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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 DOLE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled4,233

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

LARRY BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,167

NEWTON

Texas

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,124

ONEIDA

Tennessee

WILLIAM BILLINGTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,050

WEST POINT

Mississippi

SRINIVAS SUNKAVALLY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,996

LIVINGSTON

Texas

RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,980

PADUCAH

Kentucky

MICHAEL SHRAMOWIAT LLC

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled3,969

VIENNA

West Virginia

NABIL CYLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,942

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

WINFRED SARDAR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,927

ARLINGTON

Texas

TALMADGE HAYS M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,914

PINEVILLE

Kentucky

SAI GUNDLAPALLI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,912

BIG SPRING

Texas

DANIEL SERRATO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,879

COLUMBUS

Georgia

VICKI SMITH APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled3,832

COCOA

Florida

IRAJ DERAKHSHAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled3,814

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,745

SAGINAW

Michigan

ARNOLD FELDMAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,742

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

SUSAN HARDING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,683

QUITMAN

Georgia

HENRY CLAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,675

MACON

Georgia

CECIL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,621

MOBILE

Alabama

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,594

BECKLEY

West Virginia

AARON CALODNEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,563

TYLER

Texas

ELVIS TANSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,538

STOCKTON

California

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled3,504

MOBILE

Alabama

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,452

ATHENS

Georgia

ASHOK KANCHARLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,427

ROYSTON

Georgia