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Prescriber Checkup » MORPHINE SULFATE ER

MORPHINE SULFATE ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.74M
Medicare Part D Claims
$172M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 284,480 $26.1M
Florida 207,880 $12.3M
Tennessee 138,097 $8.71M
Pennsylvania 125,055 $7.51M
Arizona 117,054 $6.79M
Michigan 107,149 $6.86M
Washington 98,715 $5.22M
Texas 94,600 $5.98M
Ohio 91,570 $5.05M
North Carolina 90,178 $4.85M
Oregon 78,941 $5.31M
Georgia 77,149 $4.06M
Indiana 75,225 $4.35M
New York 73,971 $5.41M
Wisconsin 73,489 $4.37M
Missouri 67,188 $3.85M
Colorado 59,023 $3.77M
Massachusetts 54,059 $2.89M
Oklahoma 53,054 $3.76M
Illinois 52,567 $3.25M
Alabama 52,486 $3.09M
Virginia 46,316 $2.75M
Kentucky 43,794 $2.4M
Maryland 40,999 $2.49M
Nevada 40,706 $2.03M
South Carolina 40,483 $2.36M
New Jersey 38,748 $2.86M
Minnesota 36,168 $1.59M
Louisiana 35,894 $2M
Arkansas 32,571 $1.65M
Kansas 30,753 $1.53M
Mississippi 30,049 $1.64M
Iowa 27,400 $1.24M
Utah 24,567 $1.5M
New Mexico 23,256 $1.24M
Connecticut 22,215 $1.45M
Idaho 20,833 $1.35M
West Virginia 20,349 $1.17M
Maine 17,099 $1.35M
Montana 14,447 $724K
Nebraska 12,388 $660K
New Hampshire 12,203 $683K
Delaware 9,852 $745K
Vermont 9,703 $426K
Hawaii 8,215 $719K
Rhode Island 7,608 $405K
Wyoming 5,663 $279K
South Dakota 5,546 $258K
Alaska 5,369 $363K
North Dakota 4,130 $172K
District of Columbia 1,752 $85.7K
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 MORPHINE SULFATE ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAY BAKER DO

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled2,396

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,260

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

GUANG YANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,214

STOW

Ohio

BRUCE MACKEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,147

EDMOND

Oklahoma

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,925

ATHENS

Georgia

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,916

MOBILE

Alabama

GEORGE SIDHOM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,864

SPRING HILL

Florida

EYAD ALSABBAGH MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,779

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

ALPESH PATEL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,734

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MICHAEL DOLE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,719

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,701

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

CHARLES CLIFTON PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled1,679

WARTBURG

Tennessee

JAY OLSSON DO PROF ASSOCIATIONN

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,643

MELBOURNE

Florida

JAMES BRESSI DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,622

STOW

Ohio

PAUL MURATTA D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,606

GADSDEN

Alabama

MARLYCE PARKER APN

Nurse Practitioner, Gerontology

Claims Filled1,578

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,492

MOBILE

Alabama

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,475

GADSDEN

Alabama

JORGE LEAL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,456

TAMPA

Florida

EDWIN COLON MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,390

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

ANDREAS REVELIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,371

TULSA

Oklahoma

RAYMOND SORENSEN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,336

TULSA

Oklahoma

DANIEL CHA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,330

VALPARAISO

Indiana

MEDHAT REHEEM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,301

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

YUCHUN HAN M.D. & PH.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,217

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee