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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
WILLIAM KEITH M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled140

LOS ANGELES

California

KYLE WAGAMON MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled140

CLEVELAND

Ohio

WESLEY WILBORN MD

Claims Filled139

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOHN ACQUAYE-AWAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

CHICAGO

Illinois

HARRY SAPERSTEIN M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled139

BEVERLY HILLS

California

SON LE M.D.

Claims Filled138

ROSEMEAD

California

JAMES LEACH MD

Claims Filled138

NEW YORK

New York

VALERIA MORALES M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled138

CHICAGO

Illinois

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ATUL LALANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled134

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

LEOPOLDO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled134

LOS ANGELES

California

PATRICK WOOD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled134

CANTON

Mississippi

RICHARD RANCHOFF MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled134

FAIRVIEW PARK

Ohio

REBECCA LAMBERT MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled133

NAPLES

Florida

SU LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

SAN GABRIEL

California

ROBERT GRIES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled133

HONOLULU

Hawaii

YAROSLAV BUKHAROVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

BROOKLYN

New York

RANDOLPH JACOBS M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled132

WILDOMAR

California

MANSOOR MAHMOOD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

PHELPS

Kentucky

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled130

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

RUSSELL MADER M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled129

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

EILEEN SIMAK D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

RICHARD BROWN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

DETROIT

Michigan

STAN ZINKOVSKY OTR, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled128

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan