connecticut 69,599 $2.31M
Nevada 69,509 $2.1M
New Mexico 57,524 $1.73M
Montana 55,001 $2.08M
South Dakota 55,000 $1.9M
North Dakota 53,839 $1.77M
Maine 31,238 $1.22M
Hawaii 25,027 $675K
Wyoming 23,117 $823K
New Hampshire 22,661 $1.03M
Rhode Island 15,899 $510K
Vermont 14,503 $567K
Delaware 13,755 $446K
Alaska 7,779 $255K
District of Columbia 7,029 $173K
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 POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,821

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

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

General Practice

Claims Filled2,811

CULLMAN

Alabama

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,513

TEXARKANA

Texas

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,398

TROUP

Texas

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,378

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,186

AMARILLO

Texas

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,072

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,058

FORT WORTH

Texas

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,037

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,036

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,910

LORAIN

Ohio

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,826

DUBLIN

Georgia

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,766

TUCKER

Georgia

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,746

DUNEDIN

Florida

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,724

ONEIDA

Tennessee

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,671

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,620

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,590

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,573

HICKORY

North Carolina

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,558

WESTLAND

Michigan

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,537

HOPE

Arkansas

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,499

HAYTI

Missouri

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,492

CALHOUN

Georgia

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,469

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,419

SMYRNA

Georgia