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SUBOXONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

413K
Medicare Part D Claims
$147M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Massachusetts 51,132 $15M
Pennsylvania 26,679 $9.16M
New York 24,069 $9.03M
Michigan 19,746 $7.72M
Florida 19,403 $7.59M
Ohio 18,201 $6.22M
Kentucky 17,427 $5.66M
Tennessee 16,108 $5.49M
California 15,232 $6.03M
Texas 14,800 $5.88M
New Jersey 13,775 $5.03M
Maine 11,988 $3.26M
Maryland 11,067 $4.25M
Alabama 10,333 $4.35M
North Carolina 10,064 $3.56M
Virginia 9,994 $3.04M
Illinois 9,796 $3.3M
Indiana 9,464 $4.05M
West Virginia 8,918 $1.93M
Connecticut 8,181 $2.74M
Vermont 7,868 $1.41M
Louisiana 7,856 $3.76M
Georgia 7,616 $3.19M
Rhode Island 5,759 $2.06M
Mississippi 5,389 $2.45M
Washington 5,319 $2.13M
Wisconsin 4,950 $1.73M
New Hampshire 4,850 $1.73M
South Carolina 4,213 $1.97M
Missouri 4,179 $1.5M
Utah 3,198 $1.22M
New Mexico 3,098 $1.3M
Oklahoma 2,850 $1.16M
Minnesota 2,559 $1.05M
Arizona 2,454 $827K
Colorado 2,385 $978K
Oregon 2,379 $933K
Arkansas 1,400 $595K
District of Columbia 1,143 $523K
Nevada 1,029 $352K
Idaho 1,021 $471K
Montana 897 $430K
Delaware 798 $294K
Kansas 691 $292K
Alaska 596 $203K
Hawaii 496 $216K
Iowa 492 $160K
Nebraska 329 $94.8K
Wyoming 217 $68.3K
North Dakota 197 $74.3K
South Dakota 141 $52.1K
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 SUBOXONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HISHAM SADEK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled535

CHICAGO

Illinois

CHARLES HERRIN M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled532

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

BRUCE DURELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled521

CARMEL

Indiana

DAVID TUNG MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled515

SOMERSWORTH

New Hampshire

WAYNE VANZEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

PENNINGTON GAP

Virginia

MORRIS ANTEBI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled509

NORTHFIELD

New Jersey

DANIEL REGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled507

JOHNSTON

Rhode Island

JAMES HARROLD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled502

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

FAIYAZ HAKIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled498

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

BASSAM AWWA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled496

NEW LONDON

Connecticut

MARY MCKELVEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled496

BECKLEY

West Virginia

HERBERT MALINOFF MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled494

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

AMANDA WILSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled492

WEST SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

ADRIAN TALBOT MD JD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled486

SLIDELL

Louisiana

RICHARD ROBIN DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled475

WESTERLY

Rhode Island

LISA ZANDONELLA-HUHTA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled473

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

PAUL CLAUSELL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled469

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

RAYMOND FLUKE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled466

WATERVILLE

Maine

ASAF ALEEM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled466

ATLANTA

Georgia

JILL GRIFFIN MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled465

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

THOMAS HEWITT M.D.

Hospitalist

Claims Filled461

AGAWAM

Massachusetts

BORZOU AZIMA MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled459

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

CHRISTOPHER WELSH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled450

BALTIMORE

Maryland

EDWIN CHAPMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled447

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

IAN SCHEIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled446

FALMOUTH

Massachusetts