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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
GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled281

MODESTO

California

EVA TOTH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled280

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

CARLA GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

WU WEN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled279

BRIDGETON

Missouri

DANA VUCINICH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled277

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

RODOLFO PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled276

HIALEAH

Florida

RENE UMANZOR MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled275

PALMER

Massachusetts

EWA KONCA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled274

POMONA

California

FELICIA COJOCNEAN N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled274

DOWNEY

California

MARGRIT SHOEMAKER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled274

WILLIAMSPORT

Pennsylvania

HEIDI BUCKINGHAM MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled271

DAYTON

Ohio

ANDREW RHINEHART MD, FACP, CDE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled270

ABINGDON

Virginia

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled268

LOS ANGELES

California

TAMER YACOUB M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled268

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

KATJA FELSINGER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled268

BLUEFIELD

West Virginia

RONNIE MOHAMMED MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled267

LEBANON

Pennsylvania

VALERIE THOMAS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled267

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

PAUL EMMANS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled266

SELAH

Washington

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled266

LENEXA

Kansas

QUINTON WELDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled266

AMERICUS

Georgia

CARLOS COELHO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled266

AVENTURA

Florida

CHARLES SMITH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled265

CANTON

Ohio

WAYNE EVRON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled265

BETHEL PARK

Pennsylvania

REKHA NUGARAM M.D.,

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled263

COLONIAL HEIGHTS

Virginia

CAMILLE BUONOCORE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled262

BETHEL PARK

Pennsylvania