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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
FRANK KUNKEL M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled218

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP

Pennsylvania

CHARLES STEWART MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled216

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DAVID HICKS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

CLEARWATER

Florida

BRUCE BIALOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled215

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

HAIRONG PENG MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled214

KANE

Pennsylvania

OSCAR LINARES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

DEARBORN

Michigan

JOHN PARK M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled212

SCOTTDALE

Pennsylvania

JAMES ROTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled212

MANCHESTER

Tennessee

LEONARD ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

ABIOLA ADISA-OBAYAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled211

DETROIT

Michigan

DAVID ZUB M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled211

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

MITCHELL SIMONS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled210

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MEGAN HENSLEY FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled210

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

BETH RICHARDS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled209

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

JANET MCNIEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled209

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARK WORKMAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled209

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

ARNOLD FELDMAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled209

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

SANJOY SUNDARESAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled209

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

JAWAD BHATTI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

RICHMOND

Virginia

JANET GRAHAM ANP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled208

PULASKI

Tennessee

BILLY SMITH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled207

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

MICHAEL FLETCHER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled205

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

DENNIS AGUIRRE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled205

BRISTOL

Tennessee

HEATHER OSBORNE FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled204

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

CYRUS BAKHIT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled202

ROANOKE

Virginia