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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
HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled421

BROOKLYN

New York

RAMIRO CORO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled411

HIALEAH

Florida

CHUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled398

LOS ANGELES

California

SHEUNG LUI M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled397

NEW YORK

New York

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled397

LOS ANGELES

California

LUDMILA GUDZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled392

UNION

New Jersey

ZIHE SHAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled386

BROOKLYN

New York

INNA PILDYSH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled381

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL ZIMMER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled378

ROSEMEAD

California

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled373

LOS ANGELES

California

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled373

TARZANA

California

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled370

LOS ANGELES

California

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled364

LOS ANGELES

California

TUOC DUONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled364

WESTMINSTER

California

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled363

HIALEAH

Florida

ALEKSANDR ZASYPKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled360

BROOKLYN

New York

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled360

BROOKLYN

New York

VLADLEN KIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled350

LYNDHURST

Ohio

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled344

HIALEAH

Florida

ERNESTO GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled343

MIAMI

Florida

STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled340

LOS ANGELES

California

PERRY LAI FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled335

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEKSEY KAMENETSKIY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled335

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEKSANDR LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled327

BROOKLYN

New York