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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
CARL CHRISTENSEN MD

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled387

YPSILANTI

Michigan

MARK MALONE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled386

ROUND ROCK

Texas

LARRY LEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled386

NOBLESVILLE

Indiana

TAHIR TELLIOGLU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled386

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

MARK LOGAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

RUTLAND

Vermont

ALAN WEINER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled375

HADLEY

Massachusetts

CLIFTON LORD MD

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled370

WINDSOR

Vermont

ERUM SHAHAB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled370

ELLINGTON

Connecticut

GEORGE SCONTSAS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled369

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

CLARA JONES

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled366

ROXBURY

Massachusetts

SAMPSON HARRELL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled364

ROXBORO

North Carolina

ROI REED D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled362

ASHLAND

Kentucky

RALLIE MCALLISTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled361

DANVILLE

Kentucky

WILLIAM GILLARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled360

CHICAGO

Illinois

ALAN SUMMERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled360

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

THOMAS SMALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled359

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JITENDRA DESAI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled358

ROANOKE

Virginia

DWIGHT GAMMONS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled357

STERLING HEIGHTS

Michigan

THAER JOUDEH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled353

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

JOSEPH SPARE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled348

MARION

Ohio

VIJAY PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled348

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

GEORGETTE SOMJEN MD, LPC

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled347

METAIRIE

Louisiana

EDUARDO RIBEIRO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled343

FRAMINGHAM

Massachusetts

BENJAMIN FANN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled343

BOONE

North Carolina

ALLAN ROSANSKY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled339

SALEM

Massachusetts