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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » BENICAR

BENICAR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.52M
Medicare Part D Claims
$240M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 206,517 $31.7M
Florida 142,264 $21.6M
Pennsylvania 114,527 $17.3M
New York 102,490 $15.8M
Texas 95,567 $15.8M
Illinois 56,358 $9.38M
New Jersey 52,797 $9.39M
Georgia 47,934 $6.9M
Ohio 42,912 $7.01M
North Carolina 38,168 $5.52M
Missouri 36,488 $5.32M
Michigan 33,507 $6.55M
Louisiana 32,810 $4.53M
Arizona 32,329 $5.7M
Washington 28,543 $4.87M
Tennessee 28,537 $4.33M
Connecticut 28,357 $5.13M
Oregon 27,756 $4.52M
Indiana 25,246 $4.18M
Virginia 24,132 $3.88M
Mississippi 22,386 $2.93M
Kentucky 21,489 $3.32M
South Carolina 21,121 $3.23M
Alabama 18,482 $2.64M
Arkansas 18,395 $2.47M
Massachusetts 18,068 $3.04M
Oklahoma 17,879 $2.97M
Maryland 17,234 $3.4M
West Virginia 16,786 $2.54M
Colorado 14,630 $2.46M
Wisconsin 13,563 $2.14M
Iowa 13,312 $1.89M
Kansas 12,540 $1.94M
Nebraska 11,339 $1.55M
Nevada 9,801 $1.68M
New Mexico 8,975 $1.53M
Hawaii 7,493 $1.19M
Minnesota 7,382 $1.37M
Utah 7,268 $1.21M
Rhode Island 6,822 $992K
Maine 6,682 $1.27M
Idaho 6,005 $919K
Montana 3,967 $605K
Delaware 3,573 $740K
North Dakota 3,527 $527K
South Dakota 3,512 $503K
Wyoming 2,781 $444K
Vermont 2,681 $489K
New Hampshire 2,534 $472K
District of Columbia 1,952 $302K
Alaska 1,099 $172K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for BENICAR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,540

LOS ANGELES

California

WEI SUN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,332

NEW YORK

New York

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,135

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,097

SAN GABRIEL

California

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled970

MONTEREY PARK

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled696

SAN GABRIEL

California

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled691

ALHAMBRA

California

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled650

LOS ANGELES

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled640

LOS ANGELES

California

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled623

LOS ANGELES

California

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled591

MONTEREY PARK

California

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled589

MONTEREY PARK

California

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled564

BEVERLY HILLS

California

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled526

ALHAMBRA

California

TAO DUONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled488

WESTMINSTER

California

HUAN D LE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

WESTMINSTER

California

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled482

GARDEN GROVE

California

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled480

MIAMI

Florida

INNA INOYATOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled467

BROOKLYN

New York

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled466

MIAMI

Florida

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled454

MONTEREY PARK

California

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled452

LOS ANGELES

California

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled451

MIAMI

Florida

IRENE PERLOFF D.O., M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled427

BROOKLYN

New York

VINH-KHIEM NGUYEN-PHUOC M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled424

WESTMINSTER

California