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HYDROXYUREA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

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
BRETT BRINKER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled132

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

ANDREW KELLUM MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled131

TUPELO

Mississippi

JOEL SCHOR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled131

BLUEFIELD

West Virginia

STEVEN MAMUS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled129

SARASOTA

Florida

PHILIP SYMES MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled126

ERIE

Pennsylvania

RAYMOND LEE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled124

SAN JOSE

California

LISLE NABELL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled124

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ISOSCELES GARBES MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled123

WEST SENECA

New York

PEI-HUA (PEGGY) LU M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled123

SAN JOSE

California

WALLY SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

RICHMOND

Virginia

MIKHAIL GRINBERG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled122

BROOKLYN

New York

HAMED DAW MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled120

CLEVELAND

Ohio

JAMES GLAUBER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled120

ST LOUIS

Missouri

ALAN CAMPBELL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled118

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JAMES BUTERA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled117

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

LAWRENCE CYTRYN MD

Hematology

Claims Filled117

BRONX

New York

REGINA CRAWFORD M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled117

DURHAM

North Carolina

PAUL LIN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled116

LAKE WORTH

Florida

ALI KHOJASTEH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled114

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

ELLIOTT DICKMAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled113

MAYFIELD HTS

Ohio

DAVID DENNIS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled113

PLANTATION

Florida

SHABBIR AHMAD M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled111

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

MARTIN RUBINOWITZ MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled111

DENVER

Colorado

MUKESH KUMAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

MOHAMMAD RANGINWALA MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled110

MANKATO

Minnesota