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Prescriber Checkup » BENICAR

BENICAR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

1.72M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 168 of 3238

$315M
Retail Cost

Rank: 70 of 3238

321,393
Patients

Rank: 211 of 3238

129,770
Prescribers

Rank: 188 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 40,310 224,167 $39.2M
Florida 28,821 146,698 $26.6M
New York 26,682 137,846 $25.8M
Texas 27,946 136,312 $25.9M
Pennsylvania 21,165 123,180 $22M
New Jersey 14,225 66,163 $13.5M
Georgia 9,818 55,524 $9.12M
Illinois 10,684 55,175 $10.7M
Ohio 9,130 46,116 $8.83M
North Carolina 7,995 45,351 $7.5M
Michigan 9,305 40,251 $9.28M
Missouri 7,040 40,217 $6.8M
Louisiana 6,482 37,640 $5.79M
Tennessee 6,788 35,294 $6.17M
Indiana 6,539 31,731 $6.17M
Arizona 7,045 31,528 $6.64M
Connecticut 6,102 30,028 $6.2M
Virginia 5,509 28,902 $5.34M
Washington 5,019 26,187 $5.19M
South Carolina 4,782 25,515 $4.43M
Mississippi 4,128 24,709 $3.62M
Kentucky 4,494 24,335 $4.26M
Oregon 4,221 22,561 $4.31M
Alabama 3,665 21,151 $3.51M
Arkansas 3,460 20,749 $3.16M
Maryland 4,763 20,317 $4.65M
Massachusetts 3,806 20,064 $4.02M
West Virginia 3,579 19,530 $3.41M
Oklahoma 3,813 19,153 $3.67M
Colorado 3,000 14,740 $2.82M
Wisconsin 2,815 14,670 $2.83M
Kansas 2,582 14,357 $2.51M
Iowa 2,255 14,327 $2.27M
Nebraska 1,971 12,416 $1.94M
Nevada 2,188 9,938 $2.02M
New Mexico 1,747 8,546 $1.7M
Hawaii 1,419 7,728 $1.43M
Utah 1,573 7,344 $1.4M
Rhode Island 1,178 7,207 $1.19M
Minnesota 1,464 6,866 $1.49M
Maine 1,262 6,016 $1.35M
Idaho 1,140 5,964 $1.06M
Delaware 1,116 4,333 $1.09M
North Dakota 683 4,115 $669K
South Dakota 612 3,785 $606K
Montana 699 3,770 $673K
Wyoming 483 2,553 $460K
Vermont 480 2,495 $526K
District of Columbia 541 2,481 $484K
New Hampshire 522 2,391 $515K
Alaska 202 1,161 $210K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for BENICAR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,713

NEW YORK

New York

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,675

LOS ANGELES

California

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,488

BROOKLYN

New York

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,281

LOS ANGELES

California

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled970

MONTEREY PARK

California

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled949

LOS ANGELES

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled881

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled854

SAN GABRIEL

California

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled799

LOS ANGELES

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled774

SAN GABRIEL

California

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled726

ELMHURST

New York

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled634

BEVERLY HILLS

California

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled619

ALHAMBRA

California

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled607

MONTEREY PARK

California

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled584

MONTEREY PARK

California

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled577

MONTEREY PARK

California

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled569

TARZANA

California

INNA INOYATOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled533

BROOKLYN

New York

TAO DUONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled531

WESTMINSTER

California

ALEKSANDR LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled524

BROOKLYN

New York

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled503

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled493

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled481

LOS ANGELES

California

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled479

LOS ANGELES

California

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled476

MIAMI

Florida