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METHADONE HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

1.45M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 191 of 3238

$24.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 554 of 3238

173,843
Patients

Rank: 309 of 3238

80,104
Prescribers

Rank: 279 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 23,094 167,591 $3.79M
Florida 14,694 111,241 $1.7M
Michigan 8,804 70,226 $1.17M
Texas 9,959 66,860 $1.08M
North Carolina 8,094 64,525 $1.03M
Washington 7,161 64,229 $974K
Ohio 7,327 57,195 $782K
New York 8,413 56,609 $1M
Georgia 6,429 50,960 $780K
Alabama 5,207 45,534 $761K
Pennsylvania 5,934 45,486 $847K
Oregon 5,091 44,248 $814K
Indiana 5,004 39,451 $669K
Massachusetts 4,722 38,595 $626K
Virginia 4,128 32,562 $553K
Tennessee 4,073 31,265 $503K
Missouri 3,536 27,650 $461K
Wisconsin 3,208 26,988 $455K
Kentucky 3,196 26,846 $410K
Maryland 3,148 25,206 $386K
Arizona 3,397 24,298 $479K
Illinois 3,499 24,264 $394K
Arkansas 2,695 21,465 $330K
Colorado 2,708 21,422 $462K
Minnesota 2,694 20,718 $297K
Nevada 2,646 19,115 $301K
Louisiana 2,037 17,510 $288K
Oklahoma 2,083 16,890 $284K
South Carolina 2,356 16,465 $283K
New Jersey 2,149 16,169 $289K
Idaho 1,916 14,800 $213K
Maine 1,560 14,065 $230K
Kansas 1,738 14,042 $247K
Utah 1,625 13,062 $183K
New Hampshire 1,361 12,897 $188K
Iowa 1,383 10,942 $149K
Connecticut 1,154 9,641 $175K
West Virginia 1,198 8,629 $123K
Mississippi 1,192 8,131 $115K
Nebraska 939 7,410 $103K
Vermont 738 6,250 $94.6K
Delaware 834 5,848 $76K
New Mexico 845 5,804 $94.7K
Montana 633 5,400 $75K
Hawaii 611 4,369 $86.3K
Alaska 387 3,372 $58.8K
Rhode Island 398 2,901 $46K
South Dakota 312 2,638 $38.7K
North Dakota 343 2,572 $35.7K
Wyoming 209 1,513 $23.9K
District of Columbia 325 1,363 $22.6K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
WILLIAM PIECHAL D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled654

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

PAUL MURATTA D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled643

GADSDEN

Alabama

CHANDNI VIRDI ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled641

OLYMPIA

Washington

DAVID NORFLEET DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled640

CRESTVIEW

Florida

ALEJANDRO BLACHAR M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled640

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

HOWARD COHEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled635

DALLAS

Texas

ASHRAF KHAN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled635

CLARKSTON

Michigan

RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled633

PADUCAH

Kentucky

BARRY STRAUS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled633

CANTON

Georgia

JOHN HUNT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled629

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JOHN KNUDSEN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled624

JOPLIN

Missouri

ALFRED ROSCHE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled623

ROCKFORD

Illinois

WALTER WALLINGFORD M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled621

HAMPTON

Virginia

SANDRA CANADAY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled618

RENTON

Washington

CYRUS BAKHIT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled611

ROANOKE

Virginia

RICHARD HURLEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled609

WACO

Texas

MATTHEW POWELL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled608

MUSKEGON

Michigan

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled604

MOBILE

Alabama

DANIEL MANKOFF MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled602

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

FRANCIS MCDONNELL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled598

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

SHANE MAXWELL DO. - PAIN

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled597

BOISE

Idaho

REGINA THURMAN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled596

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

ANTHONY CLAVO MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled595

PEACHTREE CITY

Georgia

VAYDEN STANLEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled594

SAN ANGELO

Texas

ADIL KATABAY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled593

MARION

Ohio