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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 »

Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 131,205 $28.8M
Florida 112,456 $24.1M
Texas 91,925 $22.3M
Pennsylvania 90,280 $19.3M
Ohio 82,389 $17.6M
New York 69,954 $15.2M
North Carolina 65,196 $13.7M
Georgia 62,671 $14.8M
Illinois 60,270 $13.1M
Missouri 55,514 $12.5M
Michigan 54,882 $13.1M
Indiana 50,558 $11.2M
Tennessee 41,961 $11.5M
Kentucky 38,119 $9.22M
New Jersey 34,972 $7.25M
Wisconsin 34,648 $8.16M
Massachusetts 33,722 $7.25M
Virginia 33,323 $7.32M
Minnesota 33,258 $7.32M
Arizona 32,545 $7.85M
Kansas 31,867 $6.96M
Washington 31,292 $7.13M
Iowa 29,170 $6.19M
South Carolina 26,616 $6.57M
Oklahoma 22,814 $5.07M
Alabama 22,483 $5.22M
Maryland 21,955 $4.94M
Mississippi 21,413 $4.98M
Oregon 21,410 $4.8M
Arkansas 18,813 $4.43M
Louisiana 18,554 $4.31M
Connecticut 15,269 $3.24M
West Virginia 15,160 $3.82M
Colorado 13,123 $3.02M
Nebraska 12,612 $2.63M
New Mexico 10,681 $2.71M
Utah 10,526 $2.84M
Maine 8,226 $2.32M
Idaho 7,258 $1.73M
New Hampshire 6,778 $1.57M
Nevada 6,340 $1.9M
South Dakota 6,311 $1.28M
Rhode Island 5,436 $1.12M
Montana 5,117 $1.17M
North Dakota 4,964 $1.03M
District of Columbia 4,684 $826K
Delaware 3,289 $806K
Vermont 3,108 $852K
Hawaii 2,748 $627K
Wyoming 2,023 $431K
Alaska 1,126 $283K
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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