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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
HEIDI SEIFERT M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

BELLAIRE

Texas

GREGORY ZOLKOWSKI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

BOLIVAR

Missouri

PAUL WAND M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled52

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

STANLEY WHISENANT MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

ROWLETT

Texas

FRANK CALHOUN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled53

SODDY DAISY

Tennessee

CHARLES HILGENHURST M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled53

SMYRNA

Tennessee

REBEKAH GUY M.D., B.S.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

BOISE

Idaho

GHOLAMREZA SHAREGHI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled53

KALAMAZOO

Michigan

HEMAL MEHTA MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled53

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

PETER SCHEIDLER D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

CINCINNATI

Ohio

TRISHNA WALSH PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled53

WATERBURY

Connecticut

ANWAR MIRE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

LUVELL GLANTON M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

HANNIBAL

Missouri

JEAN HOLDREN DO PC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

EAST LIVERPOOL

Ohio

JOHN HONG M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

BOLINGBROOK

Illinois

DAVID BEATTY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

ELKHART

Indiana

NILESH JOBALIA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

HAMILTON

Ohio

TROY HUNTER APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled53

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

ERIC MILLER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

NEW BRAUNFELS

Texas

DANIEL AMOS PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled53

LOS ANGELES

California

THOMAS NASSER DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled53

LANCASTER

California

DHRUV PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled53

ELYRIA

Ohio

RINKOO AGGARWAL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled53

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ALEX-ABBEY AKINWUMI MD

Claims Filled53

DETROIT

Michigan

CHAD AUSTIN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama