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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
TRUDY SANSON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,184

WEST MONROE

Louisiana

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,152

BUSHNELL

Florida

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled2,143

WESTLAND

Michigan

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,143

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

JAMES COLLINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,127

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

JOSEPH THOMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,076

VALDOSTA

Georgia

RADU CIUBUC MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,007

EL PASO

Texas

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,988

MELBOURNE

Florida

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,974

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,964

ROME

New York

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,952

TROUP

Texas

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,934

COLUMBIA

Missouri

GEORGE BORST M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,931

ASHLAND

Kentucky

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,928

EULESS

Texas

JITENDRA PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,921

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,908

WESTON

Massachusetts

BRIAN CHICOINE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,906

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

JORGE BARBOZA SOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,900

EAGLE PASS

Texas

ABIMAEL PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,900

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

CESAR TRABANCO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,899

PONCE

Puerto Rico

SAMUEL DUNLANY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,890

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,880

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,873

DUBLIN

Georgia

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,867

HICKORY

North Carolina

CARLOS SANTIAGOALICEA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,866

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico