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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
MARY PATTERSON P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled112

GILLETTE

Wyoming

TARA BEUSCHER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled95

MINOCQUA

Wisconsin

JAMES WILLIAMS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

GREEN LAKE

Wisconsin

CLIFFORD BOWE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

CADOTT

Wisconsin

CARRIE VOSS APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled58

SHEBOYGAN

Wisconsin

E ROBIE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

NITRO

West Virginia

JOSE GORDINHO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled77

BECKLEY

West Virginia

LESLIE WINTERS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

MUHAMMED NASHER-ALNEAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled163

SOUTH CHARLESTEN

West Virginia

OSCAR GOSIEN M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Clinic/Center

Claims Filled107

OAK HILL

West Virginia

MICHAEL PATTERSON M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled139

WEIRTON

West Virginia

GHALI IBRAHIM-BACHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

AHMET OZTURK M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled66

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

JEFFREY HOLMES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

HURRICANE

West Virginia

JEROME AUL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled91

WEIRTON

West Virginia

ROLAND CHALIFOUX JR DO

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled160

MCMECHEN

West Virginia

KENNETH SEEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

SPENCER

West Virginia

PAUL NIELSEN DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled87

RAVENSWOOD

West Virginia

PHILLIP JARVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

RAINELLE

West Virginia

CHRISTOPHER SKAGGS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

DELENO WEBB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled955

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

FELIX BRIZUELA DO

Neurology

Claims Filled57

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

DAVID CARAWAY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled185

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

CHRISTOPHER KIM MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled110

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

GREGORY OLENIC M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled168

WEIRTON

West Virginia