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HYDROCORTISONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

837K
Medicare Part D Claims
$16.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 129,077 $2.58M
New York 76,122 $1.25M
Florida 59,251 $1.06M
Pennsylvania 49,880 $961K
Michigan 40,205 $767K
Texas 38,645 $857K
Illinois 36,129 $577K
Ohio 35,570 $701K
New Jersey 24,040 $444K
North Carolina 19,509 $418K
Georgia 19,078 $395K
Massachusetts 18,753 $349K
Wisconsin 18,114 $384K
Indiana 16,859 $316K
Minnesota 16,667 $326K
Tennessee 16,108 $315K
Washington 15,318 $308K
Missouri 15,155 $293K
Virginia 14,273 $337K
Arizona 14,208 $281K
Kentucky 13,180 $241K
Oregon 12,803 $274K
Alabama 9,890 $225K
Maryland 9,866 $224K
Colorado 9,458 $223K
Iowa 8,774 $174K
Louisiana 8,695 $161K
Connecticut 7,985 $152K
South Carolina 7,678 $178K
Oklahoma 7,001 $143K
Kansas 6,515 $148K
Mississippi 5,987 $127K
Arkansas 5,624 $118K
West Virginia 4,848 $118K
Nebraska 4,562 $95.8K
Nevada 4,137 $89.9K
Hawaii 4,030 $77.5K
New Mexico 3,948 $80.4K
Maine 3,752 $70.1K
Utah 3,714 $89.3K
Rhode Island 3,372 $66.2K
Idaho 2,831 $72.1K
New Hampshire 2,355 $55.7K
Delaware 2,319 $48.7K
Montana 2,069 $49.7K
South Dakota 1,963 $42.9K
North Dakota 1,656 $35.6K
District of Columbia 1,639 $32.5K
Vermont 1,513 $30.5K
Alaska 942 $19.7K
Wyoming 805 $20.3K
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 HYDROCORTISONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BEENA ALEXANDER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIVERDALE

New York

FREDERICK KASSIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SWEETWATER

Texas

DHINESH SAMUEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

JUDITH LIPINSKI M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

GROSSE POINTE

Michigan

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

LISA MANZ DULAC MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

GROSSE POINTE WOODS

Michigan

AMY ROHLFING MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

RED BUD

Illinois

GARY LEHMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

DAVID FALK MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Wisconsin

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

BRIAN SWIGLO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

IRENE FOX MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JANET WONG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

VERNON

Connecticut

ZOUHAIR BIBI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

ELIZABETH DAVISWALKER N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

RENE VASQUEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

WILLIAM LEDGER MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

STEVEN NAGELBERG MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

BALA CYNWYD

Pennsylvania

PETER MUELLEMAN

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

INDEPENDENCE

Missouri

STEFAN BRADU M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

FOREST HILLS

New York

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DENVER

Colorado

HAI NGUYEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

ZIA KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PEACHTREE CITY

Georgia

EVE LOWENSTEIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

OCEANSIDE

New York

SACHIN BAHL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania