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ETANERCEPT

Enbrel (Etanercept) is a biologic response modifier. It works in the immune system to block a protein called TNF (tumor necrosis factor). Blocking TNF relieves symptoms and prevents disease progression. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

375K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 398 of 3362

$1.2B
Retail Cost

Rank: 16 of 3362

53,450
Patients

Rank: 523 of 3362

16,149
Prescribers

Rank: 681 of 3362

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

51%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

276K

2011

308K

2012

354K

2013

375K

2014

366K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$567M

2011

$722M

2012

$977M

2013

$1.2B

2014

$1.39B

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$1,681

2011

$1,734

2012

$1,463

2013

$1,584

2014

$1,590

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 5,887 42,558 $124M
New York 4,125 27,584 $92.3M
Texas 4,276 27,359 $90.5M
Florida 3,872 25,434 $82.8M
Michigan 2,632 18,963 $59.5M
Pennsylvania 2,252 15,028 $50.8M
Ohio 2,060 14,802 $46.6M
North Carolina 1,878 12,323 $40.8M
Illinois 1,766 11,586 $38.8M
Georgia 1,710 11,475 $37.3M
New Jersey 1,700 10,281 $38.6M
Massachusetts 1,439 9,935 $31.3M
Tennessee 1,357 9,433 $29.6M
Indiana 1,162 7,948 $26.1M
Arizona 1,155 7,839 $24.5M
Washington 1,159 7,637 $24.2M
Virginia 1,081 7,074 $23.2M
Missouri 1,002 6,952 $22.1M
Kentucky 996 6,934 $21.4M
Wisconsin 907 6,609 $20.3M
Minnesota 884 6,525 $20.4M
Alabama 894 6,457 $19.6M
South Carolina 825 5,445 $19.1M
Louisiana 710 5,079 $15.5M
Colorado 728 4,745 $15M
Oregon 640 4,515 $13.4M
Oklahoma 680 4,313 $13.9M
Connecticut 640 4,008 $13.6M
Maryland 558 3,638 $12.7M
Arkansas 476 3,502 $10.6M
West Virginia 440 3,290 $9.93M
Mississippi 443 3,232 $9.58M
Iowa 339 2,739 $7.98M
New Mexico 348 2,362 $7.52M
Utah 322 2,191 $7M
Nevada 359 2,168 $6.7M
Kansas 293 2,084 $6.67M
Montana 253 1,944 $5.56M
Nebraska 223 1,734 $5.11M
New Hampshire 263 1,599 $5.24M
Maine 260 1,535 $5.27M
Idaho 216 1,271 $3.75M
Rhode Island 163 1,186 $3.46M
Delaware 183 1,065 $4.18M
Vermont 138 979 $3.15M
Hawaii 138 907 $2.75M
South Dakota 125 858 $2.53M
North Dakota 80 543 $1.64M
Alaska 85 525 $1.78M
Wyoming 70 511 $1.56M
District of Columbia 69 423 $1.29M
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for ENBREL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PATRICK TIMMS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled327

PUEBLO

Colorado

RAJINDER MAHAJAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled327

HARBOR CITY

California

MARTIN PEVZNER M.D,

Rheumatology

Claims Filled325

BINGHAM FARMS

Michigan

GLENN EHRESMANN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled325

LOS ANGELES

California

SUMAN THAKKER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled314

VICTORVILLE

California

MICHAEL FAIRFAX D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled306

GILBERT

Arizona

CHRISTOPHER ADAMS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled304

OPELIKA

Alabama

TROY TAKAGISHI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled297

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

MARK GOLDSTEIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled286

STATEN ISLAND

New York

ERSKINE CAPERTON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled285

ROSEVILLE

Minnesota

DIANA LAU MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled283

WOODLAND

California

SICY LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled283

NEW YORK

New York

JORGE MUNDO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled279

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

LARRY GREENBAUM MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled278

GREENWOOD

Indiana

ROBERT GAY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled276

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

LAURA LLINAS-LUX M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled273

ELMIRA

New York

DAVID STADNICK MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled272

MANSFIELD

Ohio

BABAK ZAMIRI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled271

RIVERSIDE

California

ROBERT ABRESCH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled270

EL PASO

Texas

KAYVAN KAMALI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled266

LONGVIEW

Texas

GEORGE KRICK MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled266

TACOMA

Washington

EUGENE NUNNERY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled266

HARLINGEN

Texas

JAMES LIPSTATE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled265

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

HOWARD BUCHOFF M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled264

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

DENNIS SUAREZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled263

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico