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NOVOLOG

Treats diabetes mellitus. Insulin is a hormone that helps get sugar from the blood to the muscles, where it is used for energy. This type of insulin is similar to regular insulin, but acts in the body more quickly. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.72M
Medicare Part D Claims
$549M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 164,234 $36.6M
Florida 147,269 $32.6M
Pennsylvania 132,723 $30.6M
New York 130,999 $32.6M
Texas 129,983 $32.8M
Ohio 120,087 $27.8M
North Carolina 93,874 $21.7M
Illinois 92,401 $21M
Michigan 79,078 $20.4M
Georgia 73,842 $17.8M
Missouri 73,620 $17.3M
Minnesota 73,182 $18.4M
Indiana 68,780 $15.5M
Tennessee 59,557 $16.4M
New Jersey 59,356 $13.5M
Wisconsin 52,224 $12.8M
Kentucky 50,091 $12.1M
Washington 48,229 $11.5M
Virginia 45,151 $10M
South Carolina 45,136 $11M
Kansas 43,628 $9.93M
Massachusetts 38,230 $8.56M
Arizona 36,553 $8.42M
Iowa 36,547 $8.17M
Maryland 35,654 $8.62M
Oklahoma 28,821 $6.8M
Alabama 28,502 $7.05M
Oregon 26,759 $6.2M
Mississippi 26,256 $6.26M
Louisiana 23,592 $5.82M
West Virginia 23,576 $6.15M
Arkansas 23,014 $5.49M
Connecticut 22,489 $5.32M
New Mexico 15,067 $3.89M
Colorado 14,547 $3.43M
Nebraska 14,467 $3.1M
Puerto Rico 13,773 $2.63M
Nevada 13,438 $3.94M
Maine 13,382 $3.7M
Utah 12,558 $3.36M
New Hampshire 10,934 $2.86M
Idaho 10,455 $2.55M
North Dakota 9,120 $2.16M
South Dakota 8,755 $1.85M
Montana 7,016 $1.5M
Delaware 6,645 $1.85M
District of Columbia 6,470 $1.27M
Hawaii 6,397 $1.65M
Rhode Island 5,744 $1.21M
Vermont 5,386 $1.54M
Wyoming 2,254 $480K
Alaska 2,207 $563K
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 NOVOLOG

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

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,489

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,464

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,197

WICHITA

Kansas

THOMAS JONES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,129

MACON

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,080

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,067

LENEXA

Kansas

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled964

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

MICHAEL VAVRIK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled959

CARROLLTON

Georgia

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled936

GALAX

Virginia

JASJEET KAUR MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled788

GLENDALE

Arizona

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled779

TUCKER

Georgia

ROSLYN COLLINS APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled736

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JANET MARTINEZ ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled725

MIAMI

Florida

RICHARD GUTHRIE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled719

WICHITA

Kansas

DAVID SAMARA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled708

ORANGE PARK

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled680

LORAIN

Ohio

HOWARD ROSEN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled676

NORTH KANSAS CITY

Missouri

LUIS QUINTERO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled670

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled668

COLUMBIA

Missouri

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled659

JACKSON

Mississippi

MICHAEL DUPUIS M. D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled659

PENSACOLA

Florida

JANE BRIDGES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled654

VINCENNES

Indiana

MALATHI TADAKAMALLA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled647

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

ROBERT LEBOW M.D.,

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled645

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JAMES SPEED M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled639

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina