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Prescriber Checkup » HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »

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
MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,897

BECKLEY

West Virginia

CHARLES HOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,887

SCOTTSBORO

Alabama

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,885

DUBLIN

Georgia

CRAIG CHARLESTON MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,851

BEAUMONT

Texas

JERRY TOMLINSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,831

TUSCUMBIA

Alabama

PAUL SUTERA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,822

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

ROBERT LEBLOND MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,817

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

ROBERT KUFFA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,796

MOUNT MORRIS

Michigan

FRANK LOPEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,784

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

MICHAEL BRASFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,771

JASPER

Alabama

JOHN HUNT M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled2,760

SAN ANGELO

Texas

RAYMOND BROWN M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,753

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

SAI GUTTI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,743

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

PRITI BHARDWAJ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,737

TAYLOR

Michigan

KENNEDY SMITH FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled2,711

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

SCOTTIE TWILLEY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,701

SUMITON

Alabama

AZHAR PASHA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,697

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

EDWIN SANTOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,697

CAMPTON

Kentucky

LAURENCE LUM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,679

DESLOGE

Missouri

CHARLES BILLINGS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled2,674

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,667

COLUMBUS

Georgia

MOHAMED ALDAHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,664

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

VIJAY VYAS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled2,659

ANDALUSIA

Alabama

ASHOK KANCHARLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,658

ROYSTON

Georgia

DOROTHY GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,657

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi