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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
TAMER YACOUB M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled237

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

BUSHNELL

Florida

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

KINGSTON

Tennessee

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

PETER AULT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

HOPEWELL

Virginia

REYADH MICHAIL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled225

PANORAMA CITY

California

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled223

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled220

CULLMAN

Alabama

THOMAS JONES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled219

MACON

Georgia

PAUL BUCKMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled219

NATHALIE

Virginia

MATTHEW KAMIL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled215

ROCHESTER

New Hampshire

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled214

COLUMBUS

Georgia

FLORENCE BARALATEI

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

MACON

Georgia

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

VAN NUYS

California

HAMIDREZA MOGHADDAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled212

MIAMI SHORES

Florida

RODOLFO PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled212

HIALEAH

Florida

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

RINGGOLD

Georgia

HARRISON CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

ALMA

Georgia

NELSON LUM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled209

LUBBOCK

Texas

JEFFERY WARREN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled209

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

WOODLAWN

Virginia

CHRISTINA RHO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled208

PORT ORANGE

Florida

TED CLONTZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

FERDINAND RODA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled207

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

AZZAM ADHAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

PANAMA CITY

Florida