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LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

29.9M
Medicare Part D Claims
$283M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 2,734,677 $30.7M
Florida 2,128,260 $20.2M
Texas 1,947,494 $17.8M
Pennsylvania 1,709,086 $14.7M
New York 1,629,548 $16.2M
Ohio 1,353,987 $12.4M
Illinois 1,131,673 $10.9M
Michigan 908,526 $10M
North Carolina 848,792 $7.38M
Tennessee 830,502 $7.24M
Georgia 809,946 $6.85M
Missouri 779,343 $6.64M
Indiana 709,838 $6.71M
Kentucky 651,581 $5.42M
Massachusetts 640,740 $5.72M
Arizona 636,643 $6.28M
New Jersey 634,182 $6.58M
Wisconsin 612,208 $6.32M
Virginia 595,711 $5.57M
Washington 569,958 $5.63M
Minnesota 562,971 $5.98M
Alabama 550,771 $4.69M
Louisiana 501,295 $4.14M
Iowa 479,761 $3.94M
Colorado 442,301 $4.28M
Oregon 441,623 $4.39M
South Carolina 433,895 $3.86M
Oklahoma 407,320 $3.91M
Arkansas 385,123 $2.95M
Kansas 379,311 $3.21M
Connecticut 329,034 $3.3M
West Virginia 317,105 $2.7M
Mississippi 306,309 $2.44M
Maryland 285,858 $3.16M
Nebraska 265,587 $2.24M
New Mexico 253,090 $2.36M
Nevada 214,713 $1.96M
Utah 195,764 $1.87M
Idaho 187,328 $1.85M
Maine 167,166 $1.88M
Montana 136,469 $1.27M
Rhode Island 125,124 $1.05M
South Dakota 123,568 $1.14M
New Hampshire 110,656 $1.12M
North Dakota 106,380 $1.03M
Hawaii 86,927 $948K
Wyoming 65,452 $596K
Vermont 60,564 $636K
Delaware 58,924 $676K
Alaska 21,780 $193K
District of Columbia 20,867 $212K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths 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 Filled4,892

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,461

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,606

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,588

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,413

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,294

WESTLAND

Michigan

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,078

FORT WORTH

Texas

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,997

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,940

WICHITA

Kansas

ROBERTO DIAZ M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled2,727

ALICE

Texas

DENNIS ROBINSON D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled2,696

MARSHFIELD

Missouri

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,678

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,656

DUNEDIN

Florida

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

General Practice

Claims Filled2,600

CULLMAN

Alabama

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,595

AMARILLO

Texas

Y SIDDIQ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,563

AUSTELL

Georgia

JACQUELINE COHN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,498

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,426

WOODLAWN

Virginia

MANIKANDA RAJA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,408

HEMET

California

CHARLES DAVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,380

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,309

LORAIN

Ohio

HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,252

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,220

TUCKER

Georgia

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,217

LUBBOCK

Texas

MARCELO BENDIX MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,206

MIAMI

Florida