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LEFLUNOMIDE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

294K
Medicare Part D Claims
$20.9M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 30,834 $2.24M
Texas 23,379 $1.72M
Florida 18,586 $1.28M
New York 14,824 $1.12M
Ohio 12,540 $1.1M
Illinois 12,126 $774K
Pennsylvania 11,323 $854K
North Carolina 10,792 $609K
Missouri 10,326 $631K
Georgia 10,297 $618K
Tennessee 7,353 $462K
Michigan 7,246 $774K
Indiana 6,835 $490K
Kentucky 6,181 $448K
Washington 6,048 $392K
Wisconsin 5,952 $396K
Louisiana 5,677 $381K
Arizona 5,657 $443K
New Jersey 5,533 $464K
Minnesota 5,529 $402K
Virginia 5,481 $408K
Oklahoma 5,175 $317K
Arkansas 5,117 $328K
Colorado 4,974 $328K
Alabama 4,900 $264K
Massachusetts 4,818 $471K
Iowa 4,348 $240K
South Carolina 4,225 $296K
Mississippi 3,963 $249K
Oregon 3,756 $229K
Kansas 3,512 $225K
New Mexico 2,625 $236K
Nevada 2,441 $133K
West Virginia 2,324 $161K
Connecticut 2,310 $206K
Idaho 2,050 $145K
Utah 2,020 $140K
Maryland 2,015 $190K
Nebraska 1,639 $87K
Maine 1,484 $152K
Montana 1,366 $84.8K
South Dakota 1,238 $67.2K
New Hampshire 907 $69K
Rhode Island 797 $55K
Wyoming 719 $46.3K
Hawaii 657 $56.5K
Delaware 579 $44.8K
Vermont 555 $46.1K
North Dakota 548 $35.9K
Alaska 359 $24K
District of Columbia 151 $9,101
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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Top prescribers for LEFLUNOMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PETER PEPE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

STATE COLLEGE

Pennsylvania

LINDSAY HUTCHINSON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

DELFIN SANTOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

Michigan

DANIEL SAGER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

HOOD RIVER

Oregon

DAVID PETROS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

KAREN SMITH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

EL PASO

Texas

NIOMA BROWN ARNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

LARGO

Florida

JOHN NELLIGAN RPA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

GANSEVOORT

New York

CHARLES DURAND M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

ROBERT JOHNSON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ROANOKE

Virginia

RICHARD GORDON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

HAMILTON

New Jersey

CATALINA OROZCO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

MARK PEARSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

BROOKFIELD

Wisconsin

KRISTINE LOHR MD, MS

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

VIVIAN STONE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

AMARILIS PEREZ

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

BETH BIGGEE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

NORTH ANDOVER

Massachusetts

RASHMI NADIG M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

ANAS MOUREIDEN 207RR0500X

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SPRING HILL

Florida

MARIANNE SHAW M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

DUNCANSVILLE

Pennsylvania

ROBIN LIPSCHITZ M.D

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

DANIELLE REDFIELD FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

TOWNSEND

Montana

KURT ZIMMERMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

EDINA

Minnesota

LILLIAN WILLIAMS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

EDINBURG

Texas

NEIL MOODY PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

KILLEEN

Texas