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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
JAMES WHITE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled755

REDDING

California

LAWRENCE PETERS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled750

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled746

ATHENS

Georgia

JASON URSO REGISTERED PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled745

CONCORD

North Carolina

AHMAD SHIKHTHOLTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled738

DECATUR

Alabama

ROBERT COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled738

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

IQBAL SINGH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled736

SELMA

Alabama

RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled732

PADUCAH

Kentucky

JOHN KELLY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled722

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

ABDULLAHI MUBARAK M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled719

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

SHANE MAXWELL DO. - PAIN

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled718

BOISE

Idaho

JONATHAN COSTA MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled710

HERMITAGE

Tennessee

ROGER THEODORE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled706

BALTIMORE

Maryland

CHARLOTTE DEFLUMERE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled705

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

BAYLEN KIMBALL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled702

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ANN STILL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled699

CULLMAN

Alabama

MICHELLE ZHONG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled697

TACOMA

Washington

KATHERINE BALLARD M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled697

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

FREDERICA NODINE NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled695

BLUFFTON

Indiana

RAYMOND SORENSEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled694

TULSA

Oklahoma

ALEJANDRO BLACHAR M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled686

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

JOHN FRIEDL D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled683

ROLAND

Oklahoma

CARA PEREZ M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled683

DAYTON

Ohio

CATHY LUO M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled682

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

KENNETH CHUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled682

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan