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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
MICHAEL RHODES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled260

GOODLETTSVILLE

Tennessee

MUHAMMAD KALEEM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LAWRENCE PETERS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled257

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ROBERT CHIRONNA M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled256

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

AMAR GOYAL M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled256

TOLEDO

Ohio

THOMAS CRAIG M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled253

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS

Ohio

MARJORIE PICKEL NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled253

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

WALTER ELLIS M.D.

Claims Filled252

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

PANAGIOTIS ZENETOS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled250

BAYSIDE

New York

JOSEPH GARFINKEL MD

Claims Filled250

STOCKTON

California

EUGENE GOSY

Neurology

Claims Filled249

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

ANDREW SUGANTHARAJ MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled245

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SAUD SIDDIQUI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled240

COLUMBUS

Ohio

STEVEN SIMON MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled237

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

MUHAMMAD NASIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

ALTADENA

California

AMY POWERS APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled233

LEBANON

Tennessee

ABDULLAHI MUBARAK M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled233

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

ANDREW PANDYA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled229

SAVANNAH

Georgia

GARRETT DIXON M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled227

FRANKLIN

Pennsylvania

ROMATH WAGHMARAE

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled223

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

PEGGY RICHARDSON M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled222

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

DARRYL FOSTER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled222

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

BARBARA BRAUCH NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled220

HARRIMAN

Tennessee

CHARLES BROWN CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled219

CHANTILLY

Virginia

BONIFACE ONUBAH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled218

WESTMINSTER

California