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INSUPEN

NEEDLES, INSULIN DISPOSABLE

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

10.5K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1259 of 3362

$206K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1571 of 3362

3,494
Patients

Rank: 1213 of 3362

2,609
Prescribers

Rank: 1252 of 3362

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

6,220

2011

6,899

2012

8,755

2013

10.5K

2014

11.3K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$136K

2011

$139K

2012

$179K

2013

$206K

2014

$210K

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$40

2011

$38

2012

$33

2013

$29

2014

$27

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 471 2,116 $29K
Michigan 345 944 $21.8K
New York 236 724 $14.5K
New Jersey 256 696 $14.1K
Minnesota 232 550 $12K
North Carolina 234 538 $9,345
Kansas 111 411 $7,877
Texas 156 382 $8,585
Florida 137 365 $7,177
Wisconsin 72 290 $6,477
Ohio 102 265 $5,112
Mississippi 94 259 $5,503
Pennsylvania 94 258 $6,280
Tennessee 90 252 $5,389
Illinois 76 249 $5,693
Iowa 88 237 $4,460
Kentucky 79 219 $4,437
Oklahoma 71 183 $3,315
District of Columbia 28 139 $3,026
Missouri 48 135 $2,517
Oregon 46 115 $2,507
Maine 34 114 $3,451
Nebraska 42 101 $2,331
Indiana 41 82 $2,352
Virginia 26 81 $2,489
Montana 29 75 $1,552
Maryland 22 57 $1,106
Arkansas 28 57 $1,117
Alabama 19 48 $1,041
South Dakota 14 46 $945
Utah 23 45 $1,086
Washington 18 44 $790
North Dakota 15 42 $1,204
Nevada 31 $678
South Carolina 12 27 $615
New Mexico 24 $458
Idaho 11 24 $523
Georgia 21 $558
Louisiana 11 18 $479
West Virginia 16 $286
Arizona 11 14 $431
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 »

Incorrect Info?

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