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FENTANYL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

3.11M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 101 of 3238

$439M
Retail Cost

Rank: 50 of 3238

467,471
Patients

Rank: 151 of 3238

176,317
Prescribers

Rank: 130 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 35,624 225,662 $39.7M
Pennsylvania 28,774 201,747 $26.9M
Florida 32,625 181,121 $24.9M
Texas 28,883 156,026 $23.4M
New York 26,783 150,095 $22.7M
Michigan 22,241 145,169 $19.4M
Ohio 19,683 131,320 $16.1M
Illinois 19,212 123,751 $16.4M
North Carolina 19,619 120,227 $17.9M
Indiana 14,561 97,901 $13.6M
Tennessee 14,317 90,271 $12.1M
Wisconsin 11,979 89,321 $11.1M
Georgia 14,451 85,945 $12.4M
Missouri 12,843 84,027 $11.7M
New Jersey 13,398 83,996 $11.5M
Virginia 10,707 66,221 $8.89M
Washington 8,785 61,215 $7.9M
Alabama 10,126 59,812 $8.51M
Iowa 7,329 55,827 $6.3M
Minnesota 7,442 54,644 $7.16M
Oregon 7,532 53,299 $7.69M
Massachusetts 8,526 52,813 $8.11M
Oklahoma 8,338 51,997 $8.35M
Kentucky 7,891 51,618 $6.67M
Kansas 6,728 45,105 $5.95M
Colorado 6,403 44,468 $6.52M
Arizona 7,726 44,208 $7.67M
South Carolina 7,545 42,160 $6.44M
Maryland 6,738 40,933 $5.46M
Louisiana 6,891 38,396 $5.55M
Connecticut 5,671 36,086 $5.53M
Mississippi 6,221 35,971 $5.19M
Arkansas 5,335 31,433 $4.68M
Nebraska 4,182 29,579 $3.47M
Idaho 3,642 25,653 $3.46M
West Virginia 3,660 25,642 $3.11M
Maine 3,671 23,558 $3M
Utah 3,117 19,983 $3M
South Dakota 2,398 19,748 $2.1M
Montana 2,431 18,126 $2.15M
Nevada 3,024 17,675 $2.74M
North Dakota 2,319 16,480 $1.87M
New Hampshire 2,502 15,859 $2.32M
New Mexico 2,698 14,881 $2.21M
Delaware 1,900 11,911 $1.62M
Vermont 1,380 9,578 $1.36M
Rhode Island 1,269 7,760 $1.12M
Hawaii 1,224 5,808 $914K
Wyoming 823 5,074 $679K
Alaska 685 4,671 $792K
District of Columbia 700 3,097 $402K
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 FENTANYL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GEORGE BAYLOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled544

SALEM

Virginia

FIRAS HIJAZI M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled541

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

MARK JACKSON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled538

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled537

DUBLIN

Georgia

ASHRAF RAZZAK M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled535

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

FRED DEFRANCESCH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled535

LA PLACE

Louisiana

DONOVAN HOLDER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled535

CLIFTON SPRINGS

New York

PADMAJA YATHAM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled534

ORLANDO

Florida

RAYMOND SORENSEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled534

TULSA

Oklahoma

ASHOK SALVI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled532

TOLEDO

Ohio

ALFRED ROSCHE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled527

ROCKFORD

Illinois

GARY BAXTER M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled527

TIFTON

Georgia

EMILY JOHNSON PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled525

DAVIDSON

North Carolina

ESSAM ESKANDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled523

CHADBOURN

North Carolina

SONDRA EARLY PA-C

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled522

PALO ALTO

California

ASHRAF KHAN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled521

CLARKSTON

Michigan

JAY OLSSON DO PROF ASSOCIATIONN

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled518

MELBOURNE

Florida

PAUL EMMANS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled517

YAKIMA

Washington

RICHARD PLOWEY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled516

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

CYRUS BAKHIT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled515

ROANOKE

Virginia

CHIKA KAWASHIMA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled514

FULLERTON

California

SRINIVASA MADIREDDY M.D

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled513

OKEMOS

Michigan

CLINTON ANTHONY D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled513

TULSA

Oklahoma

KRISTI BOGSETH NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled512

DES MOINES

Iowa

JAY BAKER DO

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled512

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri