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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
DONNA TOMKY CNP

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled258

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

STEVEN COWART M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled257

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled255

LONG BEACH

California

STEPHAN KOWALYK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled255

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

ABDULRAHMAN ALBUSTAMY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled252

EDINBURG

Texas

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled251

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

RUDOLPHO ALEGRIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled250

INDIO

California

CHRISTOPHER WEBB MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled250

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

DALLAS SANDERS PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled250

DES MOINES

Iowa

JOANNE LANGTON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled249

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

ELADIO DIEGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

OCALA

Florida

DAVID STAHL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

MIDDLEPORT

New York

MEHDI POORKAY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled247

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ABDUL AL-KASSAB MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled246

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

NANCY MORRIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

LONDON

Kentucky

ROBERTO BERMUDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled245

NARANJA

Florida

NABIL EL SAYAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

LOMITA

California

THOMAS CLAYTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled245

ANDREWS

North Carolina

DANIEL LYONS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled245

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

CECIL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

MOBILE

Alabama

WILLIAM MILROTH M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled244

MC CONNELLSBURG

Pennsylvania

VAQAR AHMAD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled244

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

RICHARD TORRES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled244

BRIDGEPORT

Connecticut

MORRIS BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled244

DAYTON

Ohio

NELSON LUM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled243

LUBBOCK

Texas