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LEVEMIR

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

737K
Medicare Part D Claims
$176M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 64,870 $17M
Florida 64,241 $14.1M
California 53,689 $11.9M
Pennsylvania 35,276 $7.52M
New York 33,114 $6.81M
Georgia 32,246 $7.08M
Tennessee 30,852 $7.34M
North Carolina 28,332 $6.57M
Illinois 27,753 $6.32M
Ohio 25,144 $6.32M
Kentucky 21,084 $5.54M
Michigan 19,994 $5.35M
Indiana 19,878 $5M
Mississippi 18,514 $4.63M
Alabama 17,561 $3.75M
South Carolina 17,471 $4.35M
Oklahoma 17,301 $4.41M
Virginia 17,275 $4.14M
Missouri 15,135 $3.64M
Massachusetts 12,994 $2.99M
Arkansas 12,571 $3.17M
New Jersey 12,488 $2.59M
Arizona 10,994 $2.99M
Iowa 10,779 $2.51M
Kansas 9,694 $2.17M
Louisiana 9,568 $2.31M
Washington 8,730 $2.3M
Maryland 8,656 $2.1M
Wisconsin 8,646 $2.05M
West Virginia 8,406 $2.33M
Maine 6,961 $2.3M
New Mexico 6,376 $1.63M
Connecticut 5,911 $1.49M
Nebraska 5,506 $1.23M
Minnesota 5,293 $1.25M
Oregon 4,939 $1.31M
Colorado 4,254 $1.12M
New Hampshire 3,475 $896K
South Dakota 2,613 $535K
Nevada 2,546 $701K
Utah 2,542 $811K
Idaho 2,482 $642K
North Dakota 2,246 $485K
Montana 1,982 $438K
Rhode Island 1,858 $409K
District of Columbia 1,023 $186K
Hawaii 996 $232K
Wyoming 889 $237K
Delaware 885 $233K
Vermont 815 $207K
Alaska 471 $127K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for LEVEMIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL SHARPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled482

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled429

MOBILE

Alabama

ANGELA WATSON DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled415

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled406

ONEIDA

Tennessee

GERALD MICELI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled398

ORANGE CITY

Florida

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled392

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled384

FORT WORTH

Texas

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled370

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled369

TEXARKANA

Texas

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled359

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled350

LONG BEACH

California

CESAR TRABANCO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled334

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled329

ROME

New York

DAVID HANCOCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled324

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

VORBES ALEGER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled302

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

MANUEL ALEGRE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled284

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled271

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

LUBBOCK

Texas

HAITHAM JIFI BAHLOOL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

JAY SCHORR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled263

FORT PIERCE

Florida

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled259

TUCKER

Georgia

MARCELO BENDIX MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled251

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM KERR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled250

GAYLORD

Michigan

ELADIO DIEGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled247

OCALA

Florida

OTASHE GOLDEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled244

ELK GROVE

California