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OPANA ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

134K
Medicare Part D Claims
$191M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Michigan 33,314 $27.6M
Tennessee 32,332 $16.8M
North Carolina 25,600 $13.7M
California 22,292 $18.9M
Pennsylvania 22,245 $11.4M
Ohio 20,507 $11.1M
Florida 18,819 $11.2M
New York 18,285 $11.8M
Indiana 10,559 $6.44M
Texas 8,656 $4.51M
Kentucky 8,223 $4.45M
Virginia 8,091 $4.19M
West Virginia 6,799 $3.47M
Georgia 6,603 $3.14M
Louisiana 5,373 $2.66M
New Jersey 4,700 $2.86M
Alabama 4,600 $2.33M
Missouri 4,573 $2.21M
Oklahoma 4,508 $2.62M
South Carolina 4,350 $2.24M
Nevada 3,749 $2.06M
Maryland 3,713 $2.14M
Arizona 3,670 $2.18M
Colorado 3,569 $1.98M
Illinois 3,218 $1.61M
Connecticut 3,102 $2.17M
Mississippi 2,799 $1.4M
Washington 2,600 $1.26M
Wisconsin 2,590 $1.25M
Arkansas 2,410 $1.12M
Oregon 2,314 $1.13M
Utah 1,981 $1.05M
Kansas 1,911 $1M
Massachusetts 1,586 $1.32M
Hawaii 1,489 $449K
Delaware 1,481 $827K
Maine 1,245 $583K
Idaho 1,112 $549K
New Mexico 1,069 $635K
New Hampshire 920 $474K
Nebraska 872 $396K
Iowa 859 $423K
Minnesota 559 $287K
Rhode Island 551 $390K
Montana 489 $197K
Vermont 444 $221K
South Dakota 440 $180K
Alaska 236 $122K
Wyoming 151 $64.4K
North Dakota 139 $58.5K
District of Columbia 78 $62.6K
Puerto Rico 30 $25.4K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for OPANA ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PADMAJA YATHAM M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled78

ORLANDO

Florida

ASHLEY CLASSEN D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled78

FORT WORTH

Texas

UDAY UTHAMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

NEWARK

Delaware

BYRON JONES M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled78

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

STEPHEN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

PATRICIA SPRINGER N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled78

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

RICARDO CRUCIANI M.D. PHD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled78

NEW YORK

New York

CHRISTOPHER MCLAREN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled78

RAEFORD

North Carolina

PAMELA POPE ANP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled78

LILINGTON

North Carolina

PATRICK SHAUGHNESSY MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled78

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania

OSCAR DELEON-CASASOLA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled78

BUFFALO

New York

CATHERINE HARMSTON FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled78

OGDEN

Utah

RICKY HOUDERSHELDT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

HURRICANE

West Virginia

AMER AKHRASS M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled79

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

TIMOTHY PIRNAT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled79

WILMINGTON

Ohio

CARROLL MCLEOD MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled79

JACKSON

Mississippi

ASIT UPADHYAY D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled79

YORK

Pennsylvania

JOHN LABS PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled79

MOORESVILLE

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER WILSON M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled79

DECATUR

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER RHODY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

CANONSBURG

Pennsylvania

ROGER LALLEMAND MD

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled79

OLD BRIDGE

New Jersey

EDWARD HAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

SAN BERNARDINO

California

RONALD TILLEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled79

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

KHALID KHAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

HAWTHORNE

California

STEVEN RICHARDSON PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled79

BELLFLOWER

California