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OXYCONTIN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.81M
Medicare Part D Claims
$901M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 128,029 $84.2M
Pennsylvania 120,707 $55.4M
Florida 105,473 $59.4M
Ohio 85,966 $39.4M
North Carolina 81,760 $36.5M
New Jersey 80,439 $40.9M
New York 78,286 $40.6M
Tennessee 58,952 $34.9M
Wisconsin 56,131 $24.8M
Missouri 55,001 $27.9M
Arizona 53,152 $25.8M
Massachusetts 50,149 $23.5M
Minnesota 48,744 $15.3M
Washington 46,865 $17.7M
Michigan 45,806 $28.2M
Texas 44,925 $26.4M
Colorado 43,142 $16.9M
Indiana 43,132 $21.1M
Georgia 38,981 $19.2M
Connecticut 37,388 $19.5M
Virginia 35,006 $16.7M
Illinois 34,814 $16.8M
Alabama 34,179 $17.5M
Oregon 34,176 $14M
Maryland 32,148 $13.5M
Kentucky 31,996 $15.6M
Oklahoma 31,526 $17.8M
South Carolina 28,145 $15.3M
Kansas 20,067 $9.58M
Maine 17,885 $8.15M
Louisiana 17,209 $9.98M
Iowa 16,671 $6.62M
Arkansas 16,667 $8.45M
New Hampshire 16,222 $6.88M
Rhode Island 15,395 $7.39M
New Mexico 13,280 $6.37M
Mississippi 12,040 $6.33M
Utah 11,568 $6.08M
West Virginia 11,185 $5.23M
Nebraska 11,107 $4.24M
Delaware 9,878 $4.74M
Nevada 9,465 $5.57M
Idaho 8,923 $4.12M
Montana 8,821 $3.49M
Vermont 6,674 $2.66M
South Dakota 5,294 $2.02M
Hawaii 5,146 $2.68M
Wyoming 4,051 $1.58M
North Dakota 3,943 $1.2M
Alaska 3,269 $1.45M
District of Columbia 3,018 $1.17M
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 OXYCONTIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PHILLIP SEAMANS PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled438

CHADBOURN

North Carolina

DAWIT TEKLEHAIMANOT D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled437

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

CHRISTOPHER HILL M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled433

SAN BERNARDINO

California

ERNEST HODGES PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled431

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

RICARDO CRUCIANI M.D. PHD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled430

PENNINGTON

New Jersey

ALEXIS CORAZON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled430

PATERSON

New Jersey

PHILLIP RAJADAS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled429

PUEBLO WEST

Colorado

TRACY JOHNSON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled427

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

JOHN DOWNEY D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled426

AUGUSTA

Georgia

ROBERT COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled426

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JEFFREY CAUDILL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled426

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

MICHAEL GIBSON M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled425

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

GEORGE GRIFFIN M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled425

CINCINNATI

Ohio

RAYMOND SORENSEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled424

TULSA

Oklahoma

GARRETT DIXON M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled424

FRANKLIN

Pennsylvania

CARA PEREZ M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled420

DAYTON

Ohio

ANTHONY GUARINO MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled417

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

SADRI AVSAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled416

HUEYTOWN

Alabama

TERESITA RUOFF PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled413

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

THOMAS RATINO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled412

FORT WORTH

Texas

RALPH ORTIZ D.O., M.P.H.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled410

FREEVILLE

New York

SIMON GALAPO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled409

MEADOWBROOK

Pennsylvania

DAYTON HAIGNEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled409

LEWISTON

Maine

REGINA THURMAN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled408

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

DENNIS AGUIRRE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled408

BRISTOL

Tennessee