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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
SANDRA CANADAY ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled598

RENTON

Washington

AARON GOOTMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled595

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

BRENDA FRIEND FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled595

BRISTOL

Tennessee

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled592

MOBILE

Alabama

LOUIS SASSER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled592

VAN BUREN

Arkansas

LESLY POMPY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled590

MONROE

Michigan

REGINA THURMAN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled590

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

THOMAS BASCH MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled589

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

NARINDER KHOSLA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled588

SANDUSKY

Ohio

LENARD DURRETT M.D., PH.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled585

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

BARRY STRAUS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled583

CANTON

Georgia

RICHARD HURLEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled581

WACO

Texas

JOSEPH GLAZIER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled577

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled577

MOBILE

Alabama

ANTHONY CLAVO MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled575

PEACHTREE CITY

Georgia

ALLEN SLOAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled573

NORTH AUGUSTA

South Carolina

GEORGE BOJRAB MD

Claims Filled572

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

WAYNE KOHN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled570

MUSKEGON

Michigan

MOREY BLINDER MD

Hematology

Claims Filled569

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

HOWARD COHEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled567

DALLAS

Texas

JING CHEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled564

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

MATTHEW WARNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled564

MILTON

Florida

RYAN HOLZMACHER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled564

GREENFIELD

Wisconsin

DAVID BEATTY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled561

ELKHART

Indiana

JAIME GUERRERO MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled561

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky