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HYDROXYUREA

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

190K
Medicare Part D Claims
$10.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 27,329 $1.3M
Florida 21,285 $757K
New York 20,101 $746K
Pennsylvania 15,924 $535K
Texas 13,391 $501K
Ohio 11,980 $460K
Illinois 11,257 $399K
North Carolina 9,175 $333K
New Jersey 7,337 $288K
Georgia 7,336 $269K
Michigan 7,035 $268K
Massachusetts 6,928 $234K
Wisconsin 6,905 $237K
Missouri 6,507 $214K
Minnesota 6,227 $242K
Indiana 5,853 $218K
Washington 5,673 $200K
Virginia 5,543 $216K
Tennessee 5,130 $188K
Arizona 4,570 $180K
Iowa 4,242 $138K
Oregon 4,115 $172K
Alabama 4,005 $128K
South Carolina 3,918 $145K
Connecticut 3,848 $138K
Louisiana 3,686 $130K
Puerto Rico 3,496 $101K
Kentucky 3,455 $126K
Colorado 3,082 $144K
Kansas 2,888 $98.7K
Arkansas 2,773 $91.9K
Maryland 2,605 $117K
Mississippi 2,536 $87.3K
Oklahoma 2,501 $96.3K
Nebraska 2,161 $69.8K
Nevada 1,980 $66.6K
West Virginia 1,887 $61.8K
Rhode Island 1,404 $39.6K
New Mexico 1,361 $52.3K
Maine 1,337 $53.5K
Hawaii 1,167 $54.6K
Idaho 1,163 $45.3K
North Dakota 1,091 $35.8K
South Dakota 1,050 $37.4K
Utah 1,047 $44.1K
New Hampshire 1,041 $37K
Montana 956 $35K
Vermont 753 $27.6K
Delaware 572 $26.3K
District of Columbia 411 $18.3K
Wyoming 340 $11K
Alaska 134 $5,707
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 HYDROXYUREA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK HOLGUIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEMPLE

Texas

SEYMOUR BRONSTEIN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

LA GRANDE

Oregon

JAMES WELSH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

SOMASEKHAR BANDI M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WILLIAM HARWIN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

FORT MYERS

Florida

NATHANIEL FASTENBERG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CHANDLER

Arizona

LABIB HASHIMI M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled50

CHINO

California

THOMAS COSGRIFF MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

METAIRIE

Louisiana

LEONARD KESSLER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

ROCKVILLE CENTRE

New York

WINSTON CAINE MD

Claims Filled50

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

MAREK BOZDECH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SANTA ROSA

California

MARLON KLEINMAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SKOKIE

Illinois

ROY AMBINDER M. D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

TAVARES

Florida

AMANDA SUN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

JUSTIN COHEN M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

GHULAM QURESHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Virginia

LEOPOLDO EISENBERG M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

NOVI

Michigan

JOHN HARRIS MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

DULUTH

Minnesota

R TROCHELMAN M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

AKRON

Ohio

CONSTANTIN DASANU M.D., PH.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

MANCHESTER

Connecticut

GIRIBALA PATEL M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

FULLERTON

California

ROBERT GERSH M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

SPOKANE

Washington

JACQUELYN HEDLUND MD

Hematology

Claims Filled50

SCARBOROUGH

Maine

HAROLD MARGOLIS DO

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

MADISON HEIGHTS

Michigan

EDWARD SOO M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Oregon