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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
LINDA COUTURE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ATLANTA

Georgia

MARIUS MCFARLAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

JACK YAKISH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ERIE

Pennsylvania

KENNETH HONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

SAM HAJAL

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

UNION CITY

New Jersey

WAYNE WOO MD MA CCD FACE CDE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

ANTHONY MANGIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

DAVID GORELICK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEWPORT

Rhode Island

MARY DYLLA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAINT HELENA

California

OSVALDO RODRIGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GAINESVILLE

Florida

JONATHAN BREMER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

SATYAPRAKASH MAKAM M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MUNSTER

Indiana

STEVEN PALLY D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLORHAM PARK

New Jersey

DAVID SCHEINER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

FRANK WEISER M.D. PC

Specialist

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

ALLEN FUNK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

STEVEN MOOIBROEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

ANDREW LIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SUNNYVALE

California

BARBARA WEISS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEMPLE

Texas

MUNAWAR HAIDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BEDFORD

Texas

GREGORY TAPSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARMEL

California

JAMES POLHILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Georgia

SCOTT SMITH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALUM CREEK

West Virginia

JOSE ORCASITA-NG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

RANDALL NITTA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

AIEA

Hawaii