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LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

35.2M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 3 of 3238

$396M
Retail Cost

Rank: 56 of 3238

5,738,528
Patients

Rank: 6 of 3238

407,726
Prescribers

Rank: 19 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 612,423 3,403,626 $45.2M
Florida 439,558 2,439,493 $28.3M
Texas 414,118 2,349,678 $25M
New York 321,800 1,983,527 $23.4M
Pennsylvania 288,132 1,955,122 $19.7M
Ohio 260,728 1,545,182 $16.8M
Illinois 198,165 1,211,683 $14.1M
North Carolina 177,868 1,138,849 $11.9M
Michigan 218,360 1,080,887 $13.9M
Tennessee 150,296 959,459 $9.7M
Georgia 146,989 944,699 $9.26M
Missouri 132,209 878,292 $8.79M
Indiana 137,785 808,611 $9.11M
New Jersey 138,595 742,094 $9.23M
Massachusetts 114,339 740,981 $8.17M
Kentucky 107,991 739,742 $7.14M
Arizona 143,423 727,859 $8.51M
Virginia 115,669 689,975 $7.68M
Alabama 102,767 670,142 $7.1M
Wisconsin 109,375 659,554 $8.33M
Washington 118,263 652,250 $7.76M
Minnesota 107,124 592,897 $7.91M
Louisiana 83,131 567,923 $5.66M
Colorado 97,779 535,679 $6.31M
Iowa 78,415 533,666 $5.38M
Oregon 91,989 506,596 $5.97M
South Carolina 81,066 481,172 $5.16M
Oklahoma 77,764 440,884 $4.93M
Kansas 65,957 432,357 $4.24M
Arkansas 61,620 428,740 $3.82M
Connecticut 63,860 373,699 $4.46M
West Virginia 51,837 339,220 $3.31M
Mississippi 48,654 338,597 $3.11M
Maryland 67,121 336,437 $4.46M
Nebraska 41,667 295,074 $2.99M
New Mexico 49,023 263,807 $3.04M
Nevada 45,364 239,165 $2.61M
Utah 42,515 221,465 $2.48M
Idaho 36,563 201,906 $2.24M
Maine 34,861 186,550 $2.41M
Montana 23,619 145,272 $1.59M
Rhode Island 20,562 145,254 $1.53M
South Dakota 21,445 139,206 $1.53M
New Hampshire 22,208 125,039 $1.5M
North Dakota 17,992 117,144 $1.4M
Hawaii 17,372 97,716 $1.18M
Delaware 17,574 80,393 $1.16M
Wyoming 11,429 68,911 $729K
Vermont 11,124 61,305 $760K
District of Columbia 5,578 28,392 $343K
Alaska 3,970 25,865 $255K
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 LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled5,754

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled5,437

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled4,211

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled4,057

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,941

WOODLAWN

Virginia

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,897

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,683

WESTLAND

Michigan

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,627

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled3,482

CULLMAN

Alabama

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,196

DUBLIN

Georgia

ROBERTO DIAZ M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled3,154

ALICE

Texas

CARLOS SANTIAGOALICEA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled3,059

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

CHARLES DAVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,032

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,016

FORT WORTH

Texas

Y SIDDIQ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,998

AUSTELL

Georgia

DENNIS ROBINSON D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled2,971

MARSHFIELD

Missouri

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,965

WICHITA

Kansas

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,938

WESTON

Massachusetts

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,926

TUCKER

Georgia

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,894

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

JACQUELINE COHN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,894

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,870

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,838

AMARILLO

Texas

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,759

DUNEDIN

Florida

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled2,750

WESTLAND

Michigan