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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
CYNTHIA PAYNE-SMITH NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled159

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

GERALD CHATMAN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled159

LOS ANGELES

California

ROMATH WAGHMARAE

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled157

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

ABDUL HAQ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled157

YPSILANTI

Michigan

FANNY DELA CRUZ M.D.

Surgery of the Hand

Claims Filled157

LIVONIA

Michigan

RAYMOND SORENSEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled157

TULSA

Oklahoma

CHADRICK HULL PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled157

WARTBURG

Tennessee

AMRIT SINGH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled157

LOCKPORT

New York

JAMES WIKE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled157

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOSEPH PAGANO MD

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled156

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

HEATHER ALFONSO MSN APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled156

DERBY

Connecticut

JANET GRAHAM ANP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled155

PULASKI

Tennessee

FATHALLA MASHALI MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled155

WINCHESTER

Massachusetts

DIANA MCKEITHAN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled155

FAIRMONT

North Carolina

JULIE CHAO MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled154

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

GEORGE GRIFFIN M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled154

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ADRIAN TALBOT MD JD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled154

SLIDELL

Louisiana

ERIC ROSLONSKI DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled154

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

BEN RAINES DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

HAYS

North Carolina

PENNY MITCHELL FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled152

CONOVER

North Carolina

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled152

ATHENS

Georgia

ROBERT COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled151

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

BOHDAN WARYCHA MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled151

GAINESVILLE

Florida

NANCY ERICKSON DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled151

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

RONALD KAHN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled150

BRYAN

Texas