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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
MARK JAREK MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled226

BRANSON

Missouri

EUGENE MCDANALD M.D

Rheumatology

Claims Filled226

EL PASO

Texas

GODDARD LAINJO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled224

MIDDLETOWN

New York

SANJAY GHOSH PHD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled222

WASHINGTON

Missouri

MICHAEL KOHEN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled221

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

ROBIN DORE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled220

TUSTIN

California

GERALD HO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled218

LA PALMA

California

BERNARD HOJAILI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled217

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana

KENT PARTAIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled215

MENASHA

Wisconsin

ELIZABETH PERKINS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled215

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

HAROON SARWAR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled214

VERNON

New Jersey

WADIE TOMA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled214

OLD BRIDGE

New Jersey

SIVALINGAM KANAGASEGAR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled213

CROSSVILLE

Tennessee

ALAN JACOBS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled208

LINCOLN

Nebraska

EDUARDO CEPEDA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled206

AUSTIN

Texas

WILLIAM BRELSFORD MD, FACP, FACR

Rheumatology

Claims Filled206

TYLER

Texas

JAMES PERRUQUET M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled203

ALBANY

Georgia

MARK BURDT DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled202

DES MOINES

Iowa

MARY ALICE BUSLETT NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled201

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

BARRY EIBSCHUTZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled201

SAN LUIS OBISPO

California

JOHN HULL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled201

MONROE

Louisiana

RICHARD BELL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled200

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

ELIZABETH O'BRIEN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled200

CONCORD

North Carolina

JANELLE REGIER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled199

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

ASIM RAZZAQ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled197

MURFREESBORO

Tennessee