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SUBOXONE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

248K
Medicare Part D Claims
$112M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Massachusetts 41,006 $11M
Pennsylvania 21,677 $7.2M
New York 20,148 $7.1M
Michigan 15,910 $5.72M
Florida 14,985 $5.48M
California 14,063 $4.98M
Ohio 13,105 $4.18M
Texas 12,509 $4.6M
Tennessee 11,749 $4.09M
Kentucky 11,311 $3.96M
New Jersey 10,885 $3.77M
Maine 10,588 $2.96M
Maryland 9,281 $3.25M
Illinois 8,670 $2.7M
North Carolina 7,949 $2.73M
Indiana 7,830 $3.14M
Alabama 7,731 $3.02M
Virginia 7,550 $2.24M
Vermont 7,505 $1.21M
West Virginia 7,310 $1.45M
Connecticut 7,043 $2.07M
Louisiana 6,487 $2.7M
Georgia 6,312 $2.53M
Mississippi 5,183 $2.15M
Washington 4,941 $1.79M
Rhode Island 4,699 $1.59M
New Hampshire 4,266 $1.36M
Wisconsin 4,089 $1.38M
South Carolina 3,460 $1.48M
Missouri 3,231 $1.08M
Utah 2,915 $1M
New Mexico 2,608 $953K
Oklahoma 2,358 $891K
Arizona 2,260 $735K
Minnesota 2,254 $813K
Oregon 1,983 $699K
Colorado 1,970 $733K
Arkansas 1,024 $430K
Nevada 896 $279K
Idaho 887 $379K
Montana 865 $331K
Puerto Rico 800 $181K
District of Columbia 699 $324K
Delaware 624 $205K
Alaska 562 $172K
Kansas 527 $220K
Hawaii 412 $170K
Iowa 363 $117K
Wyoming 249 $73.1K
Nebraska 221 $66.1K
North Dakota 130 $33.4K
South Dakota 101 $30.4K
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 SUBOXONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES SULLIVAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,789

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CLAUDE CURRAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,186

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

AMANDA WILSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,175

WEST SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

DEMITRY ARBUCK M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled978

CARMEL

Indiana

THOMAS PINSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled891

SOUTHGATE

Michigan

DARRELL ARNETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled825

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

FAIYAZ HAKIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled666

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

CHUNG CHEN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled646

CHICAGO

Illinois

JAMES HARROLD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled641

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

ILEANA BERMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled614

TAUNTON

Massachusetts

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled613

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

MARK BUCKSBAUM MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled606

RUTLAND

Vermont

ANITA VAUGHN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled601

NEWARK

New Jersey

ADEKUNLE FAJANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled580

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MICHAEL FOX D.O.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled576

LIVONIA

Michigan

BRUCE DURELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled568

CARMEL

Indiana

JILL GRIFFIN MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled565

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

MARIA ARRUBLA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled559

LEEDS

Massachusetts

OMAR FARUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled557

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

CHARLES HERRIN M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled556

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

BORZOU AZIMA MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled543

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

WILLIAM BASEDOW D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled543

IRONTON

Ohio

LISA ZANDONELLA-HUHTA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled537

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

DEBORAH RICHTER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled535

CAMBRIDGE

Vermont

KAMBIZ SOLEYMANI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled530

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia