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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
CHARLES AGBEMABIESE M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled51

WILLIAMSPORT

Pennsylvania

ALAN GILMAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

CHICAGO

Illinois

DAZHI CEN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

SACRAMENTO

California

MARK BOATRIGHT MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

PENSACOLA

Florida

LAWRENCE MENDELSOHN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

KIN LAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

NEW YORK

New York

SCOTT HALL MD

Hematology

Claims Filled51

NEWARK

Delaware

ARUNA GOWDA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

NEWARK

Ohio

ZAHID DAR MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

LINDA COUCH M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled51

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

HARRY MATELSKI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

ANDREW SOLAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

RIDLEY PARK

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH SENNABAUM M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

HUDSON

Florida

ADI GIDRON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

HIGHLAND PARK

Illinois

HENRY GERAD MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

LIMA

Ohio

MICHAEL MILDER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

SEATTLE

Washington

ROBERT VOLKIN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RICHARD GIBSON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

GRAND JUNCTION

Colorado

EDUARDO ACLE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

CORAL GABLES

Florida

WILLEM VANHEECKEREN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

CLEVELAND

Ohio

JOHN PRZYGODA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

WARWICK

Rhode Island

MUKUL GUPTA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled51

SANTA BARBARA

California

MARLON KLEINMAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SKOKIE

Illinois

EDWARD SOO M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Oregon

KAMBARAJAPURA DESIKAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas