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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
ANTHONY PADULA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

WALNUT CREEK

California

JAMES STEIER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

JULIE SCHWARTZMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

THOMAS MYERS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

MOBILE

Alabama

MICHAEL FINAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

DES MOINES

Iowa

WENSHU YU M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

DELTA

Colorado

DONALD LOVEMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ODESSA

Texas

JAMES BRICK M. D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

PRASHANTH SUNKUREDDI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

HECTOR MENA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ERIC LIEBERMAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

BERKELEY HEIGHTS

New Jersey

JOSE ROLDAN MD,MS

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MARYANN CURIBA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

RAHWAY

New Jersey

CHARLES WASICEK MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

WATERTOWN

New York

CONRAD BUTWINICK MD

Claims Filled50

ST PAUL

Minnesota

ELENA WEINSTEIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

LONE TREE

Colorado

BARBARA CACIOLO MD

Claims Filled50

ST LOUIS

Missouri

BRENT CULVER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SANTA CRUZ

California

DAVID FREEMAN MD

Claims Filled50

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts

BRUCE JOHNSON MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ELK GROVE VILLAGE

Illinois

ERIC TAMESIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DOVER

Delaware

YOEL DRUCKER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

SARASOTA

Florida

KENNETH WOLFE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

MEDIA

Pennsylvania

ADAM BARRON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

JUPITER

Florida

LYNDON SOE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST PETERSBURG

Florida