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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
TAREK KTELEH MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

MUNCIE

Indiana

ERVIN RUZICS MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled51

ORANGE

California

BASEM AWADH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

KANSAS CITY

Kansas

CHRISTOPHER COLGLAZIER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

NANCY BARRY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

REDWOOD CITY

California

MYRIAM PEREZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

YELENA SOKOLOVA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

BROOKLYN

New York

SCOTT GLICKSTEIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

ST LOUIS PARK

Minnesota

HALA EID MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

VOORHEES

New Jersey

YIJUN FAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

DALLAS

Texas

STEVEN POTTER M.D.

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled51

TYLER

Texas

EMMAUEL KATSAROS D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

LOMA LINDA

California

KENNETH MARGULES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ZION

Illinois

CATHERINE LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

SPOKANE

Washington

WILLIAM YAP M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled51

BALTIMORE

Maryland

ANTHONY PADULA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

WALNUT CREEK

California

JAMES STEIER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

JULIE SCHWARTZMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

THOMAS MYERS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

MOBILE

Alabama

MICHAEL FINAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

DES MOINES

Iowa

WENSHU YU M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

DELTA

Colorado

DONALD LOVEMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

ODESSA

Texas

JAMES BRICK M. D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

PRASHANTH SUNKUREDDI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

HECTOR MENA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana