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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
CHERYL CONRAD N.P.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled83

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MUHAMMAD AKBAR MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Claims Filled83

CLOVIS

California

MARY PATTERSON P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled83

GILLETTE

Wyoming

ZBIGNIEW PURZYCKI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

HAMTRAMCK

Michigan

COURTNEY ASH RN, FNP-C

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

RICHMOND

Virginia

JOHN URRUTIA P.A.C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled82

TWIN FALLS

Idaho

BRIAN TSANG M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled82

BILOXI

Mississippi

ERIN DERBIGNY MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled82

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ABIOLA ADISA-OBAYAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled82

DETROIT

Michigan

USHMA PATEL MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled82

ASHLAND

Kentucky

VENKATESH MOVVA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled82

TULSA

Oklahoma

ISAAC KREIZMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled82

BROOKLYN

New York

ALI EL-MOHANDES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled82

HAGERSTOWN

Maryland

MARVIN HOFFERT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled82

RALEIGH

North Carolina

ELIZABETH HYLA ANP.C

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled82

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JAMES SKEEN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled82

PINEHURST

North Carolina

MARK BODACK MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled82

POUGHKEEPSIE

New York

MARCIA ELFENBAUM M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

SAN DIEGO

California

KEVIN SHUTE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ALLISON SHAMBLIN P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled81

JACKSON

Tennessee

JAN SLOMBA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

BROOKLYN

New York

JOE BROWDER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JAWED HUSSAIN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JOHN GARRETT APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled81

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JOSEPH FORTIN D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled81

FORT WAYNE

Indiana