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SYNTHROID

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

4.29M
Medicare Part D Claims
$124M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 438,761 $12.8M
New York 395,349 $11.8M
Pennsylvania 298,018 $7.65M
California 293,234 $8.97M
North Carolina 268,287 $6.89M
Texas 234,238 $7.11M
Ohio 162,634 $4.95M
Georgia 152,151 $4.27M
New Jersey 145,919 $4.68M
Illinois 108,396 $3.22M
Indiana 102,470 $3.01M
Missouri 100,107 $2.77M
Virginia 98,776 $2.91M
Louisiana 98,330 $2.54M
Tennessee 96,940 $2.62M
Michigan 87,732 $2.69M
Kentucky 84,326 $2.24M
Mississippi 73,619 $1.84M
South Carolina 73,556 $2.06M
Arizona 65,812 $2.2M
Connecticut 63,370 $2.18M
Alabama 61,216 $1.66M
Kansas 55,202 $1.63M
Massachusetts 50,292 $1.45M
Oklahoma 50,225 $1.37M
West Virginia 49,057 $1.34M
Washington 48,370 $1.42M
Colorado 47,102 $1.5M
Arkansas 46,577 $1.16M
Maryland 43,380 $1.7M
Wisconsin 42,284 $1.28M
Oregon 39,172 $1.23M
Iowa 33,115 $922K
Nebraska 28,772 $817K
Minnesota 26,818 $1.03M
Utah 25,905 $794K
Nevada 24,587 $765K
Rhode Island 24,483 $663K
New Mexico 22,873 $556K
South Dakota 15,567 $451K
Idaho 15,161 $462K
Hawaii 13,488 $335K
Delaware 13,371 $357K
New Hampshire 13,192 $408K
Maine 12,778 $470K
Montana 10,664 $295K
Wyoming 8,610 $255K
Alaska 7,114 $171K
North Dakota 6,605 $207K
Vermont 6,583 $206K
District of Columbia 2,534 $88.4K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for SYNTHROID

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DILIA DIAZ-GARCIA MD FACE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,304

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

DAVID HESTER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,288

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

GLORIA RODRIGUEZ MD, CEC, FACE

Specialist

Claims Filled1,273

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MYRNA LOPEZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,273

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

JORGE DE JESUS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,257

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANGELA GOMEZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,256

CORAL GABLES

Florida

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled1,243

MIAMI

Florida

MIRLIA POLANCO MD

Claims Filled1,215

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARIELBA AGOSTO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,210

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

GLORIA CASAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,203

HIALEAH

Florida

GARY FIELD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,194

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

JULIAN VAZQUEZ PLARD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,192

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

RANDALL RICHE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,176

PENSACOLA

Florida

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,170

LOS ANGELES

California

PEDRO LOPEZ LOPEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,166

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,155

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE MONTALVO-FIGUEROA MD FACE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,151

COTO LAUREL

Puerto Rico

RAJAT BHUSHAN

Specialist

Claims Filled1,147

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

GUIREIDA RIVERA COLON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,133

JUANA DIAZ

Puerto Rico

JAY SPRINGER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,130

QUAKERTOWN

Pennsylvania

SHARON PALUSHOCK MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,129

OLD FORGE

Pennsylvania

BARRY HOROWITZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,128

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

OSVALDO CARDONA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,120

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

ELIHU GOREN MD PHD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,119

PLYMOUTH MEETING

Pennsylvania

OSMANY RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,114

MIAMI

Florida