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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
DUBY AVILA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled339

KISSIMMEE

Florida

EMILIO SUAREZ D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled338

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

SUNIL NAIK M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled337

HOUSTON

Texas

JACK MILETIC M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled337

WINTER PARK

Florida

DONALD BACON M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled335

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

BENJAMIN VENGER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled330

FORT MOHAVE

Arizona

HAFIZ KHATTAK M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled330

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

HOWARD COHEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled329

DALLAS

Texas

LAWRENCE WILKIN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled328

ELMHURST

Illinois

RICKY LOCKETT DO

Specialist

Claims Filled327

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

WALTER ELLIS M.D.

Claims Filled327

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ROBYN SATO D.O.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled326

FULLERTON

California

KATIE GERARGE PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled324

PORTSMOUTH

Virginia

DAVID BROSMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled323

HILTON HEAD

South Carolina

DAVID PAUL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled323

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

GEORGI MIKELADZE MD

Claims Filled321

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CHERI HOUGLAND PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled320

PALO CEDRO

California

MARK WINKLER P.A.-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled320

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

ASHMEAD ALI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled317

CALIFORNIA CITY

California

DANA RICHARD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled316

GREENACRES

Florida

STUART HARTMAN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled316

LEBANON

Pennsylvania

BART GATZ M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled315

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

CHRISTOPHER MOCEK MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled313

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DAVID VANDERCAR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled312

TAMPA

Florida

NAHEED BASHIR M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled311

BELLEVILLE

Illinois