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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
NANCY FALLER DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled59

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

YVETTE SISK NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled70

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

KELLI CARPENTER FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled127

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

DAVID ZUB M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled211

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ERNEST HODGES PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled286

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

SCOTT CLINGAN P.A.-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled119

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

THOMAS MELOY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled93

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

SHEILA MCNAMEE PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled121

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

TIMOTHY PIRNAT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled79

WILMINGTON

Ohio

NORMAN ROBINSON MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled77

WILMINGTON

Delaware

CHRISTOPHER DONOVIN PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

JILL MCCULLEY MS PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled159

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

KENNY BARROW PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled105

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

VERONICA MASON FNP

Claims Filled167

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

ROMATH WAGHMARAE

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled223

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

EUGENE GOSY

Neurology

Claims Filled249

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

ELIZABETH HYLA ANP.C

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled80

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

RACHELE TABACZYNSKI RPA C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

DONNA KEITH-MCCAIN

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled118

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

BRIAN KRON RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled77

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

DANIEL SALCEDO M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled85

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

BONNIE DUGAN ANPC

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled63

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

DARREN RATH RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled66

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

DEBBRA HADDEN ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled85

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

EDWARD ZGLESZEWSKI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

WILLARD

Ohio