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Prescriber Checkup » BISOPROLOL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

BISOPROLOL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Treats high blood pressure. Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of strokes and heart attacks. This medicine is a combination of a beta blocker and a diuretic (water pill). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

710K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 56,872 $730K
Florida 55,520 $701K
Georgia 52,718 $621K
Ohio 51,689 $653K
New York 50,215 $705K
Pennsylvania 45,297 $628K
North Carolina 43,700 $579K
Alabama 38,382 $393K
Illinois 32,939 $421K
Puerto Rico 31,225 $233K
California 26,711 $375K
Indiana 26,599 $364K
Tennessee 25,241 $301K
Virginia 23,579 $333K
Missouri 22,295 $276K
Kentucky 22,242 $268K
South Carolina 21,044 $257K
Michigan 20,142 $308K
New Jersey 19,002 $298K
Mississippi 17,371 $176K
Louisiana 16,650 $173K
Arkansas 15,577 $160K
Iowa 15,128 $151K
Oklahoma 15,064 $211K
Kansas 11,843 $149K
Wisconsin 11,681 $171K
Nebraska 11,416 $124K
Washington 9,344 $127K
Arizona 8,393 $120K
West Virginia 8,261 $92.8K
Maryland 7,953 $135K
Rhode Island 7,052 $78.1K
Massachusetts 6,490 $85.5K
Idaho 6,374 $89.2K
Colorado 6,350 $82.1K
Oregon 6,264 $73.7K
Utah 5,525 $71.9K
Nevada 5,289 $66K
Minnesota 4,784 $56.3K
Connecticut 4,607 $67.7K
North Dakota 3,460 $46.6K
Hawaii 3,200 $58.3K
Delaware 2,878 $48.5K
Montana 2,247 $29.5K
New Hampshire 2,129 $34.1K
South Dakota 2,085 $24K
Maine 2,064 $37.2K
New Mexico 1,769 $26.4K
Vermont 1,227 $19K
Wyoming 813 $10.9K
Alaska 537 $7,553
District of Columbia 217 $3,384
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 BISOPROLOL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES HALL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled933

UNION CITY

Tennessee

DAVID CASTELLONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled894

SUMMERVILLE

South Carolina

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled803

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOSE SOTO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled703

HOUSTON

Texas

DANIEL CROCKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled685

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

EDWARD CARLOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled675

MOBILE

Alabama

RAYMOND COLEMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled640

PHILA

Pennsylvania

ERIC SOLLARS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled619

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

ROGER STRUNK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled538

FRANKFORT

Kentucky

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled522

BROOKLYN

New York

CHING-YIN LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled522

NEW YORK

New York

JOSEPH CHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled519

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEPH THOMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled505

VALDOSTA

Georgia

WALTER PINSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled492

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

MIKE CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled483

HUEYTOWN

Alabama

LAWRENCE CURRY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled475

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

CHARLES HENSLEIGH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled473

ASHLAND

Alabama

STANLEY SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled453

NEWNAN

Georgia

RICARDO SANTAYANA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled437

TAMPA

Florida

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled435

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

HARRY FRONISTA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled423

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

WILLIAM YOUNG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled422

HICKORY

North Carolina

CHARLES CROSS MD

Claims Filled401

JASPER

Alabama

GANESH KINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled400

CONYERS

Georgia

GAYNEL TAYLOR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled398

DOTHAN

Alabama