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Prescriber Checkup » LEFLUNOMIDE

LEFLUNOMIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

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
GRACE MAKHLOUF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled317

SUGAR LAND

Texas

GREGORY BELL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled313

MIAMI

Florida

GODDARD LAINJO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled308

MIDDLETOWN

New York

TIMOTHY PETERS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled307

REDDING

California

ADAM ROSEN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled304

CLEARWATER

Florida

DAVID TRUE D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled303

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER PHILLIPS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled301

PADUCAH

Kentucky

DAYTON PAYNE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled301

HICKORY

North Carolina

PADMA VELLANKI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled295

WOOSTER

Ohio

MARIA VINTIMILLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled294

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Florida

ANTONIO MORALES-LOPEZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled294

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JOSE DEL GIUDICE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled293

LUBBOCK

Texas

BENIDECTO FERNANDEZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled292

HIALEAH

Florida

WILLIAM BRELSFORD MD, FACP, FACR

Rheumatology

Claims Filled292

TYLER

Texas

PRESTON BANDY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled288

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

ROBERT JACKSON D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled286

MEMPHIS

Missouri

DANIEL LAMOTHE-JOST M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled285

COLUMBIA

Missouri

RONALD CALDWELL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled282

HICKORY

North Carolina

DHARMARAJAN RAMASWAMY M.D

Rheumatology

Claims Filled281

HEMET

California

BOB WODECKI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled277

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

EDMUND LACOUR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled275

DOTHAN

Alabama

ROBERT WISCO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled272

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota

ANTHONY ANDERSON MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled265

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

RICHARD BOSWELL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled265

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

SANJAY GHOSH PHD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled265

WASHINGTON

Missouri