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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
MICHAEL O'CONNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,191

DES MOINES

Iowa

RONALD GOLDBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,185

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,181

ORANGE PARK

Florida

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,157

BECKLEY

West Virginia

ALEXANDER CHAN MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled2,124

TURLOCK

California

DONALD QUINN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,122

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,114

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,106

HICKORY

North Carolina

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,104

BUSHNELL

Florida

JANSEN TODD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,098

LUFKIN

Texas

KENNETH SHEPHARD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,075

MIAMI

Florida

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,072

KING

North Carolina

HAITHAM JIFI BAHLOOL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,070

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ANANT LODHIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,061

SACRAMENTO

California

ROBERT MORALES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,054

KINGSVILLE

Texas

MARC GOLDSTEIN D.O.C.M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,049

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

HAZEL YANG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,048

ASHLAND

Kentucky

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,048

ROME

New York

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,047

MAUMEE

Ohio

ASHA PRITPAL SIDHU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,045

FRESNO

California

JAMES ANDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,042

ASHLAND CITY

Tennessee

RADU CIUBUC MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,041

EL PASO

Texas

HAO HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,040

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

ARTHUR GREEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,032

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

GEORGE BORST M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,031

ASHLAND

Kentucky