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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
JEAN CHARLOT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,149

PLANTATION

Florida

ALEX-ABBEY AKIN-WUMI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,940

DETROIT

Michigan

FRANK PATINO M.D.

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled1,545

LIVONIA

Michigan

WASHINGTON BRYAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,262

LOS ANGELES

California

DELENO WEBB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled955

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

MICHAEL NWOKE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled912

EASTPOINTE

Michigan

FRANK BALLESTEROS M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled856

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

SAMUEL SANCHEZ D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled834

LAKEWOOD

California

ABDELRAHMAN MOHAMED MD

Specialist

Claims Filled737

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

ADELFO PAMATMAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled733

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

THULASI DIVI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled697

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

JENNIFER GREEN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled694

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ERNEST CASILLAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled664

LOS ANGELES

California

ABDUL HAQ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled655

YPSILANTI

Michigan

TRACY JOHNSON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled652

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

FANNY DELA CRUZ M.D.

Surgery of the Hand

Claims Filled635

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

OLIVER HERNDON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled632

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

KRISTA CUTSHAW N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled630

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

GUANG YANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled584

STOW

Ohio

ADEKUNLE OSHIYOYE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled576

MADISON HEIGHTS

Michigan

TONYA AMBLER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled572

POWELL

Tennessee

BERNARD SHELTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled568

SAINT CLAIR SHORES

Michigan

OBIOMA AGOMUOH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled552

HAMTRAMCK

Michigan

ERIC BACKOS M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled528

WARREN

Michigan

EVA PIZARRO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled521

MIAMI

Florida