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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
DOROTHY GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,001

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

FABIAN RAMOS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,999

BRADENTON

Florida

MANUEL BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,996

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RONALD COLLINS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,989

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

JOSE TREVINO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,977

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,952

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

ELIAS BENHAMOU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,946

BELLAIRE

Texas

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,944

FORT WORTH

Texas

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,942

COLUMBUS

Ohio

NAGARAJ KIKKERI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,941

MESQUITE

Texas

NORMAN DOZIER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,927

ABILENE

Texas

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,925

PALMDALE

California

YONGKUMA YONGKUMA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,923

ANDALUSIA

Alabama

LOUIS BLANDA M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled2,923

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

SESHAGIRI KALAPALA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,917

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

ROMMEL GO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,894

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

CHARLES HOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,892

SCOTTSBORO

Alabama

CHELUKALA REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,884

GRIFFIN

Georgia

SANJOY SUNDARESAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled2,881

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

RICHARD DONADIO MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,880

ROME

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER NICHOLS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,872

MOBILE

Alabama

TARUN JOLLY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,855

KENNER

Louisiana

MARK MALONE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,840

ROUND ROCK

Texas

SU MIN KO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,840

FAIRFAX

Virginia

SHEREEF GIRGIS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,823

ROME

Georgia