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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
ROBERT VANDRAK DO

Physical Therapist

Claims Filled95

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

ERIC AITKEN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled94

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

LUIS COLLAZO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

FRASER

Michigan

NATHAN HILL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled93

SYLVANIA

Ohio

SCOTT MARTIN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled93

ALISO VIEJO

California

JAMES WATSON P.A-C

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled93

SALISBURY

North Carolina

THOMAS MELOY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled93

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

DANYA GODOY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled93

ST. PETERSBURG

Florida

CARMEN CARDONA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

JEROME COHAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled92

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MINDY EVANGELISTI PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled92

GREENWOOD VILLAGE

Colorado

JOSE VILLARREAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled92

EL PASO

Texas

MICHAEL TSCHICKARDT M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled92

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ANNA SEARLS

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled91

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

KEELA BAILEY MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled91

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SUNG MIN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled91

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ERIC PHILLIPS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

WESTLAND

Michigan

ANNE ABRAHAMSON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled91

TAYLOR

Michigan

JEROME AUL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled91

WEIRTON

West Virginia

JOAN PRIDDY-SOUTHERN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled91

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

SUSAN ADAMS-HAYES FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled91

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

BARRY STRAUS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled91

CANTON

Georgia

ALAN CHU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled91

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

SHANNON HOLLOWELL NP

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled91

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

BENJAMIN JAGIELLO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled91

CRANBERRY TWP

Pennsylvania