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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
JUAN HARRIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled84

OGDENSBURG

New York

MAZEN IBRAHIM

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

CHARLESTOWN

Indiana

BRANNON FRANK M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled84

AUSTIN

Texas

PHILIP PERROTTA PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled84

PINEHURST

North Carolina

THELMA GREEN-MACK MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled84

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

BALDEV SINGH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled84

FRESNO

California

TONY LABABIDI D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled84

WADSWORTH

Ohio

GREGORY BRANT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

ASHTABULA

Ohio

JOHN WELLER FNPC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled83

SALEM

Oregon

SERGIO ALVARADO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled83

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JAMIE CORDES APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled83

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

RUPDEV KHOSA M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled83

ARCADIA

California

DEBORAH UPCHURCH HOWARD APN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Acute Care

Claims Filled83

WARTBURG

Tennessee

ALEN SALERIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled83

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

CHADRICK HULL PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled83

WARTBURG

Tennessee

ANTHONY GUARINO MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled83

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WILLIAM WILLIAMS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled83

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

VINCENT CARLESI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled83

STAMFORD

Connecticut

GEORGE NAUM DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

WINTERSVILLE

Ohio

DEBORAH MATTELIANO N.P

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled82

BUFFALO

New York

GARY STARKMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled82

NEW YORK

New York

KATHERINE BURNISTON FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled82

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

ZHENG WANG MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled82

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DANIEL WIK M.D., D.C.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled81

NORFOLK

Nebraska

KRISHNA BHAT MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled81

CARY

North Carolina