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HYDROXYUREA

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

285K
Medicare Part D Claims
$10.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 28,448 $1.38M
Florida 22,358 $810K
New York 21,725 $800K
Pennsylvania 16,338 $542K
Texas 14,178 $524K
Ohio 12,407 $509K
Illinois 11,708 $419K
North Carolina 9,558 $341K
Michigan 8,633 $312K
New Jersey 8,607 $342K
Georgia 7,672 $282K
Massachusetts 7,477 $259K
Wisconsin 7,296 $261K
Missouri 6,920 $223K
Minnesota 6,648 $268K
Indiana 5,943 $222K
Virginia 5,923 $231K
Washington 5,789 $212K
Tennessee 5,154 $183K
Arizona 4,901 $199K
South Carolina 4,408 $153K
Alabama 4,393 $141K
Oregon 4,304 $178K
Connecticut 4,290 $161K
Iowa 4,229 $135K
Louisiana 4,012 $146K
Kentucky 3,599 $125K
Colorado 3,442 $151K
Arkansas 2,935 $93.3K
Kansas 2,922 $99.7K
Maryland 2,877 $120K
Mississippi 2,610 $87.6K
Oklahoma 2,608 $95.6K
Nebraska 2,292 $75.2K
Nevada 2,181 $78.1K
West Virginia 1,785 $62.1K
Rhode Island 1,583 $44.9K
Maine 1,389 $56.5K
New Mexico 1,377 $51.7K
Hawaii 1,180 $51.2K
New Hampshire 1,176 $43.5K
Idaho 1,140 $48.4K
Utah 1,101 $46.2K
South Dakota 1,064 $35.2K
North Dakota 1,061 $34.5K
Montana 951 $37.2K
Vermont 724 $27.8K
Delaware 592 $26.5K
District of Columbia 491 $20.1K
Wyoming 339 $11.5K
Alaska 147 $5,580
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 HYDROXYUREA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KELLIE FLIPPIN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

LA QUINTA

California

RABIH FAHED M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

NORFOLK

Nebraska

CHRISTOPHER CROOT MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

TUPELO

Mississippi

VICTORIA DORR MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

LUBBOCK

Texas

GEORGE GEILS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

LIUDMILA SCHAFER MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

CONWAY

Arkansas

RAJENDRA MANAM MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

BRAD BALTZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

SCOTT MINK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

SYLVIA GARCIA M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JAMES ECKMAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOHN OKERBLOOM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

COUNCIL BLUFFS

Iowa

HIND HAMDAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

HAGERSTOWN

Maryland

FRANC WALLACE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

MACON

Georgia

REX MOWAT MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

TOLEDO

Ohio

WILLIAM WYNERT MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

AMY BOLMER D.O.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

SAULT SAINTE MARIE

Michigan

ERIC NEIJSTROM M.D.

Claims Filled50

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

ALLEN VUKOV MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

PEORIA

Illinois

BARRY FERNBACH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

PARAMUS

New Jersey

MICHAEL DELEO M.D

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

MARK RAMIREZ MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

JAMES BEATTIE DO

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

LAKE ST LOUIS

Missouri

MATTHEW BROUNS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

VANCOUVER

Washington

NUBAR BOGHOSSIAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

California