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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
TANVEER ASLAM M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled51

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

STEPHEN PADNES

Claims Filled51

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARGARET IRISH DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled51

GREELEY

Colorado

JAMES WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

GREEN LAKE

Wisconsin

JAMES KELLY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

DILLON

South Carolina

TERENCE ROSS D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled51

FREMONT

Ohio

JENNIFER GREENE

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled51

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

FELICIA CAIN MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled51

HICKORY

North Carolina

ROBERT RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SHAWN WU MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled51

GULFPORT

Mississippi

MAHMOOD NASIR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled51

SUNBURY

Pennsylvania

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

RAJENDRA BOTHRA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

WARREN

Michigan

NICOLE WRIGHT PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

SAN DIEGO

California

GORDON WOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

TRISTAN BRIONES M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled51

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

NICOLE AMIDEO PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled51

BOISE

Idaho

NICHOLAS FERNANDO PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled51

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota

THOMAS HARBURG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

PORTLAND

Oregon

TIMOTHY BELL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

KINGSTON

Tennessee

BERNIE SIMONS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ALIQUIPPA

Pennsylvania

JOHN TASKER M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled52

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

YUTING XIONG M.D., PH.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

STAMFORD

Connecticut

JAMES BENOIST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

GREENWOOD VILLAGE

Colorado

ADRIAN TALBOT MD JD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled52

SLIDELL

Louisiana