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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
E ROBIE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

NITRO

West Virginia

JEAN YOU M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled75

KENNEWICK

Washington

LININA RAGAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled71

LONGVIEW

Washington

DONALD DILLINGER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

EVERETT

Washington

JOHN LUCKWITZ MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled65

VANCOUVER

Washington

YONGYI ZHU M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled58

EDMONDS

Washington

TED KEYES M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SPOKANE

Washington

SAMAD ORAEE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled355

WOODBRIDGE

Virginia

LAWRENCE WINIKUR M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled293

DANVILLE

Virginia

CYRUS BAKHIT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled236

ROANOKE

Virginia

BRENDA WALLER M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled229

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

MAHSIN HABIB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

ASHBURN

Virginia

JAWAD BHATTI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

RICHMOND

Virginia

SCOTT CLINGAN P.A.-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled115

PORTSMOUTH

Virginia

PAMELA HEATH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

DANVILLE

Virginia

DON BIVINS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled110

BLACKSBURG

Virginia

CHARLES BONNER MD, MS, CRP

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled108

RICHMOND

Virginia

CLAY SINGLETON MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled100

NEWPORT NEWS

Virginia

GARFIELD SAMUELS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

VIRGINIA BEACH

Virginia

CAREN AARON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

COURTNEY ASH RN, FNP-C

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

RICHMOND

Virginia

JOHN PELLEGRINI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

TAZEWELL

Virginia

ANTONIO QUIDGLEY-NEVARES MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled72

NORFOLK

Virginia

EDUARDO FRAIFELD MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled64

DANVILLE

Virginia

DAVID MORGAN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled62

PEMBROKE

Virginia