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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
ALAN FRIEDMAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SUSHIL MEHROTRA MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled96

WHEELING

West Virginia

PEDRO MENDEZ MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled96

TAMPA

Florida

HARVEY ZIMBLER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled95

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

LUIS RANGEL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled95

HIALEAH

Florida

THOMAS JONES MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled95

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

THEODORE CRANDALL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled95

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

MIKHAIL GRINBERG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled95

BROOKLYN

New York

RODOLFO MARTINEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled95

LUBBOCK

Texas

JAMES FITZGIBBONS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled94

EUGENE

Oregon

PETER BOETTGER PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled94

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

RAFAEL MAYOR M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled94

DOTHAN

Alabama

WILLIAM SPIELVOGLE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled94

GREENVILLE

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL TRENDLE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled93

COLUMBIA

Missouri

KISHORE SEHGAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled93

HEMET

California

HOWARD RITTER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled93

TOLEDO

Ohio

EVAN LANG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled93

FAIRFIELD

Ohio

ORACHUN SITTISUNTORN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled93

FLORENCE

South Carolina

EUGENE LAMBERT MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled93

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

KAREN RODEN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled92

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

STANLEY SCHINKE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled92

HEMET

California

TSUYOSHI INOSHITA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled92

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

ALFRED KALMAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled91

TAMARAC

Florida

BILAL ANSARI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled91

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

HWAN JEONG M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled91

NORMAL

Illinois