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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
LAURA MILLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OAKLAND

California

EDWARD OLSGARD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

EUREKA

California

ALICJA STEINER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

LINDA KING MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

GREGORY HOEKSTRA D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

WATERLOO

Iowa

JEANANN TJADER

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

ELY

Minnesota

JEFFREY GIMBEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WALLINGFORD

Connecticut

AMOS SHIRMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BURIEN

Washington

KENDRA DAVIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARYSVILLE

Pennsylvania

JONATHAN LEE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

MARCEL ELANJIAN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEARBORN

Michigan

WILLIAM WEST FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

ZACHARY KITCHEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW BERN

North Carolina

ESTELA DIESFELD MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

VENTURA

California

MICHAEL VU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROKEN ARROW

Oklahoma

ANAND JOSHI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

AUSTIN

Texas

AKHILA REDDY M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

DAVID OELKE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COOS BAY

Oregon

STEPHEN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SUN CITY

California

JEFFREY ALLEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

TERRY GILE D.O.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled50

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

SARA DOORLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

WILEY LIVINGSTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BESSEMER

Alabama

WILLIAM MAYFIELD M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

PAUL VALIGORSKY M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled50

DU BOIS

Pennsylvania