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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
LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled436

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

SAMUEL YEBOAH M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled433

ANDERSON

South Carolina

STEVEN COWART M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled431

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

HISHAM ALREFAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled430

SCOTTSBURG

Indiana

ANNAPOORNA ARUNACHALAM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled430

PALM SPRINGS

Florida

OLGA TATPATI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled425

WICHITA

Kansas

TESSIE OTERO-TRUITT MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled421

SOUTH BOSTON

Virginia

THOMAS DOUGHERTY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled418

LA MIRADA

California

ALEJANDRO PLAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled406

LONGVIEW

Texas

GERALD GOLTZ M.D.

Claims Filled405

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

PADMA MANGU MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled402

CINCINNATI

Ohio

GARY TREECE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled390

YAKIMA

Washington

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled386

HAYTI

Missouri

RONALD GRAF M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled378

TACOMA

Washington

DANITA HARRISON ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled377

DAVENPORT

Iowa

HOWARD ROSEN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled375

NORTH KANSAS CITY

Missouri

LEROY SCHROEDER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled374

FINDLAY

Ohio

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled373

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

JENIFFER JOHNSON N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled370

DOWNEY

California

JANET MARTINEZ ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled364

MIAMI

Florida

ANNE LAROCHELLE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled363

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

NIRALI PATEL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled357

MODESTO

California

ANTHONY GIGLIO PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled353

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

MICHAEL FILI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled349

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT WINANS DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled349

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado