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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
PADMAJA YATHAM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled247

ORLANDO

Florida

JAYEN PATEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled245

TULSA

Oklahoma

MICHAEL HOLDA MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled245

HOWELL

Michigan

FATHALLA MASHALI MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled244

WINCHESTER

Massachusetts

KUSSAY NASSR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled244

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

JAY OLSSON DO PROF ASSOCIATIONN

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled243

MELBOURNE

Florida

KENNETH GALANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled243

FORT MYERS

Florida

SURESH GUPTA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled243

DAYTON

Ohio

EMILIO SUAREZ D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled243

POMPANO BEACH

Florida

JACK MILETIC M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled242

WINTER PARK

Florida

ASHRAF HENRY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled241

BUFFALO

New York

ERNEST HODGES PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled239

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

NANCY MALONEY M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled239

BEND

Oregon

JESS SALINAS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled237

LAKE MARY

Florida

IQBAL SINGH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled236

SELMA

Alabama

RICARDO KENNEDY MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled235

SAINT CHARLES

Missouri

JOSE TORRES M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled233

KISSIMMEE

Florida

MARISOL ARCILA M.D.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled233

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

VANCOUVER

Washington

THAIDUC NGUYEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled233

DAYTON

Ohio

WILLIAM KOLE M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled233

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

PAUL SUTERA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled230

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

WENDY LONGCHAMPS MSN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled230

MESA

Arizona

JING CHEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled230

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

NARCISO RODRIGUEZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled230

BECKLEY

West Virginia