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PEN NEEDLE

NEEDLES, INSULIN DISPOSABLE

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

168K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 560 of 3362

$3.34M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1110 of 3362

63,798
Patients

Rank: 492 of 3362

45,175
Prescribers

Rank: 426 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
North Carolina 4,053 10,357 $197K
Ohio 3,368 9,347 $184K
New York 3,370 9,238 $195K
Texas 3,744 8,570 $172K
Pennsylvania 3,016 8,511 $168K
California 3,111 8,176 $152K
Florida 3,473 8,008 $162K
Michigan 2,717 6,696 $156K
Illinois 2,253 5,954 $119K
Virginia 1,968 5,288 $103K
Georgia 2,034 5,259 $102K
Tennessee 2,021 5,201 $106K
South Carolina 1,871 4,349 $83.9K
Kentucky 1,629 4,305 $79.7K
Indiana 1,623 4,292 $87.5K
Arkansas 1,498 4,187 $77.2K
Louisiana 1,595 4,141 $73.9K
Missouri 1,512 4,122 $77.8K
Wisconsin 1,455 4,030 $88.4K
Alabama 1,493 3,637 $68.7K
West Virginia 1,277 3,427 $69K
Washington 1,267 3,386 $71.7K
Oklahoma 1,242 3,247 $64K
Mississippi 1,032 2,660 $48.8K
Iowa 837 2,541 $51.9K
New Jersey 974 2,466 $54.9K
Kansas 829 2,293 $44.9K
Arizona 819 1,964 $37.3K
Maryland 830 1,954 $44.5K
Massachusetts 674 1,939 $41K
Oregon 779 1,873 $39.1K
Idaho 546 1,590 $31.8K
Colorado 585 1,462 $26.8K
Minnesota 569 1,430 $31.6K
New Mexico 545 1,342 $24K
Maine 414 1,155 $27.9K
New Hampshire 389 1,145 $25.5K
Nevada 471 1,029 $21K
Nebraska 354 1,015 $18.9K
Utah 401 930 $17.7K
Connecticut 313 796 $17.1K
Montana 207 616 $11K
Rhode Island 178 523 $10.7K
South Dakota 187 518 $9,492
North Dakota 119 322 $6,096
Alaska 114 304 $5,965
Vermont 117 299 $6,052
Delaware 93 222 $5,393
Wyoming 71 199 $3,703
District of Columbia 81 198 $4,088
Hawaii 62 170 $3,085
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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