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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
LINDSAY STUBBLEFIELD FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled81

TAZEWELL

Tennessee

TERENCE MOORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

FORD CITY

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH STONER MD

Anatomic Pathology Clinical Pathology

Claims Filled80

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

HEATHER NATH M.D

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled80

CHESTERTON

Indiana

JITHENDRA RAI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled80

ERIE

Pennsylvania

DAVID PAULSON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled80

LILLINGTON

North Carolina

ANN CARTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

OAK RIDGE

Tennessee

CHOCK TSERING M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled80

MONROE

North Carolina

BRANNON FRANK M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled80

AUSTIN

Texas

MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled80

HOUMA

Louisiana

STEVE JACKSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARCIA JACOBS F.N.P. - B.C.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled79

WARTBURG

Tennessee

BENJAMIN UDOH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

NATHAN HILL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled79

SYLVANIA

Ohio

TRACI WHITE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled79

TULSA

Oklahoma

BHARAT SHAH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled79

LORAIN

Ohio

JOSE VILLARREAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled79

EL PASO

Texas

ALICE JACKSON APN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled79

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

BENNY SANCHEZ M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled79

HOUSTON

Texas

THELMA GREEN-MACK MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled79

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

MAHMOOD AHMAD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled79

SHERWOOD

Arkansas

KELSI TAGLIATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled79

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RANDALL OLIVER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled79

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

JANE GLANZER CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled79

RAPID CITY

South Dakota

JULIAN HARO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled79

AUSTIN

Texas