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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
EVELYN MENDOZA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled125

HEMET

California

ROBERT DELAUNE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled124

MAPLEWOOD

Minnesota

BRIAN OSGOOD M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled124

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri

MICHAEL CANNON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled124

WICHITA

Kansas

LEE LEVITT MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled123

SAN JOSE

California

ALI KHOJASTEH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled120

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

GUILLERMO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled118

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

MELISSA BAIRD MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled118

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ZORAIDA MENDEZ MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled116

SALEM

Ohio

AHMAD QADRI MD PA

Claims Filled116

VICTORIA

Texas

PAUL ROSENTHAL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled116

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

JAMES CONWAY MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled116

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

HANI ALKHATIB MB, BCH

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

KHAI VU M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

DAVID LEIBOWITZ MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled115

PALO ALTO

California

CHARLES CONLON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

SUGAR LAND

Texas

LEWIS AUERBACH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

TAMPA

Florida

DONALD WENDER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

STEVEN MAMUS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

SARASOTA

Florida

MOHAMMED ISLAM MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled114

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JULIO GARCIA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled114

MIAMI

Florida

STEVEN RHINEHART MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled114

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

RINAH SHOPNICK DO

Hematology

Claims Filled114

HENDERSON

Nevada

JAMES ECKMAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled113

ATLANTA

Georgia

RAYMOND LEE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled112

SAN JOSE

California