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Prescriber Checkup » HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

32.9M
Medicare Part D Claims
$461M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 3,811,724 $60.1M
Texas 2,911,989 $48.1M
Florida 1,676,879 $21.2M
Michigan 1,542,774 $22.1M
Tennessee 1,382,717 $18.2M
Georgia 1,245,903 $15.5M
Ohio 1,219,307 $13.9M
Illinois 1,203,550 $18.2M
Alabama 1,184,240 $15.4M
North Carolina 1,093,063 $14.2M
Kentucky 1,069,533 $14.9M
Pennsylvania 1,036,173 $12M
Indiana 1,024,678 $16.6M
Missouri 874,516 $12.9M
Louisiana 828,699 $10.7M
New York 800,823 $12.7M
Oklahoma 707,086 $11.7M
Mississippi 695,203 $8.25M
South Carolina 685,008 $9.56M
Virginia 677,494 $8.4M
Washington 608,049 $8.03M
Arkansas 601,956 $8.62M
Wisconsin 504,881 $6.49M
Oregon 493,330 $7.36M
Arizona 484,477 $6.29M
West Virginia 440,744 $5.77M
Kansas 382,600 $5.15M
Iowa 358,335 $4.67M
Minnesota 351,243 $4.07M
Colorado 349,783 $4.67M
Nevada 282,940 $4.92M
Massachusetts 270,532 $2.55M
Idaho 219,484 $3.98M
New Jersey 218,084 $2.22M
Utah 214,104 $2.87M
New Mexico 191,011 $2.97M
Nebraska 188,643 $2.54M
Maryland 156,527 $1.83M
Connecticut 150,465 $1.51M
Maine 141,585 $2.17M
Montana 118,971 $1.72M
Rhode Island 107,178 $990K
South Dakota 72,619 $993K
New Hampshire 64,455 $642K
Hawaii 63,271 $823K
Wyoming 48,153 $655K
North Dakota 46,983 $613K
Vermont 38,731 $407K
Delaware 32,589 $374K
Alaska 32,465 $492K
District of Columbia 9,613 $94.2K
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 HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled12,316

HOUMA

Louisiana

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled7,096

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled6,546

WINFIELD

Alabama

CAROLYN SMITH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled6,071

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

AUGUSTUS SORIANO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled6,063

PHILADELPHIA

Mississippi

YOGESH MALLA M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled5,998

PADUCAH

Kentucky

ROBERT ZARZOUR MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled5,957

MOBILE

Alabama

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled5,947

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

JERRY BENFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled5,903

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled5,824

DECATUR

Alabama

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled5,653

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

CARL D'AGOSTINO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled5,432

MIDLAND

Texas

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled5,404

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled5,265

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled5,126

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

PATRICK PASCO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled5,036

MAGEE

Mississippi

ROBERT KROPAC MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled5,031

PRINCETON

West Virginia

LLOYD DYAS MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled4,814

RUSSELLVILLE

Alabama

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled4,804

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

MICHAEL MUSCARI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,733

OCEANA

West Virginia

RICHARD LINGREEN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled4,721

FRANKFORT

Kentucky

LORN MILLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled4,721

JASPER

Alabama

LAXMAIAH MANCHIKANTI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled4,585

PADUCAH

Kentucky

MORRIS SCHERLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled4,413

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

RODDIE GANTT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled4,266

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama