Hydrocortisone

Generic name

Hydrocortisone

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$42.56

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.37

10.41%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Vensun/Strides
  • Strides Pharma
  • Taro Pharm USA
  • Perrigo/Padagis
  • Pd-Rx Pharm
  • Greenstone LLC.
  • Fougera/Sandoz
  • Crown Laborator
  • Chartwell Rx Ll
  • Ani Pharmaceuti*
  • Amneal Pharmace
  • Actavis/Teva
  • AHP

What is Hydrocortisone

This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., insect bites, poison oak/ivy, eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash, itching of the outer female genitals, anal itching). Hydrocortisone reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a mild corticosteroid. NOTE: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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*Origin of the terms and chart data used within this page: https://data.cms.gov/

Common Questions About Hydrocortisone

Yes, Hydrocortisone is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Hydrocortisone was $0.37.

The average dose of Hydrocortisone received per year is 109,956,770 units

1,073,536 Medicare beneficiaries received Hydrocortisone in 2021, which was a 0.11% from 2020

There were 2,043,507 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.06% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $22.36

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Hydrocortisone was $42.56

The most expensive manufacturer of Hydrocortisone is Ani Pharmaceuti*

Crown Laborator is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.11

Ani Pharmaceuti* received $14,866,328.19

The total amount spent on Hydrocortisone by Medicare is $45,686,762.61

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