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NUCYNTA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

83K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 681 of 3238

$22M
Retail Cost

Rank: 581 of 3238

25,925
Patients

Rank: 664 of 3238

17,491
Prescribers

Rank: 618 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 2,894 8,423 $2.32M
Florida 2,633 6,988 $1.82M
North Carolina 2,084 6,680 $1.95M
California 1,893 6,162 $1.8M
Ohio 1,393 4,820 $1.2M
Pennsylvania 1,436 4,676 $1.1M
New Jersey 1,269 3,708 $867K
Georgia 982 2,943 $740K
Texas 980 2,889 $853K
Alabama 737 2,817 $746K
Indiana 690 2,450 $675K
Virginia 635 2,032 $565K
Missouri 542 1,823 $547K
Michigan 581 1,706 $479K
Tennessee 623 1,656 $400K
Arkansas 482 1,647 $412K
Kentucky 427 1,555 $377K
Illinois 465 1,525 $419K
South Carolina 538 1,379 $348K
Maryland 412 1,341 $347K
Oklahoma 358 1,107 $314K
Arizona 356 1,055 $278K
Colorado 335 1,045 $295K
Connecticut 321 958 $235K
Louisiana 311 946 $253K
Wisconsin 247 902 $276K
Massachusetts 229 869 $226K
Nebraska 267 803 $175K
Iowa 276 796 $179K
Washington 222 778 $211K
Kansas 178 639 $157K
Utah 154 481 $117K
Oregon 117 479 $121K
South Dakota 123 467 $122K
Nevada 192 448 $123K
Delaware 128 445 $128K
West Virginia 118 432 $115K
New Hampshire 110 428 $117K
Minnesota 113 420 $109K
Mississippi 184 419 $95K
Idaho 91 319 $87K
North Dakota 61 206 $44.8K
Maine 48 196 $59K
New Mexico 57 167 $38.8K
Montana 44 128 $30.9K
Vermont 27 102 $27.8K
Hawaii 40 86 $23.9K
Wyoming 25 70 $20.6K
District of Columbia 23 64 $18.2K
Alaska 20 51 $13.3K
Rhode Island 23 46 $8,965
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for NUCYNTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAMAL AJAM M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled107

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

JOAN PRIDDY-SOUTHERN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled85

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

DEANA SMART P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled58

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

KENNETH SUN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

WIND GAP

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM GORE PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled57

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

ELIZABETH HYLA ANP.C

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled65

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

EUGENE GOSY

Neurology

Claims Filled53

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

ROMATH WAGHMARAE

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled194

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

CHARLES HUANG D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

WELLINGTON

Florida

WILLIAM CARLILE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled112

WARSAW

Missouri

TRACEY PENNINGTON M.D.,M.P.H.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled73

VIRGINIA BEACH

Virginia

DAVID WANALISTA D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled53

VINELAND

New Jersey

JOSEPH CONDON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled51

VAN NUYS

California

LISA WONNELL-CHIZMAR NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled125

TOLEDO

Ohio

IRVING HABER D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled114

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

MARK UDY PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled55

ST GEORGE

Utah

AMER KAZI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled65

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

FRANCIS VALENTI CRNA, APRN

Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered

Claims Filled58

SOMERSWORTH

New Hampshire

PAUL HORCHOS D.O.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled53

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

DONALD ERB D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled55

SARASOTA

Florida

GERALD SACKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled72

SANTA MONICA

California

CHRISTOPHER HILL M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled53

SAN BERNARDINO

California

STEVEN KARO PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled65

SAINT CROIX FALLS

Wisconsin

PATRICK ANNELLO M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled68

ROSLYN

New York

AYNI SHARIF PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled59

RICHMOND

Virginia