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SENSIPAR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

738K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 281 of 3238

$611M
Retail Cost

Rank: 31 of 3238

117,921
Patients

Rank: 365 of 3238

33,190
Prescribers

Rank: 471 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 14,633 87,368 $74.1M
Texas 10,231 56,772 $49.5M
New York 8,394 52,253 $42.5M
Florida 8,452 51,511 $41.5M
Georgia 5,979 37,403 $31.1M
Pennsylvania 5,482 34,667 $27.3M
North Carolina 4,861 31,000 $25.2M
Illinois 4,565 27,810 $23.3M
Ohio 3,895 24,334 $19M
New Jersey 3,885 23,223 $19.3M
Michigan 3,877 23,035 $19.8M
Tennessee 3,575 21,151 $17.4M
Virginia 3,310 19,812 $16.7M
Alabama 2,854 18,481 $16M
Louisiana 2,858 17,961 $14.2M
Maryland 2,580 15,798 $13.6M
Indiana 2,641 15,789 $13.1M
South Carolina 2,433 14,611 $12.2M
Missouri 2,020 12,118 $9.28M
Mississippi 1,871 12,056 $10.8M
Massachusetts 1,848 11,659 $9.73M
Washington 1,685 10,754 $9.07M
Wisconsin 1,557 10,099 $7.91M
Arizona 1,793 9,288 $7.59M
Connecticut 1,274 8,672 $6.91M
Kentucky 1,447 8,649 $6.88M
Arkansas 1,015 6,637 $5.33M
Colorado 1,075 6,242 $4.86M
Oklahoma 1,165 6,210 $5.59M
Minnesota 949 6,046 $5.2M
Oregon 912 5,590 $4.74M
Nevada 986 5,440 $4.55M
Kansas 720 4,869 $3.9M
Hawaii 900 4,678 $3.97M
Iowa 626 4,166 $2.96M
District of Columbia 739 4,026 $3.81M
West Virginia 723 3,878 $3.44M
Idaho 455 2,745 $1.91M
New Mexico 525 2,504 $2.1M
Delaware 471 2,496 $2.21M
Nebraska 329 2,160 $1.57M
Utah 323 1,740 $1.37M
Rhode Island 250 1,720 $1.29M
Maine 277 1,630 $1.74M
South Dakota 223 1,541 $1.04M
Alaska 160 1,183 $830K
New Hampshire 193 1,088 $979K
Montana 119 755 $475K
North Dakota 139 728 $559K
Vermont 105 651 $499K
Wyoming 48 307 $239K
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 SENSIPAR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DIRK BERRY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled818

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

MUTHUSWAMI RAMACHANDRAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled628

LOXAHATCHEE

Florida

BERNARD AZER D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled608

LOS ALAMITOS

California

CATHERINE CORRIGAN ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled586

RIDGEWOOD

New York

ALLAN TURNER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled572

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

JORGE DIEGO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled547

MIAMI

Florida

ANWAR AL-HAIDARY

Nephrology

Claims Filled543

WILSON

North Carolina

HAROLD BAER M.D. FACP

Nephrology

Claims Filled528

BAKERSFIELD

California

SHIRISH JOGLEKAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled517

JACKSON

Tennessee

WILLIAM MCGUFFIN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled501

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

YUDH GUPTA DR.

Nephrology

Claims Filled489

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

BONIFACE TUBIE M.D.

Claims Filled483

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

HUGH WILLIAMS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled480

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

BHAJAN DARA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled475

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ZHIQIANG ZHANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled471

DUBLIN

Georgia

JAYESH SHAH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled465

TAMPA

Florida

RAFAEL ESQUENAZI MD FACP FASN

Nephrology

Claims Filled455

HOUSTON

Texas

JOHN LEE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled454

TUPELO

Mississippi

NAWAR MANSOUR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled450

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MUFID OTHMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled439

MACON

Georgia

UMA KUMAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled437

STOCKBRIDGE

Georgia

KAMLESH GUPTA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled435

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

KENNETH ABREO MBBS

Nephrology

Claims Filled432

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

MELANIE HALVORSON M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled429

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

VENKATESWARARAO ALLA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled429

MOLINE

Illinois