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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
ROBERT HOLLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

PT PLEASANT

West Virginia

FRANCIS SALDANHA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled81

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled281

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

TIMOTHY DEER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled116

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

TRESSIE DUFFY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

MARTINSBURG

West Virginia

ARVIND VIRADIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CROSS LANES

West Virginia

JAMES WAGNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

POINT PLEASANT

West Virginia

ROBERT TAYENGCO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

MASON

West Virginia

JORGE ROIG MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled261

WEIRTON

West Virginia

PHILLIP TRIPLETT D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

NARCISO RODRIGUEZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled109

BECKLEY

West Virginia

RICKY HOUDERSHELDT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

HURRICANE

West Virginia

JOHN RICHARDS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

ELKVIEW

West Virginia

SOMES GUHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

BRYAN MATUSIC DO

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled89

WEIRTON

West Virginia

ERIN NAIDU PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

JEAN YOU M.D

Rehabilitation Practitioner

Claims Filled71

KENNEWICK

Washington

LAWRENCE HARTFORD PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled52

BREMERTON

Washington

JOHN LUCKWITZ MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled69

VANCOUVER

Washington

LININA RAGAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled62

LONGVIEW

Washington

CHARLES BROWN CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled219

CHANTILLY

Virginia

CYRUS BAKHIT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled202

ROANOKE

Virginia

SAMAD ORAEE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled273

WOODBRIDGE

Virginia

DON BIVINS M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled77

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

ANTONIO QUIDGLEY-NEVARES MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled144

NORFOLK

Virginia