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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
DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,399

KINGSTON

Tennessee

CESAR AGTARAP M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,378

JACKSON

Kentucky

JOHN ARNETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,376

DOUGLAS

Georgia

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,369

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,366

TUCKER

Georgia

ANDREAS REVELIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,362

TULSA

Oklahoma

PAUL PARKEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,354

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

CRAIG CHARLESTON MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,320

BEAUMONT

Texas

HOWARD DIAMOND MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled3,302

RICHARDSON

Texas

HAMMAD MALIK M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,288

RICHMOND

Kentucky

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,266

DUBLIN

Georgia

GAY RICHARDSON MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled3,258

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,251

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

STANLEY BARNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,182

EVERGREEN

Alabama

BASIL QANDIL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,180

HAMTRAMCK

Michigan

TIMOTHY MCPHERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,168

STEELE

Missouri

OLIVER JAMES M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,141

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

CHARLES MORGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,084

MCMINNVILLE

Tennessee

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,083

WICHITA

Kansas

WILLIAM ACKERMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,078

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

AZHAR PASHA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,063

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,058

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled3,040

CULLMAN

Alabama

SAI GUTTI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,038

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

MUSTAFA HAMMAD MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled3,006

PANAMA CITY

Florida