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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
NOAH SANDLER DMD MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled56

SAVAGE

Minnesota

GEOFFREY VELARDE

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Family Health

Claims Filled56

AMSTERDAM

New York

ROBERT SWETNAM DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled56

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

KERRY RASMUSSEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

TUALATIN

Oregon

SHERIF ALGENDY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled56

WEST BRIDGEWATER

Massachusetts

RALPH POTKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

LA

California

STANLEY CHILDERS DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled56

GARDEN CITY

Georgia

MICHAEL SCHWARTZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

BALDWIN PARK

California

MICHAEL MCNULTY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled56

NEW HARTFORD

New York

PAMELA CHRISTOPHER-HARMO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

RONALD ROYCE DO

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled56

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

WILLIAM HORST MD

Urology

Claims Filled56

GREAT FALLS

Montana

KEVIN CALLAHAN MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled56

TACOMA

Washington

AMERIGO FEDELI DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled56

MEDFORD

New Jersey

SHOBHA BHAT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

KEVIN ANBARI MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled56

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

MONICA SEO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

CLEVELAND

Ohio

GEORGE OCHS DPM

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled56

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

ZINEB BENMAYOUF MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled56

SAN JOSE

California

MICHAEL BRYAN MD

Surgery

Claims Filled56

BEDFORD

Texas

ASHLEY HILL FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled56

RICHMOND

Virginia

LAURIE WHITE ABBATESSA NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled56

BUFFALO

New York

CYNTHIA DECHENES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

TOPSHAM

Maine

STEPHEN PAREY MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled56

COLUMBIA

Tennessee

ROBERT NISENBAUM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

LOS ANGELES

California