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LEFLUNOMIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

352K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 398 of 3238

$20.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 607 of 3238

68,702
Patients

Rank: 456 of 3238

18,533
Prescribers

Rank: 602 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 7,510 34,983 $2.33M
Texas 6,486 31,239 $1.76M
Florida 4,940 22,552 $1.22M
New York 3,638 18,977 $1.19M
Ohio 3,102 14,966 $1.09M
North Carolina 2,510 14,000 $616K
Pennsylvania 2,617 13,531 $903K
Missouri 2,310 12,806 $611K
Illinois 2,538 12,794 $665K
Georgia 2,029 11,040 $552K
Tennessee 1,929 9,669 $445K
Michigan 2,097 9,380 $627K
Indiana 1,722 8,661 $497K
Kentucky 1,429 7,344 $441K
Wisconsin 1,366 7,076 $373K
Washington 1,333 6,800 $316K
Alabama 1,307 6,748 $283K
Louisiana 1,161 6,289 $360K
Arizona 1,302 6,139 $370K
Minnesota 1,311 5,950 $374K
Massachusetts 1,142 5,912 $485K
New Jersey 1,369 5,883 $422K
Colorado 1,168 5,684 $265K
Virginia 1,154 5,460 $322K
Arkansas 893 5,366 $287K
Oklahoma 1,095 5,226 $249K
South Carolina 990 4,827 $270K
Oregon 907 4,578 $228K
Iowa 774 4,467 $214K
Kansas 763 4,096 $231K
Mississippi 747 4,001 $199K
Nevada 590 3,042 $139K
Connecticut 608 2,937 $214K
Maryland 632 2,602 $188K
New Mexico 504 2,550 $112K
Utah 466 2,262 $111K
West Virginia 411 2,228 $122K
Idaho 402 2,167 $112K
Nebraska 321 2,043 $85K
South Dakota 351 1,932 $80.6K
Montana 327 1,687 $76.4K
Maine 343 1,436 $130K
New Hampshire 310 1,329 $72.5K
North Dakota 221 1,121 $52.5K
Rhode Island 153 894 $46.3K
Delaware 218 882 $57.6K
Hawaii 144 767 $45.8K
Wyoming 132 664 $30.2K
Vermont 75 366 $25.3K
Alaska 64 318 $10.8K
District of Columbia 63 213 $15.1K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 »

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Top prescribers for LEFLUNOMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,113

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled766

EDINBURG

Texas

JAMES DENEKE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled703

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled660

VALDOSTA

Georgia

ELIZABETH PERKINS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled656

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

TIMOTHY LENARDO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled628

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled618

MCALLEN

Texas

STEVEN COHEN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled581

TYLER

Texas

MARTA BOGNAR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled541

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

JAMES BEEKMAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled534

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

DAVID SIKES MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled534

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

THOMAS LEAHEY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled532

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

ROBERT ARTHUR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled531

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

RITA EGAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled522

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MOGES SISAY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled514

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

PARKS PRATT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled512

DOTHAN

Alabama

PATRICK TIMMS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled500

PUEBLO

Colorado

NEIL BRAUNSTEIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled498

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

WENDY LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled486

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

SIVALINGAM KANAGASEGAR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled479

CROSSVILLE

Tennessee

SHABANA KARIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled479

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

ADRIANA POP MOODY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled467

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

BRENT FLICKINGER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled466

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

SHAIKH ALI MD PA

Rheumatology

Claims Filled461

TOMBALL

Texas

SAILAJA MANNE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled454

SAN ANTONIO

Texas