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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
MALEEHA AHSAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled64

DOWNERS GROVE

Illinois

MICHAEL ROWLAND MD, MPH

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

LIVERMORE FALLS

Maine

WILLIAM STRAUB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

BOXFORD

Massachusetts

DAVID MERRIFIELD MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled64

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

PAUL ARNOLD DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled63

CAPE CORAL

Florida

EMINE WARD MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

REVERE

Massachusetts

ALLAN LEVY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

FREDERICK

Maryland

DANIEL GLATT M.D., M.P.H.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO

California

EDDIE SMITH MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Clinic/Center

Claims Filled63

CUT OFF

Louisiana

RAFAEL PENUNURI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

NEWPORT BEACH

California

STUART FERGUSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled63

DENVER

Colorado

DOUGLAS HOY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

BELLEVUE

Ohio

NARAIN MANDHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

MONTICELLO

Illinois

PHILIPPE SIOUFI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

SALISBURY

Massachusetts

JOHN BALDWIN MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled63

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ROBERT GABEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled63

RED BANK

New Jersey

ANNA FITZGERALD MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

BOSTON

Massachusetts

KRISTA BURCHILL M

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

CARIBOU

Maine

HAROLD HECKMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

DOYLESTOWN

Pennsylvania

JAYANT GANDHI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled63

BROOKLYN

New York

DANIEL BALDI D.O.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled63

DES MOINES

Iowa

THOMAS LATOUR MD

Claims Filled63

MAURICE

Louisiana

PAUL UPDIKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

BUFFALO

New York

BINOD SINHA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled63

CLIFTON

New Jersey

JOHN SHERRILL MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled63

BRISTOL

Tennessee