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HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

34.8M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 4 of 3238

$568M
Retail Cost

Rank: 33 of 3238

8,086,006
Patients

Rank: 1 of 3238

691,028
Prescribers

Rank: 1 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 981,067 3,976,143 $71.1M
Texas 731,594 3,215,575 $57.4M
Michigan 393,785 1,852,435 $33.1M
Florida 531,430 1,837,927 $28.3M
Tennessee 312,552 1,442,474 $21.5M
Georgia 315,716 1,308,027 $18.4M
Ohio 343,535 1,292,355 $19.1M
Alabama 249,461 1,286,835 $19.8M
Illinois 300,906 1,258,886 $21.7M
North Carolina 315,739 1,189,639 $18.3M
Indiana 247,769 1,117,850 $21M
Pennsylvania 298,044 1,090,584 $17.1M
Kentucky 197,262 1,036,629 $16.7M
Missouri 220,884 926,853 $15.5M
Louisiana 182,855 861,645 $12.7M
New York 259,735 805,955 $15.6M
Oklahoma 147,000 703,477 $13M
South Carolina 165,985 699,464 $11.4M
Virginia 178,490 682,214 $10.1M
Mississippi 140,224 671,316 $8.97M
Washington 169,857 626,158 $9.53M
Arkansas 133,801 615,162 $9.18M
Wisconsin 145,861 541,656 $8.31M
Oregon 128,435 502,425 $8.39M
Arizona 162,957 496,813 $8.32M
West Virginia 84,129 426,423 $6.37M
Kansas 94,898 414,094 $6.51M
Iowa 93,562 371,154 $5.6M
Colorado 104,665 364,792 $5.96M
Minnesota 110,169 358,065 $5.01M
Nevada 79,559 309,253 $5.77M
Massachusetts 93,329 278,278 $3.75M
Utah 57,651 225,801 $3.42M
Idaho 53,172 222,177 $4.13M
New Jersey 79,920 211,255 $3.43M
Nebraska 50,425 200,076 $2.99M
New Mexico 50,865 177,062 $3.02M
Maryland 65,078 175,723 $2.49M
Connecticut 50,584 152,210 $2.29M
Maine 37,584 142,986 $2.59M
Montana 30,690 123,706 $1.94M
Rhode Island 27,047 101,298 $1.33M
South Dakota 23,558 84,298 $1.27M
Hawaii 24,181 69,898 $1.05M
New Hampshire 22,371 64,609 $875K
North Dakota 17,034 57,398 $813K
Wyoming 11,990 43,251 $653K
Delaware 14,767 39,243 $586K
Vermont 10,051 35,135 $469K
Alaska 9,409 32,496 $516K
District of Columbia 6,215 13,447 $192K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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 BRASFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,992

JASPER

Alabama

STEVEN RUPERT D.O

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,987

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

LAWRENCE PETERS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,985

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

NAGARAJ KIKKERI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,978

MESQUITE

Texas

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,975

COLUMBUS

Ohio

PREM SALHOTRA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,970

YUCCA VALLEY

California

MELVIN RUSSELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,953

TALLASSEE

Alabama

RAUL CHAO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,946

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

JOHN LEDBETTER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,936

MONROE

Louisiana

RANDALL RODGERS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,918

WHITEHOUSE

Texas

CHELUKALA REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,916

GRIFFIN

Georgia

PATRICIA SALVATO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,909

HOUSTON

Texas

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,902

TEXARKANA

Texas

KATHERINE HENSLEIGH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,900

BUTLER

Alabama

WELTON HILL MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,890

BELLVILLE

Texas

DOROTHY GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,888

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

ROBERT HENDRICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,886

DANVILLE

Kentucky

QUINTON WELDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,871

AMERICUS

Georgia

FIRAS HIJAZI M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled2,870

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

NICHOLAS PANTALEONE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,858

PRATTVILLE

Alabama

FREDERICK FLOYD D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,858

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

MEDHAT REHEEM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,848

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

LAMAR MOREE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,847

ALBANY

Georgia

RAMARAO PASUPULETI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,837

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

AHMAD SHIKHTHOLTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,830

DECATUR

Alabama