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OPANA ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

273K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 453 of 3238

$149M
Retail Cost

Rank: 153 of 3238

50,151
Patients

Rank: 518 of 3238

21,385
Prescribers

Rank: 570 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
North Carolina 5,819 31,672 $17.3M
Tennessee 5,636 30,979 $15.7M
Florida 4,567 20,723 $12.4M
Pennsylvania 3,664 19,836 $9.96M
California 2,623 13,443 $7.9M
New York 2,329 12,407 $7.74M
Ohio 2,088 11,815 $6.34M
Texas 2,340 11,226 $6.08M
Indiana 1,450 8,533 $4.9M
Virginia 1,279 6,846 $3.52M
Georgia 1,382 6,509 $3.24M
Louisiana 1,041 5,866 $3.27M
Michigan 1,228 5,802 $4.03M
Arizona 1,172 5,618 $3.12M
Alabama 1,010 5,451 $2.89M
New Jersey 1,043 5,396 $3.05M
Kentucky 975 5,029 $2.55M
Missouri 836 4,893 $2.64M
South Carolina 1,066 4,775 $2.39M
Oklahoma 811 4,755 $2.73M
Nevada 925 4,252 $2.17M
Illinois 766 3,879 $1.83M
Maryland 782 3,711 $1.92M
West Virginia 601 3,647 $2.05M
Colorado 677 3,543 $2.07M
Wisconsin 642 3,206 $1.52M
Connecticut 517 2,895 $1.86M
Washington 480 2,411 $1.18M
Kansas 443 2,358 $1.19M
Oregon 409 2,350 $1.25M
Mississippi 441 2,346 $1.16M
Arkansas 462 2,167 $1.12M
Utah 310 1,706 $841K
Massachusetts 393 1,673 $1.2M
New Mexico 248 1,360 $795K
Hawaii 384 1,235 $445K
Idaho 221 1,185 $632K
Maine 234 1,170 $552K
Nebraska 206 1,098 $587K
Iowa 209 1,044 $566K
New Hampshire 181 910 $425K
Delaware 170 883 $509K
South Dakota 66 432 $205K
Minnesota 82 371 $174K
Rhode Island 72 357 $219K
Vermont 47 322 $245K
Montana 40 306 $136K
Alaska 38 230 $116K
North Dakota 21 128 $54.3K
District of Columbia 42 100 $50K
Wyoming 23 91 $44.1K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
MICHAEL TOSHOK DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled250

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

BETH ALCALA NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled249

RALEIGH

North Carolina

DIANE HORNEMAN CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled247

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

ANDREAS REVELIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled246

TULSA

Oklahoma

SHAILESH UPADHYAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled245

ANNISTON

Alabama

DOUGLAS PRITCHARD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled244

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

RANDALL BREWER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled243

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

DAWIT TEKLEHAIMANOT D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled243

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

WALTER ELLIS M.D.

Claims Filled240

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ADAM SEWELL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled237

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

NEAL TAUB M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled236

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

OLIVER JAMES M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled236

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled233

CLEARWATER

Florida

JAY OLSSON DO PROF ASSOCIATIONN

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled232

MELBOURNE

Florida

ANTHONY MIMMS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled232

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

EVA PIZARRO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled231

MIAMI

Florida

ERNEST HODGES PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled230

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

HARRY HULBERT PAC

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled230

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

IGOR SMELYANSKY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled229

WARTBURG

Tennessee

DESIREE KINARD PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled226

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

SABRINA HUFFSTETLER APN, NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled226

SWEETWATER

Tennessee

RUDY HAMM PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled226

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARILYN CASTLE APRN; BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled225

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

NANCY ERICKSON DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled221

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

TERESITA RUOFF PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled218

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina