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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
DAVID DENNIS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled112

PLANTATION

Florida

CLYDE SMITH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled111

JACKSON

Tennessee

ELLEN WILLARD MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled111

PINEHURST

North Carolina

ANNE GREIST M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

LISLE NABELL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

WARREN BANTA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM MORICONI M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled108

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

SUDERSHAN GARG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

CANFIELD

Ohio

MATTHEW TAUB M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

GREGORY FORMANEK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

GLEN ALLEN

Virginia

VIKAS MALHOTRA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

SPRING HILL

Florida

KELLY MCCAUL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

PEI-HUA (PEGG LU M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled107

SAN JOSE

California

CHRIS KNIGHT M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

LYNNE KAMINER MD

Hematology

Claims Filled106

EVANSTON

Illinois

DEVEN BHACHAWAT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled106

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

HAMED DAW MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled105

CLEVELAND

Ohio

VIRAN HOLDEN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled105

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

MARTIN RUBINOWITZ MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled105

DENVER

Colorado

HOUSTON HOLMES M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled105

DALLAS

Texas

SUDARSHAN DODDABELE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled105

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

WAHID HANNA MD

Hematology

Claims Filled104

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

RODNEY KOSFELD M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled104

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

PHILIP SYMES MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled104

ERIE

Pennsylvania

LARRY BECK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled103

SALINA

Kansas