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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
ROBERT WISCO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled277

DAKOTA DUNES

South Dakota

TROY TAKAGISHI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled277

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

CHARLES KING M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled276

TUPELO

Mississippi

SANJAY GHOSH PHD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled275

WASHINGTON

Missouri

KENT HUSTON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled274

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

AMARILIS TORRES MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled273

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

CHRISTOPHER ADAMS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled273

OPELIKA

Alabama

GEORGE KERNODLE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled271

BURLINGTON

North Carolina

MONTY TEW MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled267

AUSTIN

Texas

BURHAN CHINIKHANWALA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled265

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

ANNE WINKLER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled264

BRANSON

Missouri

AUDREY GIBSON PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled264

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

CHARLES GALEA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled264

WAYCROSS

Georgia

ROVINDER SAINI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled263

FREEPORT

Illinois

SIDNEY CASSELL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled261

EUGENE

Oregon

ROBERT GAY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled260

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

AGRICEL LUGO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled260

LUFKIN

Texas

MARK BURDT DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled259

DES MOINES

Iowa

KENNETH MARGULES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

ZION

Illinois

MICHAEL LOVY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled258

PALM SPRINGS

California

ROBERT VAWTER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled258

WHEELING

West Virginia

JOHN MORGAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled258

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JOSEPH SHANAHAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled257

RALEIGH

North Carolina

BURTON SACK MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled255

BROCKTON

Massachusetts

ROBERT ABRESCH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled255

EL PASO

Texas