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HUMIRA

ADALIMUMAB

Humira (adalimumab) is a TNF blocker which stops inflammation. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

97.9K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 683 of 3395

$402M
Retail Cost

Rank: 75 of 3395

15,454
Patients

Rank: 805 of 3395

9,022
Prescribers

Rank: 847 of 3395

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60%

of people say

it's worth it

51%

of people say

it worked well

26%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Cimzia Enbrel Remicade Simponi

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

233K

2011

267K

2012

325K

2013

362K

2014

401K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$513M

2011

$675M

2012

$955M

2013

$1.24B

2014

$1.66B

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$1,628

2011

$1,693

2012

$1,438

2013

$1,500

2014

$1,588

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 1,856 12,469 $46.1M
New York 1,046 6,291 $27.6M
Texas 1,123 6,142 $26.7M
Florida 1,021 6,006 $24.3M
Michigan 788 5,152 $20.8M
North Carolina 546 3,506 $15.4M
Pennsylvania 562 3,496 $15.4M
Ohio 554 3,473 $14.2M
Illinois 515 3,231 $13.8M
Georgia 435 2,691 $11.3M
Tennessee 409 2,556 $10.6M
Massachusetts 394 2,291 $10.2M
Washington 379 2,261 $8.95M
Missouri 342 2,150 $8.97M
New Jersey 359 1,913 $9.49M
Indiana 290 1,851 $7.47M
Kentucky 286 1,820 $7.1M
Wisconsin 280 1,809 $7.43M
Louisiana 267 1,652 $6.02M
Arizona 319 1,651 $7.48M
South Carolina 276 1,649 $7.03M
Virginia 261 1,602 $6.88M
Alabama 237 1,601 $6.02M
Minnesota 261 1,584 $6.64M
Colorado 237 1,385 $5.97M
West Virginia 170 1,100 $4.27M
Oregon 187 1,080 $4.2M
Connecticut 190 1,045 $4.73M
Maryland 198 1,028 $4.46M
Iowa 127 989 $3.92M
Oklahoma 169 971 $3.93M
Mississippi 156 971 $3.72M
Arkansas 130 853 $3.16M
New Mexico 147 826 $3.38M
Maine 95 620 $2.7M
Kansas 87 558 $2.27M
Montana 75 464 $1.86M
New Hampshire 78 437 $1.86M
Idaho 73 432 $1.71M
Utah 75 415 $1.69M
Nevada 66 378 $1.58M
Nebraska 59 371 $1.56M
Rhode Island 39 290 $1.12M
Wyoming 31 267 $1.04M
South Dakota 35 260 $1.14M
Hawaii 36 252 $969K
North Dakota 35 212 $891K
District of Columbia 31 208 $861K
Vermont 30 188 $795K
Delaware 35 176 $869K
Alaska 28 152 $726K
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. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 HUMIRA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GURPREET BRAR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled92

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

NATASHA CONLEY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled92

SAN DIEGO

California

LLOYD ITO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled91

SACRAMENTO

California

DEBBIE GLADD FOLEY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled91

TULSA

Oklahoma

PARVEEN QAZI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled90

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

MATTHEW MOSBACKER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled89

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

TROY TAKAGISHI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled88

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

STEVEN STERN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled88

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

EDGARD JANER M.D., P.A.

Specialist

Claims Filled87

TAMPA

Florida

JORGE MUNDO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled87

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

JAMES BYRD M.D., PH.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled87

WENATCHEE

Washington

LINDA GRINNELL-MERRICK A.N.P

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled85

ROCHESTER

New York

THOMAS LEAHEY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled85

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

DANIEL ROSLER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled84

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

CHARLES KING M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled84

TUPELO

Mississippi

EUGENE NUNNERY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled83

HARLINGEN

Texas

NAGA BUSHAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled83

LUBBOCK

Texas

MICHAEL BROOKS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled83

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

WILLIAM DENNISON MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled82

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

SUMAN THAKKER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled81

VICTORVILLE

California

ROBERT PERHALA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled79

AVON

Ohio

GARY SLADEK MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled78

ORLANDO

Florida

GREGORY KUJALA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled78

WINCHESTER

Virginia

DENNIS SUAREZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled77

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

JOSE ENCARNACION-CRUZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled77

LEVITTOWN

Puerto Rico