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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
AUGUSTIN LIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHINO

California

SUKHBIR MANJAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California

JUAN LOY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARGATE

Florida

ANTOINE FINIANOS M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

CHRISTOPHER GRONER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JONESVILLE

North Carolina

MARIO TORRES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORAL GABLES

Florida

VENKATESWARA NANDAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

ANDREW PINKERTON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

NORTH WILKESBORO

North Carolina

ARLIN MYRMOE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

OTHMAN EL-ALAMI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BERLIN

Connecticut

STEVEN TAY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

DARRELL O'QUINN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PURVIS

Mississippi

KAREN CRIMINGER F.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

BOONE

North Carolina

MARY POOLE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

MERRELL COOPER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MORTON

Washington

STEPHEN D'ADDARIO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST CLAIR SHORES

Michigan

STEPHEN KUSHNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOCKESSIN

Delaware

MATTHEW SCHUMER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

LEWIS JOHNSTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Mississippi

PHILIP KACZAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHOENIX

Arizona

KIM JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHOENIX

Arizona

ALLAN DETWEILER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

INWOOD

New York

CAROL CLEWANS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

PALO ALTO

California

EUGENE EISENBERG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

NAPA

California

BASHAR KHATIB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MUNCIE

Indiana