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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
CHRISTA SCHEUNEMANN APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled70

GREENFIELD

Wisconsin

KAYLENE FREY PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled58

GREENFIELD

Wisconsin

JAMES WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

GREEN LAKE

Wisconsin

CARRIE VOSS APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled114

GREENFIELD

Wisconsin

LYNDA FIELDS APNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled52

APPLETON

Wisconsin

STEVEN DONATELLO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled56

GLENDALE

Wisconsin

BARBARA KOSCHAK APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled72

GREENFIELD

Wisconsin

MIRIAM COLTON

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled51

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

PAUL HOELL M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled64

NEW LONDON

Wisconsin

JEROME AUL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled65

WEIRTON

West Virginia

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled157

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

JORGE ROIG MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled78

WEIRTON

West Virginia

DAVID CARAWAY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled115

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

FRANCIS SALDANHA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled95

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

VERNON STANLEY MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled88

OAK HILL

West Virginia

MICHAEL PATTERSON M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled97

WEIRTON

West Virginia

PAUL NIELSEN DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled98

RAVENSWOOD

West Virginia

MUHAMMED NASHER-ALNEAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled106

SOUTH CHARLESTEN

West Virginia

SANJAY MEHTA DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

SCARBRO

West Virginia

NARCISO RODRIGUEZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled112

BECKLEY

West Virginia

FELIX BRIZUELA DO

Neurology

Claims Filled188

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

PHILLIP JARVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

RAINELLE

West Virginia

ROLAND CHALIFOUX JR DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled84

MCMECHEN

West Virginia

CHRISTOPHER KIM MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled65

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

TIMOTHY DEER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled91

CHARLESTON

West Virginia