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HYDROMORPHONE HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

1.13M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 218 of 3238

$38M
Retail Cost

Rank: 441 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 146,574 $6M
Florida 113,519 $4.61M
New York 59,346 $2.19M
Texas 45,932 $2.05M
Pennsylvania 44,938 $1.38M
Virginia 39,623 $1.26M
Michigan 38,433 $1.32M
Washington 37,876 $858K
North Carolina 35,811 $899K
New Jersey 34,409 $893K
Massachusetts 32,596 $862K
Ohio 31,135 $940K
Illinois 29,351 $1.09M
Colorado 29,164 $860K
Maryland 28,376 $724K
Connecticut 25,624 $731K
Minnesota 24,780 $575K
Missouri 23,863 $884K
Georgia 23,782 $713K
Oregon 23,619 $704K
Arizona 20,074 $714K
Tennessee 18,799 $476K
Indiana 17,821 $743K
South Carolina 16,884 $569K
Iowa 14,029 $446K
Wisconsin 13,506 $540K
Alabama 12,082 $315K
Nevada 11,727 $374K
Kansas 11,049 $412K
Arkansas 10,938 $373K
Louisiana 10,744 $287K
Oklahoma 10,084 $359K
Kentucky 9,539 $323K
Delaware 9,269 $303K
New Hampshire 8,924 $217K
Maine 7,241 $170K
Vermont 6,726 $129K
Idaho 6,355 $219K
Mississippi 6,175 $131K
Montana 6,062 $163K
Utah 5,866 $164K
West Virginia 4,728 $231K
New Mexico 4,637 $166K
Nebraska 4,185 $123K
North Dakota 3,866 $73.2K
Rhode Island 2,671 $140K
District of Columbia 2,442 $57.3K
Hawaii 2,334 $71.2K
Alaska 1,757 $70.6K
South Dakota 1,646 $48.1K
Wyoming 1,409 $38.3K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
CATHY LUO M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled1,119

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,029

CLEARWATER

Florida

JOEL JOSELEVITZ M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled945

HOUSTON

Texas

JEANINE GODEC PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled925

SEATTLE

Washington

NORMAN BAADE D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled919

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

JIE ZHU MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled879

NEWARK

Delaware

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled848

SARASOTA

Florida

PADMAJA YATHAM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled818

ORLANDO

Florida

BARBARA BERKOWICH CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled812

NEWARK

Delaware

CHANDNI VIRDI ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled809

OLYMPIA

Washington

GABRIEL SOMORI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled777

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

STEVEN CHUN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled753

SARASOTA

Florida

ALEJANDRO BLACHAR M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled731

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

GURPREET PADDA M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled722

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

RENAUD RODRIGUE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled712

DALLAS

Texas

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled703

ATHENS

Georgia

HOWARD DIAMOND MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled699

RICHARDSON

Texas

GUANG YANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled692

STOW

Ohio

KATHRYN WEINBERG ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled650

LAUREL

Mississippi

GEORGE SIDHOM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled633

SPRING HILL

Florida

DAVID BETAT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled593

LAKEPORT

California

BOLKAR SAHINLER MD.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled589

LUBBOCK

Texas

SANDRA CANADAY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled583

RENTON

Washington

ROBERT GUIRGUIS DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled582

TAMPA

Florida

DUBY AVILA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled575

KISSIMMEE

Florida