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Prescriber Checkup » MORPHINE SULFATE

MORPHINE SULFATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

908K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 253 of 3238

$20.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 600 of 3238

271,354
Patients

Rank: 240 of 3238

116,034
Prescribers

Rank: 211 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 19,904 85,947 $1.78M
California 24,882 79,630 $2.58M
Pennsylvania 17,111 46,818 $996K
New York 17,261 46,159 $1.03M
Michigan 11,607 39,734 $904K
Texas 9,831 33,893 $821K
Arizona 7,287 33,626 $679K
North Carolina 10,166 32,033 $678K
Ohio 10,586 28,047 $614K
Tennessee 7,855 27,693 $568K
Massachusetts 9,322 23,201 $505K
Washington 7,257 23,177 $495K
Illinois 7,722 22,799 $545K
Wisconsin 7,525 22,531 $464K
Indiana 7,049 22,384 $487K
Missouri 6,174 21,652 $493K
Oregon 5,735 21,391 $490K
Oklahoma 4,073 21,109 $479K
Georgia 5,900 20,265 $421K
Alabama 4,909 18,701 $346K
Colorado 5,023 17,004 $447K
Virginia 5,881 16,964 $395K
Minnesota 6,066 16,063 $370K
New Jersey 5,736 15,399 $335K
Maryland 4,975 13,830 $284K
South Carolina 3,946 12,570 $266K
Arkansas 2,959 11,983 $249K
Connecticut 4,045 10,406 $238K
Kentucky 3,417 9,714 $207K
Iowa 3,808 9,533 $205K
Kansas 3,010 9,386 $214K
Nevada 2,319 9,100 $200K
Louisiana 2,148 8,175 $176K
Maine 2,772 7,151 $163K
New Hampshire 2,075 6,638 $116K
New Mexico 1,825 6,073 $131K
Montana 1,388 5,245 $115K
Mississippi 1,572 5,192 $93.4K
Utah 1,291 5,157 $113K
West Virginia 1,950 5,127 $106K
Idaho 1,487 5,092 $118K
Delaware 1,213 4,900 $98.9K
Nebraska 1,790 4,721 $103K
Vermont 1,319 4,355 $72.6K
Hawaii 1,205 3,761 $84.1K
Rhode Island 1,535 3,225 $59.8K
South Dakota 1,001 3,035 $70.5K
North Dakota 891 2,545 $54K
Alaska 503 1,788 $43.5K
Wyoming 520 1,476 $30.2K
District of Columbia 394 826 $18K
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 MORPHINE SULFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BHAGWANTI ROHIRA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled392

WOOSTER

Ohio

SACHIN SHENOY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled387

TITUSVILLE

Florida

KALVIN WHITE DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled386

TULSA

Oklahoma

RICARDO KENNEDY MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled382

SAINT CHARLES

Missouri

CLINTON ANTHONY D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled382

TULSA

Oklahoma

MICHAEL DOLE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled381

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

JOHN OTERO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled375

BAY PINES

Florida

ANN STILL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled373

CULLMAN

Alabama

BRIAN TORGERSON M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled369

TULSA

Oklahoma

STEVEN CHUN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled367

SARASOTA

Florida

JOHN BARSA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled365

TAMPA

Florida

ALPESH PATEL MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled363

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

WILLIAM KOLE M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled361

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled359

SARASOTA

Florida

DONALD BOOS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled357

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

WINFRED SARDAR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled354

ARLINGTON

Texas

JOHN FRIEDL D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled352

ROLAND

Oklahoma

MARC LEVINE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled348

STUART

Florida

OMAR QUILES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled345

ORLANDO

Florida

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled344

CLEARWATER

Florida

DOUGLAS PRITCHARD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled344

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

HUGO SALGUERO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled339

TULSA

Oklahoma

NANCY GERMANY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled339

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

GARY HEATH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled334

ABILENE

Texas

MARISOL ARCILA M.D.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled329

JACKSONVILLE

Florida