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HYDROCORTISONE

Hydrocortisone provides relief for inflamed areas of the body. It is used to treat a number of different conditions, such as inflammation. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

379K
Medicare Part D Claims
$13.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 121,200 $2.16M
New York 66,340 $1.03M
Florida 52,857 $873K
Pennsylvania 45,431 $829K
Texas 36,205 $741K
Michigan 35,674 $719K
Illinois 34,013 $497K
Ohio 33,329 $601K
New Jersey 19,668 $321K
North Carolina 19,009 $358K
Massachusetts 17,471 $309K
Georgia 17,464 $346K
Wisconsin 16,491 $314K
Minnesota 15,819 $294K
Indiana 15,450 $269K
Tennessee 15,323 $278K
Washington 14,088 $247K
Missouri 13,260 $240K
Virginia 13,141 $264K
Arizona 12,712 $225K
Kentucky 12,610 $206K
Oregon 11,398 $218K
Alabama 9,185 $190K
Maryland 8,875 $195K
Colorado 8,716 $191K
Iowa 7,916 $141K
Louisiana 7,280 $122K
South Carolina 6,881 $145K
Connecticut 6,572 $112K
Puerto Rico 6,522 $71.9K
Kansas 6,348 $122K
Oklahoma 6,266 $114K
Mississippi 5,397 $99K
Arkansas 5,193 $90.2K
West Virginia 4,588 $101K
Nebraska 4,317 $74.5K
Hawaii 3,884 $67.4K
Nevada 3,663 $70.9K
New Mexico 3,630 $66.2K
Utah 3,498 $67.7K
Maine 3,402 $58.3K
Rhode Island 2,817 $55.5K
Idaho 2,622 $52.7K
New Hampshire 2,268 $48.7K
Delaware 2,101 $39.7K
Montana 1,881 $37.2K
South Dakota 1,864 $34K
North Dakota 1,693 $30.3K
District of Columbia 1,425 $24.4K
Vermont 1,414 $24.5K
Alaska 792 $15.3K
Wyoming 655 $13.7K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About 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
OSCAR SAFFOLD MD

Clinical Laboratory Dermatological Immunology

Claims Filled231

CLEVELAND

Ohio

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled228

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

RICHARD GEARY D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled224

WHEELING

West Virginia

RONALD STANLEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled216

BOONE

North Carolina

TIEN NGUYEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled214

GARDEN GROVE

California

LUIS SUAREZ-REYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled211

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled197

SUN VALLEY

California

CHRISTOPHER DAGROSSA D.P.M

Podiatrist

Claims Filled196

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

LEWIS CLARKE M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled193

WEBSTER

Texas

DIANA MAAS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled191

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JAMES WHITE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled191

REDDING

California

WEI SUN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled187

NEW YORK

New York

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled173

WESTLAND

Michigan

LINDA SELSOR M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled172

FOREST CITY

North Carolina

THEM HUYNH M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled169

SAN JOSE

California

EDWARD KO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled169

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SEYMOUR MUNZER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled168

SOUTHWEST RANCHES

Florida

MENG-CHAO LEE D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled167

AMBLER

Pennsylvania

JAMES CAPLIN, M.D.,

Allergy

Claims Filled167

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

LIVIU SCHAPIRA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled164

FOREST HILLS

New York

TAMI DE ARAUJO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled161

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ROMAN PETROFF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled160

MAYFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

THOMAS DOWNHAM M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

TAYLOR

Michigan

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

BROOKLYN

New York

MARC NEVIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

SALEM

Virginia