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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
MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,055

ATHENS

Georgia

RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled959

PADUCAH

Kentucky

GEORGE HOWELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled945

PEA RIDGE

Arkansas

JOSE PRIETO M D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled926

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

EUGENE GOSY

Neurology

Claims Filled853

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

PAUL MURATTA D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled846

GADSDEN

Alabama

IQBAL SINGH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled814

SELMA

Alabama

MARTIN HALE M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled811

PLANTATION

Florida

JAY BAKER DO

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled798

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

TOSHEIBA HOLMES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled771

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

GLENN DAVIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled744

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

DONALD KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled725

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

BARBARA BRAUCH NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled714

HARRIMAN

Tennessee

TEODORA NEAGU RN, APN, ACNP, BC

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled657

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

HARVEY LANGEE MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled655

TAMPA

Florida

JEROME YOKIEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled655

CLEVELAND

Ohio

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled654

CLEARWATER

Florida

KWADWO GYARTENG-DAKWA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled644

DURHAM

North Carolina

GABRIEL SOMORI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled637

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SANDFORD SCHOCKET M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled633

AUSTIN

Texas

DOUGLAS PRITCHARD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled630

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

BRENDA FRIEND FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled624

BRISTOL

Tennessee

DONALD DOUGLAS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled605

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

GAVIN AWERBUCH MD, PLLC

Neurology

Claims Filled605

SAGINAW

Michigan

LISA BANCHIK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled600

BOCA RATON

Florida