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Prescriber Checkup » BENICAR HCT

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
KUMAR RAMDAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

ROZALIYA OSTROVSKAYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

BROOKLYN

New York

TAO DUONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled198

WESTMINSTER

California

ZALMAN STAROSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled197

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSE BARAHONA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

EL PASO

Texas

RAJAMANIKKAM ANANDARAJAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

EDDIE LIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MICHAEL SAMPOGNARO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled191

MONROE

Louisiana

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

LOS ANGELES

California

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled191

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

IRINA PAPIROVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

MAYFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled189

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES AMPADU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled189

EAST SAINT LOUIS

Illinois

JOSEPH QUINTANA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled185

EL PASO

Texas

MARK GELFAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

BROOKLYN

New York

ATIF ALAZIZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled184

TARZANA

California

NORA TEE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

ALHAMBRA

California

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JORGE GOMEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled183

HILEAH

Florida

PETER KIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

ANNANDALE

Virginia

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

MIAMI

Florida

ALLAN LARCENA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

SLIDELL

Louisiana

ABRHAM TEKOLA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

CARMICHAEL

California

JAMES WANG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

LOS ANGELES

California

PATRICK MCANDREW D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled178

VANDLING

Pennsylvania