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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
DONNA DAVIS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled313

ELKIN

North Carolina

RONA JUSTICE APN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled300

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

KWADWO GYARTENG-DAKWA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled297

DURHAM

North Carolina

BILLY SMITH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled294

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

LAWRENCE WINIKUR M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled293

DANVILLE

Virginia

RAJBIR MINHAS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled293

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LAWRENCE PETERS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled292

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MICHAEL TOSHOK DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled290

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

ANTHONY MIMMS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled288

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ERNEST HODGES PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled283

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

DANIEL HARRIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled282

BEAUMONT

Texas

JAY OLSSON DO PROF ASSOCIATIONN

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled281

MELBOURNE

Florida

JAMES BRESSI DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled277

STOW

Ohio

PHILLIP RAJADAS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled268

PUEBLO WEST

Colorado

ELAINE FERARU MD

Neurology

Claims Filled266

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

CHRISTINA COLLINS APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled264

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

AARON GOOTMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled263

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

CHAD CALDWELL PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled262

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

MARVA RICH PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled261

MAMERS

North Carolina

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled260

MOBILE

Alabama

FRANK PATINO M.D.

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled260

LIVONIA

Michigan

DARRYL FOSTER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled259

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

AMANDA ZIMMERMAN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled259

CLEMMONS

North Carolina

ARNOLD FELDMAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled258

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MICHAEL KENDRICK MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled256

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama