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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
HAILEY HWANGBO NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled163

MONTEBELLO

California

BILAL NAEEM MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled163

SPRINGDALE

Arkansas

THANDAVARAJAN GOPALAKRISHNAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled162

HOUSTON

Texas

TESSIE OTERO-TRUITT MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled161

SOUTH BOSTON

Virginia

GODWIN D'SOUZA M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled161

CHICAGO

Illinois

RAHAT ABBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

BELLE GLADE

Florida

WILLIAM BLUME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled161

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

ANITA CORNETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

LONDON

Kentucky

ALIA WALKER P.A.-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled160

SALLISAW

Oklahoma

JOSE PORRAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

EL PASO

Texas

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled158

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

ROBERT SAMANIEGO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

RYE

New York

PETER CSAPOCZI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

EL CENTRO

California

LLOYD WILLIAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

BLUFFTON

Indiana

RUSSELL BELENCHIA D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled157

UNION

Mississippi

TROY CAPPLEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled156

RIPLEY

Mississippi

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled156

WESTMINSTER

California

GAHEAR HAMLOR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

NATHALIE

Virginia

RADU CIUBUC MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled155

EL PASO

Texas

JORGE ANDRADE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

DAVID SHARP D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

OMAHA

Nebraska

JOHN ARNETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

DOUGLAS

Georgia

DOSUN KIM NURSE PRACTITIONER

Claims Filled154

LOS ANGELES

California

STEPHEN BRESNAHAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled153

BROCKTON

Massachusetts

JEHANARA AHMED M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled152

BEAUMONT

Texas