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BENICAR HCT

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

961K
Medicare Part D Claims
$162M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 96,771 $15.6M
California 94,914 $15.3M
New York 74,168 $11.9M
Texas 71,957 $12.8M
Pennsylvania 67,062 $11M
New Jersey 38,135 $7.23M
Georgia 38,067 $5.76M
Illinois 36,716 $6.6M
North Carolina 30,130 $4.59M
Ohio 29,915 $5.25M
Louisiana 26,087 $3.78M
Mississippi 22,097 $3.04M
Tennessee 20,503 $3.33M
Michigan 20,218 $4.24M
Missouri 20,045 $3.16M
South Carolina 18,933 $3.02M
Indiana 18,048 $3.28M
Virginia 17,460 $2.95M
Connecticut 16,777 $3.4M
Alabama 16,297 $2.43M
Arkansas 13,932 $1.98M
Arizona 13,738 $2.68M
Kentucky 13,310 $2.29M
Oklahoma 12,433 $2.24M
Maryland 11,853 $2.45M
West Virginia 10,956 $1.79M
Washington 10,700 $2.02M
Oregon 10,044 $1.81M
Wisconsin 7,693 $1.34M
Kansas 7,556 $1.28M
Iowa 7,376 $1.16M
Colorado 7,135 $1.34M
Nebraska 6,947 $1.07M
Utah 6,194 $1.07M
Massachusetts 6,153 $1.16M
Nevada 6,049 $1.12M
Hawaii 4,230 $736K
New Mexico 3,779 $728K
Minnesota 3,507 $727K
Idaho 3,434 $585K
Rhode Island 3,382 $540K
Maine 2,299 $486K
Delaware 2,289 $505K
Montana 2,007 $331K
South Dakota 2,004 $318K
North Dakota 1,728 $303K
Wyoming 1,548 $269K
District of Columbia 1,403 $250K
Vermont 1,218 $227K
New Hampshire 1,173 $221K
Alaska 454 $98.1K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for BENICAR HCT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KYU WANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

FORT LEE

New Jersey

MATTHEW MEYER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEDFORD

Pennsylvania

OSWALDO SANDOVAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

ANTHONY LACORTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GAP

Pennsylvania

SANDRA JONES-GORDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

TROY MURPHY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAVANNAH

Georgia

JOHN BIGGS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Mississippi

NICOLAS DELAPENA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

MERCED

California

DANIEL ALTMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TURNERSVILLE

New Jersey

ROBERT WOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

GABRIEL ZEVALLOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MCCOMB

Mississippi

DAVID HAGA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADISON HEIGHTS

Virginia

GOPAL MADHAV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

JOHN GRAVINO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCE

Kansas

BELARMINO NUNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

BALJEET SIDHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California

JEFFRY WAHL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARMONY

Pennsylvania

IQBAL SORATHIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTHAMPTON

Pennsylvania

STANLEY DEFEHR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

BARTLESVILLE

Oklahoma

MARK GOTTRON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

IRWIN

Pennsylvania

MAC BOWMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

AUGUSTA

Georgia

THAI TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

MANUEL MORLOTE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

AMY GOLDFADEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

KERRY WELCH MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMERICAN FORK

Utah