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Prescriber Checkup » METHADONE HCL

METHADONE HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.44M
Medicare Part D Claims
$25.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 161,109 $3.78M
Florida 112,492 $1.82M
Washington 67,630 $1.07M
Michigan 66,817 $1.12M
North Carolina 64,656 $1.06M
Texas 62,022 $1.03M
Ohio 60,247 $843K
Georgia 51,452 $807K
New York 50,424 $940K
Alabama 48,975 $828K
Oregon 46,185 $885K
Pennsylvania 44,082 $869K
Indiana 40,774 $701K
Massachusetts 36,664 $585K
Virginia 34,702 $597K
Kentucky 31,272 $506K
Missouri 27,368 $458K
Tennessee 27,280 $472K
Wisconsin 27,258 $466K
Arizona 24,352 $497K
Illinois 23,825 $393K
Arkansas 23,693 $378K
Maryland 22,239 $359K
Minnesota 20,880 $292K
Colorado 20,502 $439K
Louisiana 19,485 $358K
Nevada 18,272 $297K
Oklahoma 17,575 $301K
South Carolina 16,800 $292K
New Jersey 15,709 $282K
Idaho 15,419 $225K
Maine 14,972 $246K
Kansas 13,205 $233K
Iowa 12,972 $183K
Utah 12,657 $178K
New Hampshire 12,185 $173K
Connecticut 9,615 $185K
West Virginia 9,361 $145K
Mississippi 9,240 $151K
Nebraska 7,106 $91.2K
Vermont 6,953 $102K
New Mexico 6,235 $108K
Montana 5,673 $82.2K
Hawaii 4,262 $89.1K
Delaware 3,997 $61.5K
Alaska 3,439 $64.7K
Rhode Island 3,168 $51.9K
South Dakota 2,253 $32.1K
North Dakota 2,165 $29.3K
Wyoming 1,943 $27.3K
District of Columbia 579 $9,062
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 METHADONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,257

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

GEORGE SIDHOM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,965

SPRING HILL

Florida

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,614

TAMPA

Florida

LAMAR MOREE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,603

ALBANY

Georgia

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,535

SARASOTA

Florida

ROGER LEMMEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,419

BLUFFTON

Indiana

MEDHAT REHEEM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,348

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

MICHAEL SHRAMOWIAT LLC

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,330

VIENNA

West Virginia

JAY BAKER DO

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled1,309

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER HILL M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled1,264

SAN BERNARDINO

California

RICHARD LINGREEN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,247

FRANKFORT

Kentucky

JOHN MILNOR M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,189

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

MUHAMMAD ALI M.D.

Claims Filled1,185

JASPER

Alabama

PAUL MURATTA D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,183

GADSDEN

Alabama

C GOTT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,174

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

ANDREAS REVELIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,118

TULSA

Oklahoma

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,087

DECATUR

Alabama

JILL MCCULLEY MS PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,058

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

FATHALLA MASHALI MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled1,048

WINCHESTER

Massachusetts

TOSHEIBA HOLMES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,018

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

CHERI HOUGLAND PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,011

PALO CEDRO

California

LAWRENCE WINIKUR M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled965

DANVILLE

Virginia

JOHN MOTTO MD,MPH

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled964

WEST COLUMBIA

South Carolina

ROBERT BIGLER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled943

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

EYAD ALSABBAGH MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled942

BROOKSVILLE

Florida