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Prescriber Checkup » DIOVAN HCT

DIOVAN HCT

Treats high blood pressure. A lower blood pressure can reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is a combination of an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and a thiazide diuretic (water pill). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

4M
Medicare Part D Claims
$614M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 457,624 $69M
New York 364,952 $57.1M
Florida 302,256 $45.9M
Texas 281,324 $45.5M
Pennsylvania 237,673 $35.5M
New Jersey 189,622 $31.2M
Illinois 158,223 $24.8M
Georgia 147,201 $20.7M
Ohio 141,683 $23.4M
North Carolina 140,875 $19.7M
Tennessee 102,121 $14.6M
South Carolina 101,211 $14.3M
Virginia 98,486 $15.1M
Mississippi 95,927 $11.9M
Louisiana 95,838 $13.1M
Puerto Rico 80,364 $10.2M
Alabama 79,236 $10.8M
Indiana 75,881 $12.2M
Kentucky 69,017 $10.2M
Missouri 66,341 $9.46M
Arkansas 60,250 $7.78M
Oklahoma 49,394 $8.3M
Connecticut 47,418 $8.36M
Maryland 46,493 $8.88M
Michigan 46,305 $8.1M
Wisconsin 42,455 $6.89M
Arizona 41,498 $7.57M
Massachusetts 35,703 $6.17M
Iowa 34,827 $4.81M
West Virginia 32,172 $4.8M
Minnesota 30,642 $5.71M
Kansas 27,787 $4.11M
Washington 22,203 $3.75M
Nebraska 21,436 $2.91M
Colorado 20,982 $3.63M
Oregon 17,084 $2.96M
Rhode Island 15,592 $2.17M
Utah 14,427 $2.54M
Hawaii 13,410 $1.96M
Nevada 13,264 $2.25M
New Mexico 13,021 $2.21M
Idaho 11,588 $1.79M
Delaware 11,036 $2.28M
New Hampshire 8,616 $1.49M
South Dakota 8,548 $1.24M
Maine 8,126 $1.59M
Montana 7,464 $1.14M
North Dakota 7,029 $1.12M
District of Columbia 6,399 $961K
Wyoming 3,910 $605K
Alaska 3,837 $577K
Vermont 3,702 $646K
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 DIOVAN HCT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEVE GIALDE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAK GROVE

Missouri

NADIFA ALI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORWICH

New York

ZOVA LIU

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLUSHING

New York

BERNHARD BRIJBAG D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ALEXANDER CHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

MICHAEL BRISTOW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDRIA

Minnesota

MICHAEL WALTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARLINGTON

Ohio

EDWARD KERSH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

BHUVANA MUTHUSWAMY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

ANTON KEMPS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHERRY HILL

New Jersey

JAMES CUNNAR

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

KEITH KASSABIAN

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOHN BRENNAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOMERSET

Pennsylvania

ROBERT FULOP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STATEN ISLAND

New York

LAKSHMANRAO BHANDARU M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

TOLEDO

Ohio

STEPHEN SUSS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Georgia

LISA COLUMBIA M.D.

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ERIC DICHSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TOMAHAWK

Wisconsin

SANA CHAUDHRY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAMBURG

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM DIGIACOMO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

UNION

New Jersey

KYONG KO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHAPARRAL

New Mexico

WILLIAM SESSIONS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORANGE PARK

Florida

MAGED AMINE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

TOMBALL

Texas

BJORN RINGSTAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH HAVEN

Connecticut

XIAOXI HU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York