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HYDROMORPHONE HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.02M
Medicare Part D Claims
$36.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 138,202 $5.99M
Florida 101,185 $4.47M
New York 48,950 $2.05M
Pennsylvania 39,328 $1.21M
Texas 38,393 $1.85M
Virginia 37,077 $1.23M
Washington 34,893 $908K
New Jersey 33,455 $976K
Michigan 33,101 $1.29M
North Carolina 30,253 $950K
Ohio 28,586 $979K
Illinois 28,486 $1.12M
Colorado 27,499 $994K
Massachusetts 27,450 $748K
Maryland 24,928 $689K
Connecticut 23,789 $643K
Oregon 22,445 $720K
Minnesota 22,401 $530K
Missouri 22,201 $893K
Georgia 21,709 $674K
Arizona 18,447 $700K
Indiana 16,010 $649K
Tennessee 15,568 $460K
South Carolina 15,356 $473K
Iowa 13,626 $496K
Wisconsin 12,124 $387K
Alabama 11,162 $317K
Arkansas 10,270 $370K
Louisiana 10,152 $296K
Oklahoma 10,138 $368K
Nevada 9,860 $327K
Kansas 9,275 $326K
Kentucky 9,145 $370K
New Hampshire 7,173 $179K
Vermont 6,973 $152K
Maine 6,664 $170K
Delaware 6,629 $227K
Mississippi 6,166 $145K
West Virginia 5,761 $210K
Idaho 5,761 $217K
Montana 5,342 $161K
New Mexico 4,881 $198K
Utah 4,542 $150K
Nebraska 3,581 $97K
North Dakota 3,318 $70.5K
Rhode Island 2,761 $231K
Hawaii 2,056 $66.9K
Alaska 1,670 $67.2K
Wyoming 1,658 $47.8K
District of Columbia 1,638 $30.4K
South Dakota 1,428 $43.6K
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 HYDROMORPHONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,095

CLEARWATER

Florida

JOEL JOSELEVITZ M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,066

HOUSTON

Texas

NORMAN BAADE D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled947

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

EKATERINE CHIRADZE P. A .

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled844

LOS ANGELES

California

RAYMOND SORENSEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled804

TULSA

Oklahoma

DEXTER KOONS M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled775

PUEBLO

Colorado

ALEJANDRO BLACHAR M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled750

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

CATHY LUO M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled713

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

JIE ZHU MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled707

NEWARK

Delaware

RENAUD RODRIGUE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled696

DALLAS

Texas

BARBARA BERKOWICH CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled666

NEWARK

Delaware

JEANINE GODEC PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled653

SEATTLE

Washington

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled652

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled617

SARASOTA

Florida

STEVEN CHUN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled608

SARASOTA

Florida

HOWARD DIAMOND MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled607

RICHARDSON

Texas

IBEM BORGES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled593

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

GURPREET PADDA M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled592

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled582

ATHENS

Georgia

GUANG YANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled581

STOW

Ohio

MAHMOOD NASIR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled580

SUNBURY

Pennsylvania

GWEN WISE ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled542

SEATTLE

Washington

PHILLIP RAJADAS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled537

PUEBLO WEST

Colorado

EDWIN COLON MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled537

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

REZIK SAQER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled509

HOUSTON

Texas