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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
STEVEN GOLDSTEIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled242

CLARKSVILLE

Indiana

HOWARD MCMAHAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

OCILLA

Georgia

BULENT ATAC MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

BRONX

New York

ROBERT MCKINNEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

LAWRENCE KANTER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled241

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

TOMAS SEVILLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled240

LOS ANGELES

California

LEAMON TORRENCE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

SPRINGHILL

Louisiana

JAMES HOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

CHARLES WITTNAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

BILLINGS

Montana

FREDRICK RUSSO MD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

PORTER RANCH

California

JAMES GREENE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled236

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

SONJI BOYD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled236

CLEVELAND

Ohio

RICHARD GREENE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

ERNESTO LOPEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled235

NEW YORK

New York

JAMES GOODRICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN CHAMBERLAIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

ROCHESTER

New York

MICHAEL FARRAR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled232

NORTH KANSAS CITY

Missouri

ROY FAGAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

BENEDICT OKWARA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

MONROE

North Carolina

BYRON CARLSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled231

FOREST CITY

Iowa

PEDRO BENITEZ LORENZO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

YAUCO

Puerto Rico

THOMAS WOLF MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

FREMONT

Nebraska

JAMES TATKON-COKER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled229

MASON CITY

Iowa

GARY GEHRKI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

ARKADELPHIA

Arkansas

GLADYS ALONSO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled228

HIALEAH

Florida