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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
PETER SNYDER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled128

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SUE CHALLINOR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled128

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DAN MEIRSON MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled126

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

MILLA KAREV MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled126

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOHN NIVEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled126

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

FRED REVOREDO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

PATERSON

New Jersey

BARBARA GOLDSTEIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled125

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

BOLIVAR PEREZ-DIAZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

BRONX

New York

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled124

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

AMIR HAMRAHIAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled124

CLEVELAND

Ohio

BAHA ARAFAH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled123

CLEVELAND

Ohio

HAROLD FARBER M.D,

Dermatology

Claims Filled123

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KENNETH ROSEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled122

MIAMI

Florida

SIONG LEE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled122

SAN FRANCISCO

California

STEVEN HACKER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled122

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

SUBASH RAMCHAND MD

Claims Filled122

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

LUBOV KAPLUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

BRIGHTON

Massachusetts

SUSAN MOORE-RIESBECK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled121

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

YEVGENIY GOLDMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

BOBBY JOHNSON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled119

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

WILLIAM PRECHEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

DETROIT

Michigan

JOSEPH DEHAVEN M D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled119

SAVANNAH

Georgia

MICHAEL ZANG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled118

MODESTO

California

MARC RUBENZIK M.D. PH.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled118

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

REUVEN SISON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

MONTEREY PARK

California