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CALCIUM ACETATE

Used to treat hyperphosphatemia (too much phosphate in the blood) in patients with end stage kidney disease who are on dialysis. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

649K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 301 of 3362

$87.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 261 of 3362

146,792
Patients

Rank: 350 of 3362

51,326
Prescribers

Rank: 404 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 17,263 77,565 $10M
Texas 14,934 58,685 $9.68M
Pennsylvania 9,249 43,415 $5.02M
New York 9,149 40,940 $4.63M
Florida 9,709 40,880 $5.49M
Ohio 6,834 29,871 $3.87M
Georgia 5,821 25,855 $3.62M
North Carolina 5,509 25,333 $3.69M
Illinois 5,511 24,042 $2.98M
Michigan 5,641 22,506 $3.13M
New Jersey 4,354 17,862 $2.19M
Tennessee 3,562 14,447 $1.93M
South Carolina 3,276 13,814 $2.01M
Maryland 3,154 12,966 $1.81M
Minnesota 2,494 11,461 $1.61M
Virginia 2,768 11,032 $1.62M
Alabama 2,662 10,797 $1.85M
Arizona 2,538 10,409 $1.36M
Missouri 2,356 10,350 $1.3M
Massachusetts 2,325 10,293 $1.21M
Indiana 2,434 10,055 $1.34M
Kentucky 2,380 10,054 $1.3M
Louisiana 2,369 9,545 $1.48M
Mississippi 2,096 9,450 $1.46M
Wisconsin 1,666 7,631 $895K
Washington 1,747 7,345 $925K
Oklahoma 1,623 6,522 $1.16M
Oregon 1,458 6,037 $868K
Arkansas 1,328 5,709 $749K
Connecticut 1,223 5,679 $753K
Colorado 1,368 5,378 $736K
Kansas 1,167 5,276 $678K
Iowa 961 4,389 $456K
Hawaii 877 3,921 $535K
New Mexico 1,056 3,821 $518K
West Virginia 848 3,403 $413K
Nevada 792 3,267 $403K
District of Columbia 609 2,356 $330K
Delaware 718 2,271 $371K
Nebraska 445 2,073 $225K
North Dakota 431 1,719 $219K
South Dakota 382 1,705 $220K
Alaska 183 1,599 $124K
Idaho 337 1,432 $174K
Maine 356 1,361 $202K
Rhode Island 299 1,320 $133K
Montana 282 1,236 $158K
New Hampshire 291 1,027 $147K
Utah 185 606 $78.9K
Vermont 88 311 $40.5K
Wyoming 45 155 $20.1K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 CALCIUM ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HERIBERTO MORALES M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled60

SAN JUAN

RAMESH LAKHRAM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled63

CHRISTIANSTED

Virgin Islands

WISHBURNE HUNTE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled60

ST THOMAS

Virgin Islands

TASNIM KHAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled79

CHRISTIANSTED

Virgin Islands

ANTONIO DIAZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

GERARDO MEDINA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled72

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ANA RIVERA DE LA VEGA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled65

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO TORRE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled75

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

EFRAIN FLORES DE HOSTOS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled57

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

JUMANA ABUOMAR M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled90

HATO REY

Puerto Rico

LOURDES PENA-DE LA VEGA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled181

MANATI

Puerto Rico

LUIS SANMIGUEL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled65

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

FRANCIS VAZQUEZ ROURA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled83

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MILTON GARCIA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled102

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO LEBRON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled86

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL BAQUERO M.D

Nephrology

Claims Filled59

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ANGEL SANCHEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled118

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

LILLIAN BORREGO CONDE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled127

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

VICTOR FLORES CHEVEREZ M.D.

Nephrology Specialist/Technologist

Claims Filled79

CONDADO

Puerto Rico

LISANDRO MONTALVO BURKE

Nephrology

Claims Filled128

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

DENNIS NEGRON M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled107

MANATI

Puerto Rico

CESAR RIVERA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled86

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

LILLIAN PADILLA COSTOSO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled190

MANATI

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM JORGE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled136

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

AVID MUNIZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled75

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico