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Prescriber Checkup » MORPHINE SULFATE

MORPHINE SULFATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

840K
Medicare Part D Claims
$19.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 75,086 $1.64M
California 74,292 $2.5M
Pennsylvania 42,952 $963K
New York 38,756 $936K
Michigan 33,460 $820K
Arizona 31,931 $618K
Texas 29,566 $750K
North Carolina 29,313 $619K
Ohio 27,361 $606K
Tennessee 24,148 $533K
Washington 22,477 $496K
Illinois 22,241 $566K
Indiana 21,725 $521K
Massachusetts 21,563 $498K
Wisconsin 21,240 $457K
Oregon 21,151 $482K
Missouri 20,923 $495K
Oklahoma 20,194 $453K
Georgia 19,326 $415K
Alabama 16,668 $311K
Virginia 16,467 $398K
Colorado 16,140 $448K
Minnesota 15,797 $390K
New Jersey 14,893 $352K
Maryland 12,619 $267K
South Carolina 12,317 $266K
Arkansas 11,963 $242K
Connecticut 10,167 $236K
Iowa 9,453 $221K
Kentucky 9,364 $211K
Kansas 8,387 $209K
Louisiana 7,229 $161K
Nevada 6,938 $166K
Maine 6,783 $160K
New Mexico 6,516 $146K
Mississippi 5,975 $115K
New Hampshire 5,817 $108K
West Virginia 5,134 $108K
Montana 5,085 $111K
Utah 4,847 $117K
Idaho 4,793 $115K
Vermont 4,727 $77.9K
Nebraska 4,161 $91.5K
Delaware 3,995 $87K
Hawaii 3,627 $91.4K
Rhode Island 3,142 $65.7K
South Dakota 2,927 $66.1K
North Dakota 2,179 $40K
Alaska 1,974 $48K
Wyoming 1,727 $39.4K
District of Columbia 621 $16K
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 MORPHINE SULFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DUBY AVILA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled353

KISSIMMEE

Florida

LAM NGUYEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled351

TULSA

Oklahoma

C KANG MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled349

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

MELANIE ROSENBLATT MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled349

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

JOHN BARSA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled347

TAMPA

Florida

VIPUL KABARIA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled347

TAMPA

Florida

SUSAN ALDEN DNP ARNP CS FNPC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled347

MILAN

Illinois

KALVIN WHITE DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled346

TULSA

Oklahoma

JIMMY HANKINS D.O.

Occupational Medicine

Claims Filled346

FOLEY

Alabama

TODD TURLEY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled334

PHOENIX

Arizona

EKATERINE CHIRADZE P. A .

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled333

LOS ANGELES

California

STEVEN CHUN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled332

SARASOTA

Florida

YOUSSEF GUERGUES MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled331

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

CHRISTOPHER HILL M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled328

SAN BERNARDINO

California

WADE KING FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled325

BILLINGS

Montana

GUANG YANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled312

STOW

Ohio

WILLIAM BRELSFORD MD, FACP, FACR

Rheumatology

Claims Filled309

TYLER

Texas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled307

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

KIRSTEN SASS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled307

MC KENZIE

Tennessee

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled306

TAMPA

Florida

NILESH JOBALIA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled306

HAMILTON

Ohio

JOHN OTERO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled301

BAY PINES

Florida

MARC LEVINE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled297

STUART

Florida

OTTO UHRIK MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled294

SUN CITY

Arizona

PAUL MADISON M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled293

MICHIGAN CITY

Indiana