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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
CLAUDIO LEHMANN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled808

FORT WORTH

Texas

MAGDY ISKANDER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled798

SHARON

Pennsylvania

YA JU CHANG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled793

NEW YORK

New York

SIVALINGAM KANAGASEGAR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled791

CROSSVILLE

Tennessee

CONSTANTINE SAADEH M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled789

AMARILLO

Texas

JILL VARGO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled785

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

PAUL UTRIE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled781

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

JENNIFER MALIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled780

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

DON CHEATUM MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled769

DALLAS

Texas

DAVID GERBRACHT M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled765

AMES

Iowa

ALAN MARTIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled760

TULSA

Oklahoma

KARAMALI BANDEALY M.D.,

Rheumatology

Claims Filled759

KISSIMMEE

Florida

MIKAEL LAGWINSKI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled757

MERIDIAN

Idaho

SUZANNE ENLOE-WHITAKER DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled756

SAN BERNARDINO

California

ANDRE BABAJANIANS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled754

RIVERSIDE

California

ELEANOR LIPSMEYER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled754

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

RICHARD REESE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled751

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

ROBERT ARTHUR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled750

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

GINIGE DESILVA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled746

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

CHARLES HERBST M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled746

ERIE

Pennsylvania

DOMINIC MAIELLO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled735

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

MOGES SISAY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled734

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

VIJAYABHANU MAHADEVAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled724

PEORIA

Arizona

SANJAY GHOSH PHD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled721

WASHINGTON

Missouri

JITENDRA VASANDANI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled721

LUBBOCK

Texas