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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
CLIFFORD GARVIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,645

DENISON

Texas

JEFFREY BERG M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,644

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

KUK LEE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,633

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

DAVID SHALLCROSS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,617

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

MARSHALL TANNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,616

DOUGLAS

Georgia

ROBERT HENDRICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,612

DANVILLE

Kentucky

JOSE ECHEVERRIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,605

HARLAN

Kentucky

LOUIS PROVENZA MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled2,596

SLIDELL

Louisiana

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

General Practice

Claims Filled2,587

CULLMAN

Alabama

MICHAEL KENDRICK MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,586

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ROMMEL GO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,575

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

KAMAL KABAKIBOU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,571

ATLANTA

Georgia

NAGARAJ KIKKERI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,570

MESQUITE

Texas

KEVIN TRACY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled2,566

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

CHARLES MIRABILE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,564

PRINCETON

West Virginia

CHRISTOPHER NICHOLS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,557

MOBILE

Alabama

CLARENCE BROOKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,557

FORT WORTH

Texas

HEMMO BOSSCHER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,555

LUBBOCK

Texas

RAHIM GUL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,550

LILBURN

Georgia

GARRETT DIXON M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,544

FRANKLIN

Pennsylvania

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,540

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

AJITKUMAR KEMKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,536

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

DANNY BARTEL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled2,536

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

NORMAN DOZIER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,529

ABILENE

Texas

ARTHUR HERNANDEZ M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,525

SAN ANTONIO

Texas