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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
GEORGE GRIFFIN M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled494

CINCINNATI

Ohio

FRANK MCNIEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled493

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

OSCAR LINARES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled491

DEARBORN

Michigan

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled489

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

LARRY SIMS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled486

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JEAN CHARLOT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled481

PLANTATION

Florida

JOHN PARK MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled481

SEWELL

New Jersey

ANTHONY GUARINO MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled475

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JOHN DOWNEY D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled474

AUGUSTA

Georgia

THOMAS CRAIG M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled473

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS

Ohio

KENNETH CHOQUETTE D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled473

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

DOV RAND M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled471

WAYNE

New Jersey

GULAM MUKHDOMI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled469

DAYTON

Ohio

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled461

GADSDEN

Alabama

ROBERT COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled457

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ROGER PHILLIPS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled456

NEWPORT NEWS

Virginia

JOANNE LOFTHOUSE NP

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled454

THORNTON

Colorado

STEPHEN KATZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled453

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

SANJOY SUNDARESAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled447

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

DAYTON HAIGNEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled447

LEWISTON

Maine

LINDA ROOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled446

HOUSTON

Texas

ABDULLAHI MUBARAK M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled444

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

CHRISTOPHER HILL M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled444

SAN BERNARDINO

California

DAVID COFER NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled440

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

ERNEST DOLE PHARMD

Pharmacist, Pharmacotherapy

Claims Filled436

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico