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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
QUINTON WELDON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,027

AMERICUS

Georgia

HUSAM HAMED M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,025

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ROBERT HENDRICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,024

DANVILLE

Kentucky

ROBERT CONNER DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,016

DES MOINES

Iowa

JONATHAN BREMER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,012

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

DAVID BARRASSO M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,001

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

BOGDAN NEDELESCU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,996

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

JEROME LEE SANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,995

PORTLAND

Texas

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,988

LOS ANGELES

California

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,985

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,985

CANAL FULTON

Ohio

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,974

LONG BEACH

California

MICHAEL AHEARN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,963

KEWANEE

Illinois

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,960

MELBOURNE

Florida

NANCY MORRIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,952

LONDON

Kentucky

JORGE BARBOZA SOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,932

EAGLE PASS

Texas

SURESH NAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,920

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,918

MOBILE

Alabama

JOHN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,916

KENTWOOD

Michigan

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,915

GRAYSON

Kentucky

BRIAN CHICOINE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,908

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

LAILA HIRJEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,905

DALLAS

Texas

ROBERT CURRIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,898

GALESBURG

Illinois

JAMES COLLINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,888

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

SALEH JAAFAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,884

CASTROVILLE

Texas