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LEVOTHROID

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

18.2K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1076 of 3238

$150K
Retail Cost

Rank: 2087 of 3238

5,320
Patients

Rank: 1047 of 3238

4,418
Prescribers

Rank: 1027 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 699 2,963 $24.4K
Georgia 349 1,531 $11.9K
Texas 351 1,190 $9,582
Louisiana 217 1,084 $7,309
California 560 1,046 $14.2K
Mississippi 194 956 $7,224
Pennsylvania 209 921 $7,305
Florida 202 593 $4,555
Alabama 152 561 $4,319
Kentucky 101 445 $3,070
Washington 139 443 $3,977
Oklahoma 103 400 $3,636
Illinois 89 386 $2,712
Montana 63 293 $2,154
Michigan 112 285 $2,833
New Jersey 84 282 $2,717
Tennessee 67 246 $1,932
Nebraska 59 242 $1,621
Wisconsin 58 240 $1,629
North Carolina 110 219 $1,747
Iowa 49 202 $1,519
New Mexico 75 180 $1,428
Arkansas 44 158 $1,083
Missouri 58 151 $1,100
South Carolina 55 147 $1,093
Virginia 45 130 $867
South Dakota 30 122 $1,009
Ohio 45 119 $956
Oregon 78 117 $1,463
Massachusetts 31 108 $721
Connecticut 42 108 $1,088
Utah 22 101 $940
Minnesota 44 94 $701
Idaho 16 88 $689
Maryland 33 81 $1,109
West Virginia 19 76 $519
Colorado 31 71 $611
Kansas 20 50 $409
Arizona 29 44 $381
Indiana 26 37 $306
Wyoming 35 $308
North Dakota 14 30 $213
Hawaii 12 19 $223
Maine 15 17 $144
Alaska 17 $192
Nevada 11 16 $191
New Hampshire 11 $101
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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