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HUMIRA

Treats symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn disease, and plaque psoriasis. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

167K
Medicare Part D Claims
$513M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 26,270 $54M
New York 15,797 $34.7M
Florida 15,765 $33.8M
Texas 15,169 $35M
Pennsylvania 10,049 $23.6M
Ohio 9,876 $21.4M
Illinois 8,356 $18.9M
North Carolina 8,217 $18.6M
Georgia 7,681 $17.3M
Michigan 7,124 $15.5M
Tennessee 6,559 $14.6M
New Jersey 5,610 $11.9M
Massachusetts 5,279 $11.8M
Missouri 5,014 $11.1M
Wisconsin 4,938 $10.9M
Kentucky 4,854 $11.4M
Washington 4,759 $10.4M
Puerto Rico 4,558 $8.91M
South Carolina 4,427 $10M
Louisiana 4,343 $9.25M
Arizona 4,216 $9.58M
Virginia 4,140 $9.69M
Indiana 4,117 $9.63M
Alabama 3,504 $7.48M
Minnesota 3,162 $7.52M
Oklahoma 3,076 $6.75M
Oregon 2,870 $6.07M
Colorado 2,868 $6.29M
Mississippi 2,837 $6.27M
Arkansas 2,579 $5.4M
West Virginia 2,307 $5.01M
Maryland 2,207 $5.38M
Connecticut 2,156 $4.83M
Iowa 2,090 $4.41M
New Mexico 1,778 $4M
Kansas 1,764 $3.71M
Maine 1,621 $3.8M
Nevada 1,106 $2.18M
Idaho 1,106 $2.44M
Montana 1,080 $2.52M
Rhode Island 960 $2.05M
New Hampshire 919 $2.16M
Utah 878 $1.96M
Nebraska 789 $1.71M
Vermont 788 $1.6M
South Dakota 782 $1.67M
Delaware 556 $1.42M
North Dakota 502 $1.07M
Hawaii 474 $1.04M
Wyoming 408 $822K
Alaska 373 $869K
District of Columbia 316 $612K
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 HUMIRA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PATRICK TIMMS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled235

PUEBLO

Colorado

SCOTT LILLY DDS, MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled229

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

JEFFREY ALLOWAY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled229

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

SOLOMON FOROUZESH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled224

CULVER CITY

California

GEORGE HOUSLEY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled216

TUPELO

Mississippi

SUMAN THAKKER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled216

VICTORVILLE

California

AGRICEL LUGO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled215

LUFKIN

Texas

LILLIAN WILLIAMS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled213

EDINBURG

Texas

GLENN EHRESMANN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled210

LOS ANGELES

California

PARKS PRATT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled200

DOTHAN

Alabama

STEVEN COHEN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled199

TYLER

Texas

KAREN SMITH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled199

EL PASO

Texas

BRIAN OCONNOR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled196

PASADENA

California

HIMMAT GILL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled195

FRESNO

California

ROBERT HYLLAND M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled195

MUSKEGON

Michigan

J DOCHERTY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled193

SUMTER

South Carolina

ROGER WANG D.O.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled191

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ROBERT LAGRONE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled188

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

RAFAEL ARSUAGA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled186

CANTON

Ohio

MELODY NELSEN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled183

MISSOULA

Montana

EDGARD JANER M.D., P.A.

Specialist

Claims Filled180

TAMPA

Florida

DANIEL ROSLER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled180

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MARK IANNINI MD

Claims Filled180

TUCSON

Arizona

NICHOLAS SCARPA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled178

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

DAVID LURIE M. D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled174

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee