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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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for LEFLUNOMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GILBERT GELFAND M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled238

DOWNEY

California

SANJEEV PRAKASH M.D

Rheumatology

Claims Filled238

SAGINAW

Michigan

J DOCHERTY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled237

SUMTER

South Carolina

MARY JANE RORICK PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled237

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JAMES YOST MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled237

SAN ANGELO

Texas

JAMES PERRUQUET M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled235

NEW BERN

North Carolina

ANNE MACGUIRE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled234

CASPER

Wyoming

GERALD HO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled233

LA PALMA

California

J GARDNER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled230

TOPEKA

Kansas

YURI NAKASATO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled229

FARGO

North Dakota

MICHAEL BRIT

Rheumatology

Claims Filled228

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

ELIZABETH O'BRIEN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled228

CONCORD

North Carolina

MICHAEL JOSEPH MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled227

JOPLIN

Missouri

ULKER TOK M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled225

ORO VALLEY

Arizona

MARY ALICE BUSLETT NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled224

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

BABAK ZAMIRI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled224

RIVERSIDE

California

GEORGE KERNODLE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled223

BURLINGTON

North Carolina

JONATHAN THOMAS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled222

TEXARKANA

Texas

WALTON TOY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled222

ROGERS

Arkansas

JAYASHREE SINHA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled221

CLOVIS

New Mexico

HENRY CHOW MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled220

CONCORD

North Carolina

BARRY EIBSCHUTZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled220

SAN LUIS OBISPO

California

RUTH GONZALEZ

Rheumatology

Claims Filled219

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

SONA KAMAT M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled219

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER ADAMS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled219

OPELIKA

Alabama