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HUMALOG

INSULIN LISPRO

Humalog is a short-acting insulin medicine for diabetes. It acts like the insulin that your body normally makes to process sugars and fats, and it keeps your blood sugar stable after meals. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.26M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 138 of 3362

$937M
Retail Cost

Rank: 23 of 3362

550,335
Patients

Rank: 138 of 3362

177,240
Prescribers

Rank: 135 of 3362

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64%

of people say

it's worth it

49%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 52,690 202,459 $71.1M
New York 37,328 150,917 $61M
Pennsylvania 29,839 132,940 $51M
Texas 33,653 122,381 $54.7M
Florida 32,855 121,591 $51.7M
Illinois 27,398 115,028 $47.5M
North Carolina 21,603 88,527 $35M
Ohio 23,550 87,462 $39.3M
Indiana 17,373 72,566 $31.4M
Michigan 19,227 68,071 $34.9M
Georgia 16,512 66,989 $27.6M
Tennessee 15,333 58,124 $26.7M
New Jersey 14,366 55,247 $23.8M
Massachusetts 13,239 53,142 $21.6M
Virginia 13,731 52,899 $20.9M
Wisconsin 11,760 52,886 $23.6M
Missouri 12,637 52,817 $23.1M
Minnesota 10,367 46,447 $21.6M
Alabama 10,736 42,178 $18.7M
Washington 10,858 42,054 $16.8M
Kentucky 9,718 40,857 $18M
Iowa 7,630 36,968 $15.4M
Maryland 9,628 34,851 $13.6M
Arizona 9,865 34,690 $14.7M
South Carolina 8,232 32,442 $14.2M
Kansas 6,204 30,673 $12.5M
Oregon 7,194 28,856 $11.4M
Louisiana 7,050 26,520 $10.7M
Connecticut 6,658 25,845 $11.1M
Colorado 5,989 21,892 $8.48M
Arkansas 5,092 20,954 $8.62M
Oklahoma 5,200 19,897 $8.53M
Mississippi 4,776 18,596 $7.04M
West Virginia 4,306 16,644 $6.89M
Nebraska 3,581 16,583 $6.28M
Maine 3,425 15,788 $7.14M
Utah 3,150 12,624 $5.3M
Nevada 3,052 10,455 $4.88M
North Dakota 1,997 10,329 $4.2M
Idaho 2,389 9,307 $3.76M
New Hampshire 2,039 8,807 $3.67M
New Mexico 2,306 7,710 $3.2M
Rhode Island 1,743 7,496 $2.63M
Delaware 1,822 6,857 $3.24M
South Dakota 1,413 6,657 $2.65M
Montana 1,622 6,438 $2.57M
Hawaii 1,361 5,208 $1.99M
District of Columbia 1,222 4,539 $1.63M
Vermont 743 2,875 $1.37M
Wyoming 666 2,597 $1.01M
Alaska 647 2,363 $1.07M
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 HUMALOG

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JANET MARTINEZ ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,247

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,160

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JANE BRIDGES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled962

VINCENNES

Indiana

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled927

TUCKER

Georgia

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled856

ROME

New York

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled815

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

RICHARD DODD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled810

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

STEVEN COWART M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled764

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

JOSE GARCIA MATEO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled741

PONCE

Puerto Rico

RONALD IVERSON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled728

DUBUQUE

Iowa

RICHARD CARANO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled721

AMES

Iowa

BOBBY JOHNSON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled719

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled688

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DEBORAH VAN DYKE ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled622

WATERLOO

Iowa

KENNETH SHEPHARD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled596

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS MARTINEZ RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled584

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ANNAPOORNA ARUNACHALAM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled563

PALM SPRINGS

Florida

GERALDO SAAVEDRA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled560

WHITEHALL

Pennsylvania

ALISA KOSLA NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled538

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled535

SMYRNA

Georgia

ABDUL AL-KASSAB MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled529

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

RAMESHKUMAR RAMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled523

ROCK ISLAND

Illinois

ROBERT BINGHAM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled508

ROCHESTER

New York

MICHAEL VAVRIK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled507

CARROLLTON

Georgia

DANITA HARRISON ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled504

DAVENPORT

Iowa