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FENTANYL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.93M
Medicare Part D Claims
$428M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 223,059 $40M
Pennsylvania 192,934 $25.6M
Florida 153,497 $22.6M
New York 135,252 $21M
Texas 133,381 $21.2M
Ohio 125,387 $16M
Michigan 123,789 $17.6M
Illinois 122,454 $16.6M
North Carolina 111,830 $17.1M
Indiana 96,056 $13.5M
Wisconsin 87,014 $10.7M
New Jersey 82,849 $11.2M
Georgia 81,964 $12.3M
Tennessee 81,336 $11.5M
Missouri 80,576 $11.3M
Virginia 64,341 $9.01M
Washington 59,621 $8.31M
Minnesota 55,415 $7.55M
Iowa 54,724 $6.4M
Alabama 53,821 $7.97M
Kentucky 53,395 $7.39M
Oregon 51,521 $7.86M
Oklahoma 50,703 $8.48M
Massachusetts 50,694 $7.89M
Colorado 43,721 $6.5M
South Carolina 41,502 $6.46M
Arizona 41,396 $7.05M
Kansas 40,552 $5.5M
Mississippi 37,665 $5.73M
Louisiana 36,807 $5.66M
Maryland 35,562 $4.92M
Connecticut 35,540 $5.6M
Arkansas 30,377 $4.73M
Nebraska 28,045 $3.49M
West Virginia 26,635 $3.52M
Idaho 24,557 $3.43M
Maine 21,894 $3.12M
Montana 18,628 $2.35M
Utah 18,339 $2.86M
South Dakota 17,981 $1.92M
Nevada 15,737 $2.65M
New Mexico 15,697 $2.41M
New Hampshire 15,479 $2.27M
North Dakota 14,021 $1.61M
Delaware 10,564 $1.43M
Vermont 10,065 $1.43M
Rhode Island 8,538 $1.23M
Wyoming 5,746 $829K
Hawaii 5,392 $870K
Alaska 4,804 $888K
District of Columbia 2,689 $337K
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 FENTANYL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,495

HOUMA

Louisiana

MARVIN COVEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,265

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ANDREAS REVELIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,197

TULSA

Oklahoma

ARNOLD FELDMAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,157

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

KAROL HENDRICKSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,115

ESCANABA

Michigan

PAUL MURATTA D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,094

GADSDEN

Alabama

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,074

WESTLAND

Michigan

AHMAD SHIKHTHOLTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,051

DECATUR

Alabama

GUANG YANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,051

STOW

Ohio

DANIEL HARRIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,047

BEAUMONT

Texas

CHRISTOPHER MOCEK MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,025

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled941

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled898

ATHENS

Georgia

KUSSAY NASSR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled876

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

BRUCE MACKEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled876

EDMOND

Oklahoma

AYMAN BASALI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled838

WOOSTER

Ohio

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled833

TUCKER

Georgia

MARK MALONE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled822

ROUND ROCK

Texas

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled812

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MICHAEL EASTMAN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled805

BOISE

Idaho

NORMAN DOZIER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled804

ABILENE

Texas

LAMAR MOREE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled800

ALBANY

Georgia

MOACIR SCHNAPP MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled797

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled790

LORAIN

Ohio

MARCOM HERREN D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled789

WICHITA FALLS

Texas