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Prescriber Checkup » HYDROMORPHONE HCL

HYDROMORPHONE HCL

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

444K
Medicare Part D Claims
$33.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 122,966 $5.88M
Florida 74,293 $3.09M
New York 43,667 $1.89M
Pennsylvania 35,085 $1.11M
Texas 32,112 $1.71M
Virginia 31,280 $1.11M
Washington 30,515 $877K
New Jersey 28,839 $907K
Michigan 28,524 $1.15M
Ohio 27,868 $1.14M
North Carolina 26,142 $804K
Illinois 25,629 $1.06M
Massachusetts 24,796 $690K
Colorado 24,647 $947K
Maryland 22,526 $655K
Oregon 20,529 $695K
Connecticut 20,229 $559K
Missouri 19,650 $869K
Minnesota 19,099 $509K
Georgia 18,024 $577K
Arizona 16,570 $618K
Indiana 13,321 $536K
Tennessee 13,224 $364K
South Carolina 12,921 $419K
Iowa 12,032 $485K
Wisconsin 10,394 $344K
Alabama 9,025 $279K
Nevada 8,817 $338K
Oklahoma 8,817 $347K
Arkansas 8,741 $372K
Louisiana 8,533 $235K
Kentucky 8,154 $323K
Kansas 7,886 $276K
New Hampshire 6,482 $183K
Vermont 6,427 $146K
Maine 6,390 $193K
West Virginia 5,680 $193K
Mississippi 5,234 $141K
Delaware 5,062 $179K
Idaho 4,870 $178K
New Mexico 4,827 $202K
Montana 4,685 $147K
Utah 3,982 $156K
Nebraska 3,261 $95.7K
North Dakota 2,645 $60.8K
Rhode Island 2,316 $74.5K
Hawaii 1,938 $61.2K
Wyoming 1,616 $43.5K
District of Columbia 1,450 $28.2K
South Dakota 1,405 $42.6K
Alaska 1,348 $47.8K
Puerto Rico 134 $3,506
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 HYDROMORPHONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BRIAN GEDEON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUGHTON LAKE

Michigan

NAVDEEP LOOMBA MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

VICTORVILLE

California

WALTER FARRELL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCE

Kansas

KATHERINE SCHWEGEL NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

LANCASTER

California

HENRY KUHNS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EL DORADO

Kansas

LEON ROBB M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

JULIO GONZALEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

FALLS CHURCH

Virginia

DENIS MACDONALD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JOHN BENDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT COLLINS

Colorado

SCOTT SONDES M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

COVINGTON

Louisiana

TRACIE MARTIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAKLAND

Nebraska

KIMBERLY EMERSON M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BENTONVILLE

Arkansas

JOSEPH DELAPPI P.A.C.

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled50

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

STEVE WHEELER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

SETH IVINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILMINGTON

Delaware

JEFFREY KIMPSON M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled50

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

JOHN HART MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

PAUL MINNICK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT JOHNS

Michigan

JOHN MARONEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VANCOUVER

Washington

MICHAEL HODULIK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLORENCE

Oregon

TIFFANY SELONG D.O.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled50

BOONE

North Carolina

DAVID CHESLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

BASSAM AL HOMSI MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEMING

New Mexico

GARY GRIMES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PALMDALE

California

BETSY BRITZ N.D., A.P.R.N.C.N.S.

Clinical Nurse Specialist, MedicalSurgical

Claims Filled50

AURORA

Colorado