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HYDROXYUREA

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

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
GUANGZHI QU M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

JACKSON

Mississippi

CHARLES BANE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

DAYTON

Ohio

THOMAS FYNAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

HAMDEN

Connecticut

GALEN CUSTER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

GHULAM QURESHI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

RICHMOND

Virginia

DENNIS HILLIARD M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

SAN BERNARDINO

California

ALICE COHEN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

NEWARK

New Jersey

ALAN THOMAS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

MISSOULA

Montana

CHARLES GREENBERG

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

ALECIA NERO M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled54

DALLAS

Texas

THOMAS ERVIN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

BOCA GRANDE

Florida

IAN YUDELMAN

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

NEW YORK

New York

PETER KOURLAS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

COLUMBUS

Ohio

SETH COHEN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

WEST LONG BRANCH

New Jersey

GREGORY SHYPULA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

AVENEL

New Jersey

MAHMOUD AFIFI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

BRYAN

Ohio

MICHEL GOWHARI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

CHICAGO

Illinois

AMIT SHAH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

SEBRING

Florida

LOUIS GEERAERTS MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled54

FARGO

North Dakota

KENT TUCKER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CYNTHIA CATHCART M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled54

DURANGO

Colorado

ZAHID DAR MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

JAMES TSAI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

HEMET

California

RICHARD MCDONOUGH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled54

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

JAMES COLLINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York