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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
MARY MCKELVEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ROBERT SIGADEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled271

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

WILLIAM GRASS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled271

BURLINGTON

Vermont

KENNETH ADLER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled270

SYLVANIA

Ohio

GEORGE SCONTSAS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled269

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

MARK WEINER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

YPSILANTI

Michigan

STEPHEN CHABOT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled265

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island

FATHALLA MASHALI MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled263

EAST PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

THOMAS NUGENT MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled263

DANVILLE

Kentucky

RONALD VIERK MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled262

RICHMOND

Indiana

RAJESH PAREKH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled262

NORWICH

Connecticut

SOHAIL PUNJWANI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled260

LAUDERHILL

Florida

ELIZABETH STANTON MD, MBA

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled260

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

FRANK BENSON MD

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled258

DECATUR

Alabama

ROBIN PEAVLER MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled257

DANVILLE

Kentucky

SCOTT CAUDLE MD

Surgery

Claims Filled255

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

SHARON DUKE DO

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled251

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID FLAHERTY DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled250

LAUDERHILL

Florida

LISA HARVEY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled249

HOLYOKE

Massachusetts

DWIGHT GAMMONS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled248

STERLING HEIGHTS

Michigan

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled246

ONEIDA

Tennessee

PADMAJA YATHAM M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled245

ORLANDO

Florida

DOUGLAS MOLIN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled244

WEST SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

GEORGE HARDMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled242

FRANKLIN

Massachusetts

BUSHRA HAIDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

ELIZABETH

Pennsylvania