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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
NUMA TAMAYO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled58

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

DONALD PILAND M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

SAMUEL PLUCKER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

BRISTOL

Tennessee

MARCUS NICHOLS DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

MARIETTA

Ohio

LISA WEAVER FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled58

PULASKI

Tennessee

ASHOK BHANDARI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

RANDALL HAWKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

POINT PLEASANT

West Virginia

PATRICK HOMER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

LOVINGTON

New Mexico

MARY IBRAHIM MD

Managed Care Organizations, Point of Service

Claims Filled58

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

MARK KIPNES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled58

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

RONALD MAYFIELD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled58

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

PHILLIP DEAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

WARSAW

Missouri

REZEQ EL BATAINEH M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled58

PANAMA CITY

Florida

TIMOTHY GRAY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled58

NORTH CHARLESTON

South Carolina

CARMEN BAYBAYAN MD

Claims Filled58

WAIANAE

Hawaii

JOEL LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

ROSEBURG

Oregon

SYLVIA COLLAZO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled58

KISSIMMEE

Florida

MUSTAPHA ABDUL-RAHMAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled58

WINCHESTER

Virginia

NEAL MERMELSTEIN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled58

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JONAS LEIBOWITZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled58

YONKERS

New York

JESSE SCOTT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

GLENNVILLE

Georgia

MICHAEL BYRNE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

EAGLE RIVER

Wisconsin

ALETHEA SHEPARDSON RNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled58

BRONX

New York

PHILIP BUENVENIDA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

FEDERAL WAY

Washington

DENNIS BINGHAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

NEW LEBANON

Ohio