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LEFLUNOMIDE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

211K
Medicare Part D Claims
$17.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 26,644 $1.86M
Texas 20,093 $1.29M
Florida 15,002 $973K
New York 12,205 $1.19M
Ohio 10,883 $830K
Illinois 10,236 $651K
Pennsylvania 9,384 $656K
North Carolina 8,876 $460K
Georgia 8,864 $452K
Missouri 8,711 $490K
Tennessee 6,265 $430K
Indiana 5,875 $380K
Michigan 5,617 $628K
Washington 5,166 $365K
Kentucky 5,166 $340K
Minnesota 5,033 $562K
Virginia 4,929 $345K
Arizona 4,861 $330K
Wisconsin 4,856 $344K
Arkansas 4,819 $258K
Louisiana 4,654 $273K
Oklahoma 4,601 $268K
New Jersey 4,440 $322K
Colorado 4,148 $252K
Massachusetts 4,043 $407K
Alabama 3,945 $241K
Iowa 3,774 $207K
South Carolina 3,526 $214K
Mississippi 3,474 $208K
Oregon 3,022 $233K
Kansas 2,767 $165K
Nevada 2,311 $116K
New Mexico 2,278 $215K
Puerto Rico 2,135 $113K
West Virginia 2,072 $136K
Utah 1,974 $122K
Connecticut 1,963 $175K
Maryland 1,840 $137K
Idaho 1,819 $114K
Nebraska 1,433 $76.3K
Maine 1,406 $118K
Montana 1,086 $65.4K
South Dakota 930 $47.8K
Rhode Island 762 $57.5K
New Hampshire 751 $53.1K
Wyoming 633 $34.1K
Hawaii 616 $69.3K
Delaware 520 $40.4K
North Dakota 502 $32K
Vermont 454 $32.4K
Alaska 372 $24.9K
District of Columbia 154 $8,541
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 LEFLUNOMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES DENEKE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled572

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled567

VALDOSTA

Georgia

LARRY BROADWELL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled561

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

MARTA BOGNAR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled557

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

MARK IANNINI MD

Claims Filled531

TUCSON

Arizona

TIMOTHY LENARDO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled515

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

ADRIANA POP MOODY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled511

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

THOMAS LEAHEY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled499

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

ROBERT ARTHUR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled456

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

NEIL BRAUNSTEIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled451

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

SHANNON SIGNORINO PA C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled445

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

BRENT FLICKINGER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled415

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

PARKS PRATT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled396

DOTHAN

Alabama

MOGES SISAY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled392

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

STEVEN COHEN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled391

TYLER

Texas

JAMES BYRD M.D., PH.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled387

WENATCHEE

Washington

PAUL KATZENSTEIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled387

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri

SAILAJA MANNE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled376

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

KELLY TIMMONS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled367

NAMPA

Idaho

PRATAP TUMMALA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled364

SHERMAN

Texas

PATRICK TIMMS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled362

PUEBLO

Colorado

VICTOR MCMILLAN

Rheumatology

Claims Filled359

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

DANIEL LAMOTHE-JOST M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled359

COLUMBIA

Missouri

PHILIP MEADOW D.O. F.A.C.R.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled358

COLUMBUS

Georgia

MATTHEW MORROW MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled357

SANDUSKY

Ohio