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OPANA ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

283K
Medicare Part D Claims
$162M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Tennessee 29,573 $16.2M
North Carolina 27,086 $15M
Pennsylvania 21,196 $11.2M
Florida 19,244 $11.3M
California 16,128 $11.7M
Ohio 16,080 $8.71M
New York 15,159 $9.53M
Michigan 11,782 $9.15M
Indiana 9,247 $5.61M
Texas 8,871 $4.65M
Virginia 8,116 $4.26M
Kentucky 7,532 $4.04M
Georgia 6,258 $3.1M
Louisiana 6,153 $3.31M
West Virginia 5,737 $3.2M
New Jersey 5,394 $3.13M
South Carolina 4,899 $2.52M
Oklahoma 4,844 $2.93M
Alabama 4,782 $2.48M
Missouri 4,632 $2.42M
Arizona 3,841 $2.16M
Illinois 3,645 $1.7M
Maryland 3,635 $2.02M
Nevada 3,508 $1.88M
Colorado 3,301 $1.89M
Connecticut 2,892 $2.05M
Mississippi 2,808 $1.47M
Oregon 2,424 $1.36M
Washington 2,400 $1.23M
Wisconsin 2,248 $1.21M
Kansas 2,146 $1.06M
Arkansas 2,116 $1.09M
Utah 1,748 $954K
Massachusetts 1,571 $1.28M
Hawaii 1,434 $504K
Delaware 1,246 $740K
New Mexico 1,183 $678K
Maine 1,140 $513K
Idaho 1,024 $555K
Iowa 975 $522K
Nebraska 950 $493K
New Hampshire 901 $484K
Rhode Island 541 $387K
Minnesota 518 $280K
Vermont 508 $275K
South Dakota 483 $234K
Montana 379 $175K
Alaska 230 $114K
Wyoming 141 $57.7K
North Dakota 135 $73.3K
District of Columbia 57 $41.3K
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 OPANA ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALAN MILLER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

FERNANDINA BEACH

Florida

ZONGFU CHEN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled52

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

MADHAVI PARIKH PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled52

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

GALADRIEL PASTOR PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled52

ARLINGTON

Virginia

KIRSTEN BERGGREN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled52

WILLISTON

Vermont

OKEZIE OKEZIE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

BAYTOWN

Texas

RONALD ACCAS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled52

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ANTHONY EIDELMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

OLATHE

Kansas

E ROBIE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

NITRO

West Virginia

MARTIN HALE M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled52

PLANTATION

Florida

CLYDE ARNOLD

General Practice

Claims Filled52

LOS ANGELES

California

AHDY NASSIF M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled52

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

JOHN SAWYER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled52

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

RALPH CARRUTHERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

COLUMBIA

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL BERTRAM MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled52

CINCINNATI

Ohio

NEAL GOLDBERGER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

MONROE

North Carolina

LIAN JEN DO PA

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled52

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

ARNEDA LYONS FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled53

SALEM

Virginia

MICHELLE O'CONNOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled53

FREDERICKSBURG

Virginia

EMILY ROGERS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled53

MEDFORD

Oregon

PHYLLIS L'ESTRANGE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled53

MIDDLETOWN

New York

CHARLES HUANG D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

WELLINGTON

Florida

TARA BEUSCHER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled53

MINOCQUA

Wisconsin

JOHN LABS PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled53

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina