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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
FABIAN RAMOS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled783

BRADENTON

Florida

MICHAEL KENDRICK MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled783

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled777

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

GEORGE BOJRAB MD

Claims Filled772

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

MAHSHID SEYEDKAZEMI PHARM.D.

Pharmacist

Claims Filled767

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled755

MOBILE

Alabama

MEDHAT REHEEM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled753

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

CRAIG CHARLESTON MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled745

BEAUMONT

Texas

MARTIN MARTUCCI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled739

TULSA

Oklahoma

KRISTINE ISENMAN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled731

LONG BEACH

California

JAMES BRESSI DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled729

STOW

Ohio

HOWARD DIAMOND MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled710

RICHARDSON

Texas

CLEMENCIA RASQUINHA M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled704

ENGLEWOOD

Colorado

RAYMOND SORENSEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled700

TULSA

Oklahoma

RAJBIR MINHAS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled691

CINCINNATI

Ohio

OMAIR TOOR D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled690

ROUND ROCK

Texas

MARK JACKSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled682

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

MICHAEL TSCHICKARDT M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled675

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

HARRY KRULEWITCH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled674

PORTLAND

Oregon

HEATHER ALFONSO MSN APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled664

DERBY

Connecticut

RAINER VOGEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled660

HENDERSON

Nevada

STEVEN LEWIS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled656

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

JEAN SUMNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled640

SANDERSVILLE

Georgia

KEVIN DREW MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled635

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

THOMAS RATINO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled633

FORT WORTH

Texas