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OXYMORPHONE HCL

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

63.4K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 771 of 3362

$19.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 654 of 3362

12,610
Patients

Rank: 868 of 3362

7,836
Prescribers

Rank: 884 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

28.7K

2011

30.3K

2012

50.8K

2013

63.4K

2014

62.7K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$10.2M

2011

$10.8M

2012

$18.4M

2013

$19.6M

2014

$15.2M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$149

2011

$166

2012

$204

2013

$210

2014

$202

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
North Carolina 1,363 6,907 $2.12M
Florida 1,124 5,651 $1.89M
Pennsylvania 941 4,535 $1.46M
New York 814 4,162 $1.42M
California 712 2,934 $1.03M
Ohio 540 2,671 $707K
Alabama 469 2,616 $762K
Tennessee 526 2,228 $633K
Texas 557 2,163 $737K
Indiana 401 2,130 $673K
Virginia 376 2,025 $611K
New Jersey 404 1,718 $510K
South Carolina 359 1,624 $446K
Michigan 337 1,561 $582K
Oklahoma 296 1,512 $522K
Georgia 339 1,505 $391K
Arizona 331 1,504 $380K
Wisconsin 229 1,268 $387K
Illinois 272 1,155 $337K
Louisiana 195 1,115 $339K
Maryland 261 1,095 $284K
Colorado 204 1,063 $326K
Missouri 186 1,016 $311K
Washington 206 945 $262K
Kansas 181 940 $288K
Connecticut 186 915 $294K
Kentucky 164 776 $216K
Oregon 125 693 $197K
Nevada 150 593 $198K
Maine 85 545 $144K
Utah 104 424 $120K
Massachusetts 81 418 $150K
Arkansas 84 396 $98.5K
Mississippi 94 375 $104K
West Virginia 70 331 $93.2K
Idaho 72 303 $124K
New Hampshire 41 209 $63.6K
Delaware 43 203 $56.9K
New Mexico 43 154 $55.9K
Nebraska 36 150 $50.1K
South Dakota 20 140 $31.9K
Minnesota 30 130 $33.9K
Montana 19 99 $25.9K
Vermont 91 $48.2K
Wyoming 16 78 $26.4K
Rhode Island 19 72 $15.4K
Iowa 20 72 $15.2K
Alaska 15 63 $12K
Hawaii 36 $11K
North Dakota 32 $11K
District of Columbia 28 $11.6K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 OXYMORPHONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled415

GADSDEN

Alabama

KUSSAY NASSR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled304

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

ERIC ROSLONSKI DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled275

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

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

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled246

FREEVILLE

New York

ANDREAS REVELIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled216

TULSA

Oklahoma

GAUTAM ARORA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled213

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

AMANDA ZIMMERMAN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled210

CLEMMONS

North Carolina

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled206

MOBILE

Alabama

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled199

COLUMBUS

Georgia

C KANG MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled174

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

MARK MITROS M. D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled166

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled155

CLEARWATER

Florida

RANDALL BREWER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled154

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

MICHAEL BRENNAN M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled154

FAIRFIELD

Connecticut

MARTIN MARTUCCI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled150

TULSA

Oklahoma

ASHRAF RAZZAK M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled147

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

DANIELLE REBOWE

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled146

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

HUNGCHIH LEE M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled124

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

PENNY MITCHELL FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled123

CONOVER

North Carolina

THU LE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled121

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

OFELIA BALAGTAS-BALMASEDA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled121

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

STEVEN CHUN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled115

LAKEWOOD RANCH (BARDENTON)

Florida

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled113

MOBILE

Alabama

JAMES WATSON P.A-C

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled112

SALISBURY

North Carolina

LAWRENCE WINIKUR M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled110

DANVILLE

Virginia