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OPANA ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

273K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 453 of 3238

$149M
Retail Cost

Rank: 153 of 3238

50,151
Patients

Rank: 518 of 3238

21,385
Prescribers

Rank: 570 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
North Carolina 5,819 31,672 $17.3M
Tennessee 5,636 30,979 $15.7M
Florida 4,567 20,723 $12.4M
Pennsylvania 3,664 19,836 $9.96M
California 2,623 13,443 $7.9M
New York 2,329 12,407 $7.74M
Ohio 2,088 11,815 $6.34M
Texas 2,340 11,226 $6.08M
Indiana 1,450 8,533 $4.9M
Virginia 1,279 6,846 $3.52M
Georgia 1,382 6,509 $3.24M
Louisiana 1,041 5,866 $3.27M
Michigan 1,228 5,802 $4.03M
Arizona 1,172 5,618 $3.12M
Alabama 1,010 5,451 $2.89M
New Jersey 1,043 5,396 $3.05M
Kentucky 975 5,029 $2.55M
Missouri 836 4,893 $2.64M
South Carolina 1,066 4,775 $2.39M
Oklahoma 811 4,755 $2.73M
Nevada 925 4,252 $2.17M
Illinois 766 3,879 $1.83M
Maryland 782 3,711 $1.92M
West Virginia 601 3,647 $2.05M
Colorado 677 3,543 $2.07M
Wisconsin 642 3,206 $1.52M
Connecticut 517 2,895 $1.86M
Washington 480 2,411 $1.18M
Kansas 443 2,358 $1.19M
Oregon 409 2,350 $1.25M
Mississippi 441 2,346 $1.16M
Arkansas 462 2,167 $1.12M
Utah 310 1,706 $841K
Massachusetts 393 1,673 $1.2M
New Mexico 248 1,360 $795K
Hawaii 384 1,235 $445K
Idaho 221 1,185 $632K
Maine 234 1,170 $552K
Nebraska 206 1,098 $587K
Iowa 209 1,044 $566K
New Hampshire 181 910 $425K
Delaware 170 883 $509K
South Dakota 66 432 $205K
Minnesota 82 371 $174K
Rhode Island 72 357 $219K
Vermont 47 322 $245K
Montana 40 306 $136K
Alaska 38 230 $116K
North Dakota 21 128 $54.3K
District of Columbia 42 100 $50K
Wyoming 23 91 $44.1K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
SUDHIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled155

HILLSBORO

Missouri

JENNIFER WILMOTH P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled155

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ANGELA BROWN FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled154

WARTBURG

Tennessee

SCOTT SONDES M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled154

COVINGTON

Louisiana

MICHELLE PAINTER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled153

BRISTOL

Tennessee

BALLARD WRIGHT M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled152

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

WILLIAM GORE PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled152

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

RICHARD SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled152

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

JOHN OTERO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled152

BAY PINES

Florida

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled151

TAMPA

Florida

JANICE ORSINI ANP GNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled151

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER VINSANT MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled151

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

KEVIN COYLE MB BCH BAO LRCPSI

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled151

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

ALEJANDRO BLACHAR M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled150

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

CATHY HEATH WHNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled150

SEYMOUR

Indiana

ALICE BEANE FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled149

LAURINBURG

North Carolina

SUSAN JOHNSTON APN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled149

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

TRISTAN STONGER M.D.

Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck

Claims Filled148

PERU

Indiana

PAOLO GIACOMINI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled148

WABASH

Indiana

EZRA RIBER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled148

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

DAVID HICKS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

CLEARWATER

Florida

MARK STEPHAN PA

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled147

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JOAN PRIDDY-SOUTHERN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled146

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

JANE KEILITZ PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled145

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

ALLISON SHAMBLIN P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled145

JACKSON

Tennessee