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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
KEVIN COYLE MB BCH BAO LRCPSI

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled299

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

ZONGLI CHANG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled297

LIVONIA

Michigan

KIMBERLY CROMP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled295

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

MAHSIN HABIB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled292

ASHBURN

Virginia

JAMES BRESSI DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled290

STOW

Ohio

RAJBIR MINHAS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled290

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ROBERT SARLO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ERNEST HODGES PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled286

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

THOMAS RANIERI MD

Claims Filled284

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

RICHARD PLOWEY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled282

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled281

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

DEATRA YOUNG MD

Occupational Medicine

Claims Filled280

ROMULUS

Michigan

SAILAJA PEDDIREDDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

MICHAEL YAGER PHD PAC

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled274

GREELEY

Colorado

SAMAD ORAEE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled273

WOODBRIDGE

Virginia

JEFFREY WEBER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled272

ZEBULON

North Carolina

CHARLES SCHLOSSER MD,M.P.H

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled272

MARRERO

Louisiana

ROBERT COLES MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled268

HIXSON

Tennessee

SUSAN WAGNER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled266

RIVERSIDE

California

CLIFFORD DAVIDSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

AARON GOOTMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled265

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled264

MOBILE

Alabama

ERNEST WOLVERTON D.O.

Occupational Medicine

Claims Filled264

ROMULUS

Michigan

JORGE ROIG MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled261

WEIRTON

West Virginia

RALPH ORTIZ D.O., M.P.H.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled261

FREEVILLE

New York