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UNITHROID

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

26.3K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 966 of 3238

$391K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1790 of 3238

5,793
Patients

Rank: 1026 of 3238

4,838
Prescribers

Rank: 996 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Massachusetts 537 2,961 $44.3K
North Carolina 383 2,214 $27.4K
Illinois 636 2,110 $40.5K
New York 420 1,929 $30.6K
Pennsylvania 329 1,634 $23.1K
New Jersey 358 1,532 $26.7K
Indiana 315 1,375 $18.3K
Florida 258 1,010 $14.5K
Michigan 322 961 $14.2K
Ohio 208 946 $13K
Rhode Island 131 927 $11.4K
South Carolina 170 803 $12K
Georgia 160 801 $10.5K
Connecticut 152 724 $12.2K
Virginia 159 716 $10.3K
Texas 162 698 $9,934
Alabama 115 697 $8,108
California 171 686 $10.7K
Missouri 89 389 $5,915
Tennessee 84 388 $5,432
Louisiana 64 304 $4,020
Maryland 78 294 $5,274
Arizona 68 228 $3,767
Kentucky 43 215 $2,627
Arkansas 33 177 $2,527
West Virginia 45 171 $2,400
Mississippi 28 132 $1,518
Oregon 23 118 $1,695
Oklahoma 31 111 $1,707
Maine 24 107 $1,565
Wisconsin 28 105 $1,751
Colorado 24 87 $1,417
Utah 25 66 $1,299
New Mexico 19 64 $1,016
Kansas 18 61 $831
South Dakota 12 61 $596
Nevada 17 61 $855
Hawaii 23 53 $1,454
Nebraska 11 49 $561
Iowa 12 47 $516
Minnesota 44 $806
Idaho 44 $720
District of Columbia 43 $540
Washington 13 41 $645
Vermont 28 $541
New Hampshire 28 $387
Montana 11 $259
Delaware 11 $133
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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