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OXYCONTIN

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.37M
Medicare Part D Claims
$833M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 124,218 $80.2M
Pennsylvania 115,189 $51.2M
Florida 96,236 $54.6M
Ohio 90,935 $39.9M
New York 74,112 $37.9M
North Carolina 72,057 $31.4M
New Jersey 68,168 $33.9M
Wisconsin 54,505 $23.6M
Tennessee 52,603 $30.7M
Missouri 50,649 $25M
Massachusetts 47,750 $22.2M
Arizona 47,535 $22.3M
Washington 47,057 $17.8M
Minnesota 46,222 $14.3M
Texas 43,168 $24.7M
Michigan 42,114 $25.3M
Indiana 40,355 $19.4M
Colorado 38,914 $15.3M
Georgia 37,033 $17.6M
Illinois 34,255 $15.8M
Alabama 34,086 $16.9M
Oregon 33,858 $13.6M
Virginia 33,375 $15.6M
Connecticut 32,890 $16M
Maryland 32,336 $13.2M
Kentucky 31,134 $14.5M
Oklahoma 29,889 $16.8M
South Carolina 26,514 $13.9M
Kansas 19,724 $8.89M
Maine 17,786 $7.82M
Iowa 16,393 $6.07M
Louisiana 16,217 $9.29M
Arkansas 15,989 $7.8M
New Hampshire 15,595 $6.16M
Rhode Island 15,036 $7.07M
New Mexico 12,230 $6.01M
Mississippi 11,492 $5.85M
Utah 11,456 $5.77M
Nebraska 11,261 $4.16M
West Virginia 11,191 $5.26M
Delaware 9,728 $4.56M
Nevada 8,757 $5.17M
Montana 8,423 $3.13M
Idaho 8,388 $3.76M
Vermont 6,453 $2.62M
South Dakota 5,334 $1.91M
Hawaii 5,038 $2.62M
North Dakota 3,927 $1.14M
Wyoming 3,541 $1.33M
Alaska 3,265 $1.43M
District of Columbia 2,718 $1.08M
Puerto Rico 1,777 $503K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for OXYCONTIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GAIL BENDER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

EDINA

Minnesota

KARMACHANDRA NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAVRE DE GRACE

Maryland

EDITH PEARSALL FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

BURGAW

North Carolina

ETHAN WEBB M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

JAMBUNATHAN MAHADEVAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST LOUIS

Missouri

MICHELLE RHEA P.A.-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

HEATHER SIMPKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSON

Michigan

ERIN CHASE ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

CHEHALIS

Washington

KYLE HERON MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

MODESTO

California

MANSOUR MIKY M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

MARQUETTE

Michigan

STEVEN SHAMO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DELTA

Utah

MARWAN SHUAYTO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

PORT HURON

Michigan

WALTER KOPE

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SUFFIELD

Connecticut

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DENVER

Colorado

WILLIAM RODDY D.O.

Claims Filled50

FLORENCE

Alabama

BERNARD PERLMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Maine

JOHN WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

HARMANJEET DHALIWAL M.D.

Claims Filled50

LODI

California

ROBERT BORDEAUX ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

TACOMA

Washington

DAVID SHIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TARENTUM

Pennsylvania

WALLACE PURDY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BESSEMER

Alabama

EDGAR BASSIG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOCKPORT

New York

MARK HUBER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

CHAOYANG LI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

FINDLAY

Ohio

CYNTHIA WHISENANT

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee