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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
ANTHONY MCELDOWNEY MD

Surgery

Claims Filled80

RIPLEY

West Virginia

JENNY PISCULLI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

FAIRFIELD

Maine

HERBERT GRAY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled80

BRIDGEVILLE

Pennsylvania

GLENN KAUPPILA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

LAKE LINDEN

Michigan

PAUL REMICK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

BENSON CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

REVERE

Massachusetts

PIETRO CAVATAIO M.D., F.A.A.F.P.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

MARYSVILLE

Michigan

ROBERT HYNES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled80

SAULT SAINTE MARIE

Michigan

NAVDEEP PUREWAL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled80

WEIRTON

West Virginia

JAMES SHULL M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled79

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

NAMEETA DOOKERAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

BOSTON

Massachusetts

DEBRA SOLOMON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled79

TAOS

New Mexico

CORY BOYCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

ALBERT LEA

Minnesota

MARC WHITSETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

CINCINNATI

Ohio

UPTON THOMAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled79

ELM GROVE

Wisconsin

HERBERT KUNKEL MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled79

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

JAMES GARBER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled79

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

MARK ILLUMINATI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled79

BALTIMORE

Maryland

GERALD CONGDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

PAWLEYS ISLAND

South Carolina

GEORGE DELEON MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled79

PEARLAND

Texas

REDWAN UDDIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

HAMTRAMCK

Michigan

CARLOS PASTRANA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

JEANNE MASE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

E FALMOUTH

Massachusetts

JOHN EPLING M.D.

Addiction Substance Use Disorder Counselor

Claims Filled79

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

NEAL RZEPKOWSKI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

CASSADAGA

New York