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LEVEMIR

Helps control blood sugar levels. This medicine is a long-acting insulin. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

822K
Medicare Part D Claims
$326M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 106,760 $27.4M
Florida 105,194 $23.7M
California 98,628 $22M
New York 74,683 $19.2M
Pennsylvania 67,528 $15.7M
Ohio 58,938 $15.5M
North Carolina 51,953 $13M
Georgia 44,276 $9.94M
Illinois 43,262 $10.5M
Tennessee 42,696 $10.5M
New Jersey 35,078 $8.18M
Michigan 34,566 $9.91M
South Carolina 34,423 $8.42M
Kentucky 33,080 $8.51M
Indiana 32,805 $8.3M
Virginia 30,078 $7.2M
Alabama 28,996 $6.73M
Missouri 26,814 $6.57M
Mississippi 26,529 $6.41M
Oklahoma 25,827 $6.39M
Arkansas 22,216 $5.45M
Washington 19,677 $5.15M
Louisiana 19,308 $4.55M
Massachusetts 19,192 $4.64M
Maryland 17,333 $4.6M
Minnesota 17,092 $4.35M
Arizona 16,959 $4.29M
Iowa 16,664 $3.77M
West Virginia 16,566 $4.46M
Wisconsin 16,519 $4.26M
Puerto Rico 16,498 $2.6M
Kansas 16,425 $3.68M
Connecticut 13,663 $3.89M
New Mexico 12,031 $2.97M
Maine 11,673 $3.47M
Oregon 9,576 $2.48M
Colorado 8,581 $2.28M
Nebraska 8,507 $1.87M
North Dakota 6,043 $1.4M
Nevada 5,794 $1.53M
New Hampshire 5,717 $1.53M
Hawaii 5,350 $1.45M
Idaho 4,992 $1.32M
Utah 4,604 $1.27M
South Dakota 4,173 $884K
Rhode Island 3,603 $816K
Montana 3,115 $701K
Delaware 2,878 $830K
Wyoming 1,500 $357K
Vermont 1,478 $482K
District of Columbia 1,346 $276K
Alaska 616 $157K
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 LEVEMIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
K. THAMPY M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled697

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled682

MODESTO

California

THOMAS JONES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled568

MACON

Georgia

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled523

RINGGOLD

Georgia

MICHAEL SHARPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled516

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ARTURO RODRIGUEZ-MARTIN MD PL

Family Medicine

Claims Filled512

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled494

WESTMINSTER

California

SYED HAQ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled488

BRIDGEPORT

West Virginia

TAMER YACOUB M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled480

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

SAMUEL YEBOAH M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled472

ANDERSON

South Carolina

MARCELO BENDIX MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled467

MIAMI

Florida

MATTHEW KAMIL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled451

ROCHESTER

New Hampshire

JUAN SYGAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled445

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

MICHAEL ADLER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled438

PLAINS

Pennsylvania

DANIEL MACIAS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled408

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

GERALD MICELI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled398

ORANGE CITY

Florida

JAMES RIDER D.O.

Claims Filled361

WINCHESTER

Kansas

RODOLFO PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled360

HIALEAH

Florida

HISHAM ALREFAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled358

SCOTTSBURG

Indiana

DAVID SUTTON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled349

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled347

FORT WORTH

Texas

JEHANARA AHMED M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled342

BEAUMONT

Texas

DARSHI SUNDERAM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled341

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

JORGE ROBLES MD FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled336

EL CENTRO

California

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled336

MOBILE

Alabama