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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
NEAL DUNKELMAN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled215

MIDDLETOWN

New York

PETER KALOGERINIS PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled213

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

ROBERT COLES MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled213

HIXSON

Tennessee

WALTER ELLIS M.D.

Claims Filled212

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

HARRY HULBERT PAC

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled211

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

RANDALL HALLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

NIXA

Missouri

SAUD SIDDIQUI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled208

COLUMBUS

Ohio

GARRETT DIXON M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled207

FRANKLIN

Pennsylvania

PARINDA FRUCHTMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled207

SALISBURY

North Carolina

MARILYN CASTLE APRN; BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled206

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

REBECCA HOLDREN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled205

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

MARK WORKMAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled204

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

MUHAMMAD KALEEM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JANET MCNIEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

RIYADH KASMIKHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

LATHRUP VILLAGE

Michigan

ROBERT GLAPINSKI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled201

CAPAC

Michigan

CATHY HEATH WHNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled199

SEYMOUR

Indiana

MICHAEL YAGER PHD PAC

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled198

GREELEY

Colorado

MAHSIN HABIB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

ASHBURN

Virginia

THOMAS RANIERI MD

Claims Filled197

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

AMY POWERS APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled197

LEBANON

Tennessee

MUHAMMED NASHER-ALNEAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled195

SOUTH CHARLESTEN

West Virginia

ROBERT CHIRONNA M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled194

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

EDWARD TAVEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled194

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

TERESITA RUOFF PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled194

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina