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Prescriber Checkup » HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

26.8M
Medicare Part D Claims
$430M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 3,596,855 $53.3M
Texas 2,755,926 $45.8M
Florida 1,645,599 $20.1M
Michigan 1,371,485 $19.4M
Tennessee 1,345,564 $17.9M
Ohio 1,192,515 $12.9M
Georgia 1,179,382 $14.8M
Illinois 1,120,887 $16.5M
Alabama 1,115,887 $14.5M
Kentucky 1,070,114 $14.5M
North Carolina 1,065,841 $13.9M
Pennsylvania 992,601 $11.2M
Indiana 956,780 $15.3M
Missouri 825,032 $12.4M
New York 791,155 $12.3M
Louisiana 749,703 $9.26M
Oklahoma 679,546 $11.3M
Virginia 656,983 $7.86M
Mississippi 651,188 $7.69M
South Carolina 643,120 $8.95M
Washington 580,715 $7.5M
Arkansas 564,948 $8.06M
Oregon 480,455 $6.96M
Arizona 473,731 $5.77M
Wisconsin 463,148 $5.88M
West Virginia 432,540 $5.59M
Kansas 365,010 $4.9M
Minnesota 347,986 $3.42M
Iowa 343,262 $4.25M
Colorado 338,461 $4.59M
Massachusetts 269,861 $2.44M
Nevada 265,933 $4.57M
Idaho 209,031 $3.82M
Utah 200,714 $2.76M
New Jersey 190,846 $1.81M
New Mexico 187,660 $2.81M
Nebraska 181,189 $2.52M
Maryland 151,266 $1.8M
Maine 138,669 $1.91M
Connecticut 136,743 $1.29M
Montana 113,284 $1.61M
Rhode Island 106,383 $944K
South Dakota 68,783 $922K
New Hampshire 63,327 $602K
Hawaii 61,147 $788K
Wyoming 46,235 $627K
North Dakota 45,871 $540K
Vermont 37,883 $389K
Delaware 33,168 $375K
Alaska 30,894 $489K
Puerto Rico 15,333 $155K
District of Columbia 9,030 $82.2K
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 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 HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KENNETH WALTON MD

Thoracic Surgery Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled50

STATESBORO

Georgia

LESLIE ESTEP M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MOUNT VERNON

Washington

DAVID BOJRAB DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

WAYNE MOODY M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled50

AUBURN

Maine

PETRIJA JEN DO

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Claims Filled50

PUNTA GORDA

Florida

WILLIAM HICKSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DANVILLE

Virginia

MICHAEL PAZMAN D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

NUSRUM IQBAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SIERRA VISTA

Arizona

DANIEL REICHERT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BERRIEN SPRINGS

Michigan

PHILIP DEAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

WARRENTON

Missouri

HENRY LI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

SHELLEY SPEED NP

Claims Filled50

SOUTHLAKE

Texas

JOHN POLLASTRINI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORMAL

Illinois

STEPHEN WHITE MD

Vascular Surgery

Claims Filled50

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

LOWELL BLACK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

FLOYD LUCKETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

LINDA LARKIN D.M.D.

Dentist

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MICHAEL BLUE D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

BETSY CRIST PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

HOMER

Michigan

STEPHEN GALLAGHER MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEWISTON

Maine

SCOTT CATONE P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

KERMAN

California

FREDRICK ELLYIN M.D.,FACP,FCP,FACE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

CHICAGO

Illinois

IZU NWAKOBY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

OCALA

Florida

OSCAR PIZARRO M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled50

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

JAMES ATKISSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREER

South Carolina