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HYDROXYUREA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

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
STEPHEN FIRSHEIN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled98

HARTFORD

Connecticut

SUDARSHAN DODDABELE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

LYNNE KAMINER MD

Hematology

Claims Filled97

EVANSTON

Illinois

SUNG BYUN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

LARGO

Florida

THOMAS RYAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ALAN FRIEDMAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LOWELL INHORN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

ROANOKE

Virginia

MIR ALIKHAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

STERLING

Illinois

LAVANYA TIRIVEEDHI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

STANLEY SCHINKE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled97

HEMET

California

JAMES FITZGIBBONS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

EUGENE

Oregon

RUDOLPH WISE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

ROBERT ZIELINSKI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled96

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

DAVID LEIBOWITZ MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled96

PALO ALTO

California

KISHORE SEHGAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled96

HEMET

California

THOMAS GRIBBIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled95

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

ELYSE MANDELL APRN, BC

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled95

BOSTON

Massachusetts

DANIEL WALSH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled95

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

VIRAN HOLDEN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled95

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ROSEMARY CARROLL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled94

CHICAGO

Illinois

RAFAEL MAYOR M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled94

DOTHAN

Alabama

GARY CECCHI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled94

BERKELEY

California

HARINDER JUNEJA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled94

HOUSTON

Texas

GREGORY GERSTNER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled94

PEORIA

Illinois

ORACHUN SITTISUNTORN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled94

FLORENCE

South Carolina