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ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.68M
Medicare Part D Claims
$37.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 459,706 $7.36M
New York 194,605 $2.78M
Michigan 163,089 $2.29M
Florida 162,925 $1.81M
Illinois 161,663 $2.03M
Pennsylvania 149,234 $1.88M
Texas 112,702 $1.42M
Ohio 111,775 $1.55M
New Jersey 79,877 $796K
Massachusetts 65,651 $707K
Wisconsin 59,878 $765K
Minnesota 57,150 $720K
Missouri 56,212 $765K
Washington 55,618 $811K
Georgia 53,001 $636K
Arizona 50,477 $673K
Indiana 49,246 $665K
North Carolina 48,960 $616K
Virginia 48,836 $610K
Tennessee 47,243 $589K
Kentucky 46,312 $642K
Maryland 42,019 $551K
Alabama 41,518 $537K
Oregon 36,051 $592K
Louisiana 31,580 $337K
Arkansas 30,677 $389K
Connecticut 29,378 $284K
Mississippi 27,020 $302K
Oklahoma 26,842 $393K
Iowa 25,978 $329K
South Carolina 23,990 $326K
Colorado 22,451 $375K
Kansas 21,277 $271K
West Virginia 21,204 $292K
New Mexico 18,662 $271K
Puerto Rico 17,730 $161K
District of Columbia 14,925 $195K
Maine 14,347 $182K
Nebraska 13,246 $162K
Nevada 12,794 $198K
Rhode Island 12,065 $127K
Hawaii 10,638 $150K
Idaho 9,911 $153K
Utah 9,259 $132K
South Dakota 8,943 $107K
Montana 8,709 $126K
New Hampshire 8,607 $102K
Delaware 8,550 $100K
North Dakota 7,226 $91.9K
Vermont 5,469 $61.1K
Alaska 3,982 $63.4K
Wyoming 3,313 $45.3K
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 ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KEVIN THOMAS M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled497

LOS ANGELES

California

WASSIM SAIKALI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled494

BECKLEY

West Virginia

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled494

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL HAMILTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled493

INGLEWOOD

California

HARMER EASON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled486

SYLVESTER

Georgia

ERNEST OKEKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled481

SELMA

Alabama

CHAO CHEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled479

CHICAGO

Illinois

MICHAEL PUTMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled471

DECATUR

Alabama

DON BLACKWOOD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled462

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

NICHOLAS TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled461

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ROGER CAGLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled451

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

ERIC LIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled446

SAN FRANCISCO

California

VINCENT HUNG MD

Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck

Claims Filled441

PASADENA

California

MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled441

LOS ANGELES

California

JAVED NAZIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled441

HINSDALE

Illinois

ROBERT WATKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled434

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

Illinois

JOHN WEI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled428

SOUTH GATE

California

VELLAIAPPAN SOMASUNDARAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled422

SOUTH WILLIAMSON

Kentucky

JOANNA NAWROSKI-WOZNIAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled420

SAN DIEGO

California

RICHARD BROWN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled419

DETROIT

Michigan

APAI POLYUDHAPOOM

General Practice

Claims Filled419

FRESNO

California

RICK BASSETT M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled417

HARLINGEN

Texas

R LESTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled414

TYLER

Texas

JOSE BOSSBALY M.D.

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled408

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JAMES MAYS M D

General Practice

Claims Filled400

LOS ANGELES

California