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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
THOMAS SCHRATTENHOLZER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Oregon

LESTER SAUVAGE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

DARIN BUSH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FT. LAUDERDALE

Florida

ED ASHTAR M.D., F.A.C.P.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

ROCKVILLE

Maryland

REHAN MEMON MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

DICKINSON

Texas

CLARK ZEDDIES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GENEVA

Illinois

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MELBOURNE

Florida

ANIL SAHIJWANI MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

OLISE TORSKE PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

FARGO

North Dakota

DAVID LANGKAMMER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANTIOCH

California

JOSEPH GUERRINI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

ERIC SOHN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPOKANE

Washington

JEFFREY COOPER M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

SUMTER

South Carolina

JOHN SCHROTH PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

TYRONE

Pennsylvania

ROBERT LEWE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Ohio

KEVIN RHODES D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

KIRKSVILLE

Missouri

MICHAEL JOHNSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

UNIVERSITY PLACE

Washington

ROBERT BROWNSBERGER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLAGSTAFF

Arizona

ROBERTO FERNANDEZ BLAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

MICHAEL BLANCHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

YUBA CITY

California

PETER BOSTICK MD

Surgical Oncology

Claims Filled50

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MICHAEL SANDBORN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

RAVI PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BAKERSFIELD

California

PHILIP CHIOU MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

SANJAY CHAVDA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky