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Prescriber Checkup » ATACAND

ATACAND

Treats high blood pressure and heart failure. A lower blood pressure may reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

197K
Medicare Part D Claims
$23.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 19,317 $2.37M
Florida 18,844 $2.07M
Puerto Rico 18,216 $1.68M
California 12,398 $1.53M
Pennsylvania 11,937 $1.35M
Texas 8,445 $1.01M
Ohio 7,218 $895K
Oregon 5,800 $697K
New Jersey 5,385 $705K
Washington 4,802 $598K
Illinois 4,687 $569K
North Carolina 4,685 $513K
Virginia 4,498 $543K
Kentucky 4,386 $556K
Michigan 4,187 $574K
Missouri 4,055 $421K
Maryland 4,029 $559K
Georgia 3,887 $405K
Wisconsin 3,704 $420K
Louisiana 3,615 $393K
Indiana 3,552 $402K
Massachusetts 3,400 $383K
Tennessee 2,928 $330K
Minnesota 2,746 $357K
South Carolina 2,531 $277K
Alabama 2,515 $261K
Iowa 2,354 $228K
Connecticut 2,183 $284K
Arizona 2,057 $274K
Rhode Island 2,013 $209K
West Virginia 2,007 $228K
Arkansas 1,845 $177K
Kansas 1,770 $190K
Nebraska 1,629 $165K
Oklahoma 1,587 $172K
Mississippi 1,462 $148K
Colorado 1,344 $167K
Idaho 1,178 $131K
Hawaii 1,094 $150K
New Mexico 973 $133K
South Dakota 929 $98.3K
Nevada 839 $102K
Delaware 825 $137K
North Dakota 646 $65.5K
Montana 631 $65.8K
Maine 510 $75.9K
Utah 478 $55.6K
New Hampshire 438 $52.5K
Vermont 274 $39.4K
District of Columbia 256 $29.6K
Wyoming 197 $20K
Alaska 192 $29.8K
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 ATACAND

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSE TENDERO M.D

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled293

HIALEAH

Florida

JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Clinic/Center

Claims Filled165

MIAMI

Florida

JOAQUIN NEGRETTE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled163

HIALEAH

Florida

MARIA MOLINA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

HIALEAH

Florida

MICHELLE MENDOZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

EL PASO

Texas

CLAUDE RESIL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

DORCHESTER

Massachusetts

JAVIER BATISTA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

HIALEAH

Florida

MARIA FERNANDEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

MIAMI

Florida

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

MIAMI

Florida

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

LOS ANGELES

California

JORGE RIVERA-DIAZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

HIALEAH

Florida

JOAN ROMEYN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Claims Filled87

MIAMI

Florida

DOUGLAS WELSH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled79

NORFOLK

Nebraska

LUIS FERNANDEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

MIAMI

Florida

LONNIE ROBERTS M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

MT STERLING

Kentucky

LAURA MYRE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled76

SEATTLE

Washington

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

HIALEAH

Florida

MARIO SIERVO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

MIAMI

Florida

GLORIA CASAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

HIALEAH

Florida

HUMBERTO GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

MIAMI

Florida

TIBOR KOPJAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

MARYVILLE

Illinois

DONALD MEACHAM MD

Claims Filled72

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JOSE GONZALEZ

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled69

HOBOKEN

New Jersey

STACY DAVIS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled69

NASHVILLE

Tennessee