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HYDROXYUREA

Treats certain types of cancer, including leukemia, skin cancer, ovarian cancer, and head and neck cancer. More info »

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
MICHAEL HORN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled103

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MICHAEL BOLGER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled103

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BRETT BRINKER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled101

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

DANIEL PATTERSON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled101

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

KENNETH YAMAMOTO MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled101

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARTIN EARLE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled101

CLAIRTON

Pennsylvania

BORIANA KAMENOVA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled100

WATERLOO

Iowa

HENRY YANG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled100

COVINA

California

JAMES COLE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled100

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

JEFFREY SILBERBERG M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled100

FREEHOLD

New Jersey

KAYE KAWAHARA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled100

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JOHNSON HAYNES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled99

MOBILE

Alabama

JAMES GLAUBER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled99

ST LOUIS

Missouri

HAROLD LONDER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled99

ROBBINSDALE

Minnesota

SUNG BYUN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled99

LARGO

Florida

ALAN LICHTIN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled98

CLEVELAND

Ohio

MIR ALIKHAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled98

STERLING

Illinois

ROBERT KRAETSCH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled98

LAKE ST LOUIS

Missouri

RAYMOND OSAROGIAGBON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled98

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MARK COLLINS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled98

DAYTON

Ohio

PAUL SPIELER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

MARY JO VILLAR D.O.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

HIALEAH

Florida

MAYDA ARIAS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

HYO-JONG PARK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

HENDERSON

Nevada

ANTHONY CIAROLLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled97

LONG BEACH

California