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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 »

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Top prescribers for BENICAR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
AURELIO MITJANS M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled263

HIALEAH

Florida

URI BEN-ZUR M.D.,F.A.C.C.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled260

ENCINO

California

ROBERTO URQUIZA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

REGO PARK

New York

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled258

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

FANIA SAMUELS MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled257

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

NICK LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled256

LOS ANGELES

California

JULIAN MARQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled255

HIALEAH

Florida

CHIN SHUN SHIH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled254

MONTEREY PARK

California

DANIEL BASULTO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled251

HIALEAH

Florida

THUAN VO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled251

WESTMINSTER

California

LESLIE LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

ALHAMBRA

California

YOSLAINE DIAZ M.D

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled246

WOODHAVEN

New York

CIRO RAMIREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

MIAMI

Florida

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled244

GLENDALE

California

NEIL KUMAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled243

ROSEBURG

Oregon

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled243

GLENDALE

California

BELLA NUDEL M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled240

SAN FRANCISCO

California

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

BROOKLYN

New York

HUMBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

HIALEAH

Florida

ISRAEL MACHIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled237

LAKE CLARKE SHORES

Florida

SOO KANG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

NORWALK

California

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

LOS ANGELES

California

HONGSHENG WEI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

ARCADIA

California

RAMAZ DZHANASHVILI M.D

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled233

ENCINO

California