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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
RANDALL HALLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled414

NIXA

Missouri

DANYA GODOY-HUNG MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled412

ST. PETERSBURG

Florida

KIN-KWAN CHEUK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

RAINER VOGEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled404

HENDERSON

Nevada

ERIC HAYNES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled399

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

IFTEQAR SYED MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled394

PARIS

Texas

RUSSELL SACHS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled388

GREEN COVE SPRINGS

Florida

DAVID BETAT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled387

LAKEPORT

California

PHILIP GOGEL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled384

TROY

Illinois

JESS SALINAS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled379

LAKE MARY

Florida

RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled378

PADUCAH

Kentucky

JAMES COLE MD PHD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled377

ALBANY

New York

GEORGE PERDIKIS MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled374

LANCASTER

California

ROBERT GUIRGUIS DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled373

TAMPA

Florida

KAREN MELLODY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled371

DES MOINES

Iowa

AMY BECERRA P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled362

BAKERSFIELD

California

WADE KING FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled355

BILLINGS

Montana

TODD LININGER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled354

BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

ANTHONY AFONG M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled353

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

REUBEN HENDERSON DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled351

LANSING

Michigan

DOUGLAS PRITCHARD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled350

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

SYED HUSSAIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled350

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHERIAN SAJAN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled349

WINTER PARK

Florida

ANDRZEJ SZCZEPANEK M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled347

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

ATEF WASEF MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled341

CANTON

Ohio