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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
ABDUL HAQ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled157

YPSILANTI

Michigan

AHDY NASSIF M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled52

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

ADON WEINBERG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

PETER FRAGATOS M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled54

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

ROBERT STREMMEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

YORK

Pennsylvania

ASIT UPADHYAY D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled78

YORK

Pennsylvania

JAMES MCGRATH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

YADKINVILLE

North Carolina

RISHIN PATEL MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled71

WYNNEWOOD

Pennsylvania

ROBERT GARFIELD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

WORCESTER

New York

BHAGWANTI ROHIRA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled75

WOOSTER

Ohio

JEFFREY RUBIN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled51

WOODSTOCK

Georgia

SAMAD ORAEE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled355

WOODBRIDGE

Virginia

CHERIAN SAJAN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled89

WINTER PARK

Florida

ENRIQUE UMPIERRE SCHUCK MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled71

WINTER PARK

Florida

JACK MILETIC M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled73

WINTER PARK

Florida

ANDREAS RUNHEIM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled71

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

CHAD CALDWELL PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled262

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

TED NIFONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

THOMAS MELOY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled103

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

HARRY HULBERT PAC

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled211

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

JOAN PRIDDY-SOUTHERN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled105

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ERNEST HODGES PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled283

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

JENNIFER WILMOTH P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled107

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

KEVIN SHUTE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

HEATHER OSBORNE FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled192

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina