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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
BIENVENIDO FAJARDO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled613

NEW YORK

New York

ANAHIT BLIKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled610

LOS ANGELES

California

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled610

LOS ANGELES

California

CYRIAC MADATHIKUNNEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled603

SELMA

Alabama

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled602

BROOKLYN

New York

SIMA MUSTER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled601

BROOKLYN

New York

JUAN QUINTANA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled600

MIAMI SHORES

Florida

AKSHAY PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled593

LAKEWOOD

New Jersey

MICHAEL BAKER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled592

ROLLING FORK

Mississippi

DARIO CASTELLANOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled590

BRONX

New York

ASYA BENIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled583

BROOKLYN

New York

JANE KAUFFMAN M,D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled583

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

INNA INOYATOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled578

BROOKLYN

New York

JIAN WEI ZHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled578

NEW YORK

New York

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled577

PALMDALE

California

FRANCISCO GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled577

UNION CITY

New Jersey

GEVORK MAISSIAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled576

GLENDALE

California

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled573

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN DESUEZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled566

PATERSON

New Jersey

WEI LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled566

NEW YORK

New York

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled566

TARZANA

California

JACQUELINE CARRUTHERS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled566

HOUSTON

Texas

VALERY SHULMAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled566

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled558

GARDEN GROVE

California

XIAOGUANG HUANG M.D., PHD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled558

OAKLAND

California