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HUMALOG

Treats diabetes mellitus. Insulin is a hormone that helps get sugar from the blood to the muscles, where it is used for energy. This type of insulin starts working faster than regular insulin. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

898K
Medicare Part D Claims
$383M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 157,527 $35.6M
Pennsylvania 93,803 $21.9M
Florida 81,473 $20.5M
New York 80,951 $21.4M
Texas 78,976 $21.4M
Ohio 63,795 $16.9M
Illinois 62,409 $15.4M
North Carolina 58,808 $13.9M
Indiana 52,179 $12.9M
Massachusetts 50,853 $12.1M
Missouri 46,670 $11.4M
Tennessee 42,195 $11.6M
Wisconsin 41,387 $10.7M
Georgia 39,811 $9.88M
Virginia 35,494 $8.74M
Michigan 35,305 $9.71M
Washington 35,010 $8.89M
New Jersey 30,880 $8.2M
Iowa 29,464 $6.84M
Alabama 25,523 $6.33M
Kansas 24,788 $5.96M
Oregon 24,739 $6.11M
Minnesota 23,371 $6.1M
Arizona 23,005 $5.84M
Kentucky 22,676 $6.17M
Puerto Rico 21,699 $4.01M
Louisiana 21,572 $4.97M
Connecticut 21,234 $5.25M
Colorado 18,763 $4.39M
Oklahoma 18,538 $4.68M
South Carolina 18,054 $4.77M
Maryland 16,216 $4.01M
Arkansas 15,272 $3.6M
Nebraska 15,075 $3.22M
Mississippi 14,522 $3.5M
Utah 12,371 $3.17M
West Virginia 11,673 $3.01M
Maine 10,565 $2.92M
Idaho 9,332 $2.27M
North Dakota 7,786 $1.79M
Rhode Island 7,685 $1.61M
Montana 6,748 $1.59M
New Mexico 6,726 $1.67M
New Hampshire 5,076 $1.38M
Nevada 4,916 $1.37M
South Dakota 4,627 $1.01M
Delaware 3,526 $939K
Vermont 3,386 $872K
Wyoming 3,194 $699K
Hawaii 3,113 $859K
Alaska 2,052 $527K
District of Columbia 1,944 $407K
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 HUMALOG

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JANE BRIDGES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,133

VINCENNES

Indiana

RICHARD DODD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled785

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

JEFFREY RUSSELL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled756

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

KENNETH SHEPHARD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled707

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled643

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled633

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

RAYMOND FINK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled616

LA MESA

California

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled568

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ANDREA HAYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled556

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JOSELITO CABACCAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled546

SAN JOSE

California

HERNAN BAQUERIZO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled537

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL ADLER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled535

PLAINS

Pennsylvania

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled525

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

RICHARD GUTHRIE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled520

WICHITA

Kansas

GERALDO SAAVEDRA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled518

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

BOBBY JOHNSON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled505

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

ALISA KOSLA NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled500

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

RONALD IVERSON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled479

DUBUQUE

Iowa

RICHARD CARANO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled478

AMES

Iowa

DEBORAH VAN DYKE ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled477

WATERLOO

Iowa

JUAN CALDERON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled460

CHULA VISTA

California

LUIS QUINTERO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled443

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TILAK MALLIK MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled441

MARRERO

Louisiana

MAL HOMAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled438

SAYRE

Pennsylvania

JALAL NAFACH M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled438

LINCOLN

Nebraska