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Prescriber Checkup » CHLORTHALIDONE

CHLORTHALIDONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

950K
Medicare Part D Claims
$16.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 89,225 $1.41M
New York 80,274 $1.32M
Florida 52,586 $888K
North Carolina 44,540 $736K
Pennsylvania 40,084 $620K
Georgia 34,457 $529K
Texas 33,462 $605K
Ohio 32,505 $570K
Illinois 32,307 $588K
Massachusetts 31,206 $488K
Michigan 28,490 $548K
Virginia 27,341 $490K
Minnesota 26,438 $545K
Missouri 26,256 $430K
Tennessee 25,342 $423K
Washington 25,083 $483K
Alabama 22,886 $352K
South Carolina 22,728 $363K
Wisconsin 21,217 $414K
Oregon 20,772 $353K
New Jersey 17,840 $328K
Indiana 17,679 $308K
Kentucky 17,350 $282K
Mississippi 14,505 $231K
Connecticut 13,792 $245K
Louisiana 13,665 $224K
Iowa 13,100 $221K
Arkansas 10,151 $163K
Arizona 9,957 $188K
Oklahoma 9,908 $183K
Colorado 9,631 $171K
Maryland 8,534 $162K
Kansas 8,434 $147K
Rhode Island 7,903 $116K
Nebraska 6,880 $116K
Maine 6,032 $123K
New Mexico 5,140 $84.5K
Idaho 5,113 $102K
Utah 5,079 $103K
West Virginia 4,779 $83.9K
Montana 4,347 $78.4K
Nevada 4,253 $72.9K
New Hampshire 4,089 $75.6K
Vermont 3,551 $76.3K
Hawaii 2,859 $42.6K
South Dakota 2,248 $37.5K
District of Columbia 1,851 $28.5K
North Dakota 1,655 $31.7K
Delaware 1,374 $31.2K
Wyoming 982 $20.7K
Alaska 609 $11.6K
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 CHLORTHALIDONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

HIALEAH

Florida

NESTOR FRONTERA-TACORONTE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled267

GUANICA

Puerto Rico

NII TETTEH ADDY D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled267

CARLSBAD

New Mexico

KENNETH KRONLUND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

UCHE IHEME M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

BEDFORD

Ohio

YONGKYU HWANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

FLUSHING

New York

DOUGLAS BREWER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

WILSON

North Carolina

JEFFREY RIPPERDA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled264

MURPHYSBORO

Illinois

DAVID JUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled264

HILO

Hawaii

FELICIA CARR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled262

SAVANNAH

Georgia

DOUGLAS KELLING M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

CONCORD

North Carolina

JOHN SCHNEEWEIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled260

LEOMINSTER

Massachusetts

BYRON NELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

CENTRE

Alabama

JOSEPH STUBBS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

ALBANY

Georgia

TIMOTHY IVEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

CHEMPARATHY MANUEL M.D

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled256

OAKDALE

Louisiana

JOSEPH WILLIAMS M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL MOORE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

BESSEMER

Alabama

ALBERTO CHAVIRA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled255

SAN MARCOS

California

SCOTT NELSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled248

ARCADIA

California

THOMAS MURPHY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled246

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

CHARLES MCCOY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled246

EAST PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

WILLIAM WRIGHT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

GORDON HANDELSMAN M.D>

Family Medicine

Claims Filled245

MUNHALL

Pennsylvania

SUSAN FANTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled244

YANKTON

South Dakota