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MICARDIS 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 diuretic (water pill). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

365K
Medicare Part D Claims
$57.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 54,889 $6.91M
California 37,139 $4.91M
Florida 33,875 $4.61M
Texas 28,167 $4.12M
North Carolina 23,270 $2.98M
Pennsylvania 20,180 $2.82M
New Jersey 18,046 $2.57M
Georgia 16,770 $2.14M
Illinois 13,487 $1.91M
Alabama 11,670 $1.44M
Tennessee 11,573 $1.57M
Missouri 10,665 $1.4M
Virginia 10,644 $1.51M
South Carolina 10,191 $1.28M
Louisiana 10,125 $1.26M
Ohio 7,820 $1.17M
Washington 7,708 $1.18M
Indiana 7,624 $1.12M
Mississippi 7,007 $841K
Kentucky 6,633 $871K
Kansas 6,300 $882K
Michigan 6,152 $1.05M
Puerto Rico 4,903 $548K
Maryland 4,768 $825K
West Virginia 4,666 $678K
Oklahoma 4,493 $645K
Arkansas 4,307 $523K
Oregon 4,220 $627K
Nebraska 3,567 $455K
Wisconsin 3,257 $477K
Connecticut 3,254 $473K
Idaho 2,630 $350K
Iowa 2,532 $333K
Utah 2,478 $371K
Arizona 2,198 $349K
Nevada 1,738 $267K
Hawaii 1,641 $239K
Colorado 1,428 $219K
Rhode Island 1,182 $146K
Massachusetts 1,172 $163K
Minnesota 1,080 $201K
South Dakota 986 $127K
Delaware 895 $159K
New Hampshire 782 $132K
Maine 775 $136K
District of Columbia 696 $94.8K
Montana 688 $104K
North Dakota 592 $86K
New Mexico 521 $81.9K
Wyoming 454 $70.3K
Alaska 326 $53.9K
Vermont 246 $46K
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 MICARDIS HCT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled186

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled184

BROOKLYN

New York

JAI RHEE

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled183

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

GERARDO POLANCO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled180

MIAMI

Florida

KLARA FRADLIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

BROOKLYN

New York

CHIN SHUN SHIH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled175

MONTEREY PARK

California

MAX CHIOU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

ALHAMBRA

California

JESUS MENENDEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled169

MIAMI

Florida

ZALMAN STAROSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

BROOKLYN

New York

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled167

NEW YORK

New York

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS VASQUEZ PAC

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled162

NEW YORK

New York

JAMES HIGGINS M.D.

Claims Filled160

TULSA

Oklahoma

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

BROOKLYN

New York

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled158

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MARTHA VALDIVIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled158

NEW YORK

New York

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled158

BRONX

New York

LUIS ANDUX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled158

MIAMI

Florida

DARIO CASTELLANOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

BRONX

New York

NOUNEH DANIELYAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled156

LOS ANGELES

California

EDUARDO PIGNANELLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

NEW YORK

New York

ZOYA VERNIKOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled150

BROOKLYN

New York

IGOR ZAKHAROV DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

BROOKLYN

New York

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled149

LOS ANGELES

California

AJITH KARAYIL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

BRONX

New York