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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
CHARLES GALEA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled195

WAYCROSS

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER PHILLIPS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled195

PADUCAH

Kentucky

YINGXUE ZHANG M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled194

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

CRAIG WIESENHUTTER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled194

COEUR D ALENE

Idaho

MIKAEL LAGWINSKI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled194

MERIDIAN

Idaho

JOSEPH MAYUS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled194

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

KANWAL KHANNA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled194

MODESTO

California

KENT HUSTON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled192

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

AMJAD ROUMANY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled192

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

MELISSA CHRISTENSEN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled191

FARGO

North Dakota

TARIQ SHAH M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled190

LOS ANGELES

California

JIM KIM MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled190

BAKERSFIELD

California

ALAN OKI MD

Claims Filled190

AIEA

Hawaii

RUTH GONZALEZ

Rheumatology

Claims Filled189

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

SHRUTI SANGHVI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled188

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

ABDUL AZIZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled188

KISSIMMEE

Florida

RODERICK FIELDS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled187

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

JURGEN CRAIG-MUELLER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled187

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

MARTIN BERRY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled187

BAKERSFIELD

California

KAREN REARDON MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled187

MODESTO

California

DAVID TRUE D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled186

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

LISA JUNE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled186

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID SWIFT M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled185

GRAND ISLAND

Nebraska

ROBERT WISCO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled184

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota

JANAHN SCALAPINO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled183

SACRAMENTO

California