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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
JAIME ESTRADA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled556

CALEXICO

California

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled555

LOS ANGELES

California

MINAS KOCHUMIAN M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled555

NORTHRIDGE

California

ZARINE TER-POGHOSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled553

BURBANK

California

ELISCER GUZMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled552

NEW YORK

New York

JOSE BAUTISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

SANGER

California

ELENA CHETVER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

ENRIQUE HUERTAS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled548

MIAMI

Florida

HECTOR FLORENTINO

Specialist

Claims Filled547

UNION CITY

New Jersey

VLADIMIR SMIRNOV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled547

BROOKLYN

New York

CHING-YIN LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled545

NEW YORK

New York

TOM YEH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled545

ROSEMEAD

California

LUDMILA GUDZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled540

UNION

New Jersey

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled539

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CHRIS LEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled538

ROWLAND HEIGHTS

California

PYOUNG KWON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled536

LOS ANGELES

California

ABRAM STARR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled536

CHICAGO

Illinois

JORGE ALVARADO-RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled535

NEW YORK

New York

IBIKUNLE OJEBUOBOH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled534

JACKSONVILLE

North Carolina

YASEEN ODEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled533

CHICAGO

Illinois

RAMON CARRILLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled533

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TONY ABBASSI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled532

MIAMI

Florida

JONATHAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled531

LONG BEACH

California

SCOTT WOLFE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled530

NATCHEZ

Mississippi

DAN TRAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled530

ROSEMEAD

California