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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
PAUL MUMMA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled421

CROOKSVILLE

Ohio

WILLIAM GEORGE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled418

NEDERLAND

Texas

SYED MOQEETH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled415

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOAQUIN MENDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled415

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

PAUL EMMANS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled414

SELAH

Washington

CLIFFORD GARVIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled411

DENISON

Texas

KAMALA RAJUPET M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled411

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ALPHONSO BERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled411

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

KHOA NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled409

HOUSTON

Texas

VINAYA KODURI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled409

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

MAYTE SANDRIN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled407

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

TAMER YACOUB M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled407

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

ALI RAHIMI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled406

SAVANNAH

Georgia

WENDELL MIERS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled406

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RABIH HIJAZI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled405

CROSSVILLE

Tennessee

MICHAEL HUMPHREY D.O.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled405

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

FIRAS AKHRASS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled404

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

BRUCE MCMULLEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled403

WICHITA

Kansas

PETER AULT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled402

HOPEWELL

Virginia

MICHAEL ADLER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled400

PLAINS

Pennsylvania

DANIEL LYONS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled400

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ARTURO RODRIGUEZ-MARTIN MD PL

Family Medicine

Claims Filled399

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

KANDASWAMY JAYARAJ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled399

BEAUMONT

Texas

STEVEN LEICHTER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled397

COLUMBUS

Georgia

SERGIO ROVNER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled397

EL PASO

Texas