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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
JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled723

WALNUT

California

AMADO VIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled721

HIALEAH

Florida

RODOLFO GUZMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled721

BRONX

New York

NATALIA BLACK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled712

CARMICHAEL

California

SEON WHANG

Rheumatology

Claims Filled709

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled705

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

NGHIA PHAN M.D.

Claims Filled703

UPPER DARBY

Pennsylvania

LARRY NEUMAN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled702

NEW YORK

New York

MANUEL FIGUEROA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled700

LOS ANGELES

California

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled695

LOS ANGELES

California

NICHOLAS TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled690

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled674

HONOLULU

Hawaii

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled667

BROOKLYN

New York

PAVEL POLSKIY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled664

CARMICHAEL

California

AJIT KHAIRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled660

FRESNO

California

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled650

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

GALINA VAYNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled647

ATLANTA

Georgia

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled644

LOS ANGELES

California

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled641

HIALEAH

Florida

GEORGE PIZARRO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled638

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT HA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled637

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

CHARLES HERNANDEZ DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled631

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

RICHARD JOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled627

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

JOSE MUNIN MD

Claims Filled626

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

JUAN ALMAGUER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled617

LOS ANGELES

California