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Prescriber Checkup » LEVOTHROID

LEVOTHROID

Treats hypothyroidism. Also treats an enlarged thyroid gland (goiter) and thyroid cancer. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

821K
Medicare Part D Claims
$21.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 435,320 $14.1M
Colorado 73,577 $1.69M
Oregon 40,437 $936K
Washington 39,771 $643K
Texas 33,092 $323K
Florida 26,755 $240K
Georgia 18,970 $295K
Puerto Rico 17,656 $130K
North Carolina 15,945 $137K
New York 14,241 $135K
Maryland 13,699 $370K
Missouri 13,286 $111K
Virginia 12,326 $294K
Hawaii 12,108 $324K
Ohio 11,913 $313K
New Mexico 10,250 $100K
Louisiana 9,810 $78.5K
Michigan 9,779 $114K
Pennsylvania 9,209 $83.7K
Arizona 8,057 $102K
Alabama 7,861 $65.1K
Kansas 7,619 $69.1K
Illinois 6,775 $64.6K
Oklahoma 6,591 $67K
Mississippi 6,373 $49.3K
Minnesota 5,759 $63K
Iowa 4,656 $40.8K
Massachusetts 4,582 $45.9K
Wisconsin 4,165 $42K
Indiana 3,943 $39.1K
South Carolina 3,922 $32.9K
Nebraska 3,848 $30.4K
Tennessee 3,700 $35.1K
Connecticut 3,279 $30.8K
Kentucky 3,100 $25.6K
Arkansas 2,941 $23.6K
New Jersey 2,889 $33.8K
South Dakota 2,679 $23K
Montana 2,477 $21.8K
District of Columbia 2,207 $59.2K
Idaho 1,699 $19.3K
Maine 1,633 $17.8K
Nevada 1,607 $28.2K
Utah 1,605 $20.2K
North Dakota 1,212 $11.8K
New Hampshire 805 $9,955
Wyoming 703 $8,579
West Virginia 670 $6,293
Rhode Island 594 $5,925
Delaware 319 $4,614
Vermont 241 $2,861
Alaska 205 $2,731
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for LEVOTHROID

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BARBARA LIVERMORE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled875

SACRAMENTO

California

HEATHER SHULL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled726

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

SWARUPA REDDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled708

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

DAVID DEPAOLO

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled680

DENVER

Colorado

TIMOTHY HSIEH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled665

LOS ANGELES

California

REGINA HEALY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled648

CENTENNIAL

Colorado

ROBERT VONRUEDEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled642

LITTLETON

Colorado

CRAIG SMITH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled639

SACRAMENTO

California

LAURA CLARK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled639

ENGLEWOOD

Colorado

RACHEL ABERNETHY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled632

PARMA

Ohio

GARY MARSIGLIA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled632

COMSTOCK PARK

Michigan

JASON BARMORE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled628

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

STEPHAN SHANE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled614

BRIGHTON

Colorado

TIMOTHY HOLCOMB

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled598

ARVADA

Colorado

MARK HOSKINSON

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled592

BOULDER

Colorado

IAN ROBERTSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled585

CENTENNIAL

Colorado

SOUMYA YETURI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled581

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

MONA ROY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled560

ANAHEIM

California

CHIA-YEN LIEN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled560

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

KELLY JEONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled544

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

FADI HENDEE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled542

HARBOR CITY

California

NORSE BEAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled534

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

LAWRENCE ROTH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled532

ENGLEWOOD

Colorado

KATHLEEN GRIESER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled522

PARMA

Ohio

REBECCA AGNEW M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

WESTMINSTER

Colorado