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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
REZA ESFAHANI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,855

ARVADA

Colorado

ROBERT CURRIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,855

GALESBURG

Illinois

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,834

LOS ANGELES

California

JERRY BENFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,811

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,806

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

KANDARP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,793

JACKSON

Tennessee

ROY OVERTON DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,791

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

JESSE MORRISS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,772

DOTHAN

Alabama

JOEY SANTOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,763

ANAHEIM

California

ROBERT HENDRICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,752

DANVILLE

Kentucky

JIBRAIL KASPERKHAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,739

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

TIBOR KOPJAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,738

MARYVILLE

Illinois

ARVID LADE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,730

TULSA

Oklahoma

JOHN ARNETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,726

DOUGLAS

Georgia

PAUL MUMMA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,723

CROOKSVILLE

Ohio

CARL VANCE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,722

IDAHO FALLS

Idaho

RICHARD PISH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,721

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,719

LONG BEACH

California

GEORGE FIELDS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,718

SANTA ANA

California

ISAAC CHITRIT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,715

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,715

VANCOUVER

Washington

HAZEL YANG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,714

ASHLAND

Kentucky

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,712

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,707

TEXARKANA

Texas

JEROME LEE SANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,702

PORTLAND

Texas