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HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.38M
Medicare Part D Claims
$31.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 124,961 $3.16M
Texas 85,173 $1.92M
Florida 84,224 $1.85M
New York 71,537 $1.64M
Pennsylvania 70,162 $1.56M
Ohio 68,245 $1.91M
North Carolina 51,576 $1.09M
Illinois 47,425 $1.12M
Georgia 46,203 $1M
Tennessee 43,863 $922K
Michigan 38,313 $889K
Missouri 34,176 $767K
Wisconsin 33,512 $754K
Alabama 32,986 $629K
Indiana 31,380 $795K
Massachusetts 30,970 $642K
Virginia 30,073 $775K
Washington 29,468 $677K
New Jersey 28,820 $718K
Arizona 27,672 $660K
Kentucky 25,288 $566K
Louisiana 24,896 $473K
Arkansas 23,592 $421K
Mississippi 22,378 $398K
Oklahoma 22,091 $471K
Minnesota 21,970 $524K
South Carolina 21,714 $445K
Oregon 18,867 $430K
Iowa 18,345 $386K
Connecticut 17,143 $419K
Colorado 14,672 $374K
Maryland 14,662 $406K
Kansas 14,629 $363K
Nebraska 12,538 $252K
West Virginia 12,140 $241K
New Mexico 10,751 $255K
Idaho 7,422 $169K
Maine 6,849 $215K
Montana 6,556 $140K
Nevada 6,524 $137K
Hawaii 5,756 $119K
Utah 5,584 $126K
Rhode Island 5,558 $113K
South Dakota 5,553 $120K
New Hampshire 5,446 $150K
Delaware 3,980 $116K
Vermont 3,611 $96.9K
North Dakota 2,835 $66.9K
Alaska 2,405 $47.7K
Wyoming 2,266 $54.5K
District of Columbia 1,431 $31.7K
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 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 HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MOHSEN EHSAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled895

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

AKTHER KOTHA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled895

LA MESA

California

ANTONIO MORALES-LOPEZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled891

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

GRACE MAKHLOUF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled882

SUGAR LAND

Texas

GREG EUDY MD PC

Rheumatology

Claims Filled882

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

KENT BLAKELY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled878

KEARNEY

Nebraska

KISHORKUMAR DESAI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled866

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID MCLAIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled865

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ART SNYDER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled864

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

BOB WODECKI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled860

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

TIMOTHY SHAVER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled855

WICHITA

Kansas

ELLISON SMITH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled852

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ERIC GOWING MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled850

MENASHA

Wisconsin

KEITH SHENBERGER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled844

WILLIAMSPORT

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL KELLER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled842

SAN DIEGO

California

KARA PETERSEN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled835

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

DIANNE COOPER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled833

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

RICHARD HOUK M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled833

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ROBERT JOHNSON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled830

ROANOKE

Virginia

MARTA BOGNAR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled825

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

LEE LICHTENBERG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled824

GENEVA

Illinois

GREGORY DELORENZO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled820

CINCINNATI

Ohio

VICTOR BYRD M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled813

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

SONA KAMAT M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled812

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

AMJAD ROUMANY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled811

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri