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URSODIOL

Dissolves certain kinds of gallstones in the body when they cannot be removed by surgery. Also treats primary biliary cirrhosis, a liver disorder. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

168K
Medicare Part D Claims
$36.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 32,986 $3.71M
New York 27,217 $3.12M
Florida 21,914 $3.06M
Texas 19,496 $2.4M
Pennsylvania 15,989 $2.06M
Illinois 10,892 $1.38M
Ohio 10,618 $1.42M
Massachusetts 8,603 $1.1M
Michigan 8,264 $1.15M
Tennessee 8,024 $843K
New Jersey 7,997 $1.05M
North Carolina 7,390 $921K
Georgia 7,258 $981K
Wisconsin 7,151 $760K
Virginia 6,176 $712K
Missouri 5,937 $681K
Washington 5,313 $726K
Minnesota 5,239 $626K
Indiana 5,236 $752K
Kentucky 4,512 $611K
Arizona 4,409 $633K
Iowa 3,914 $546K
Puerto Rico 3,734 $312K
Oklahoma 3,721 $422K
Connecticut 3,568 $473K
Louisiana 3,499 $388K
Oregon 3,489 $430K
Alabama 3,428 $365K
Colorado 3,105 $411K
Kansas 2,755 $269K
Mississippi 2,733 $235K
South Carolina 2,543 $346K
Maryland 2,402 $334K
Hawaii 2,330 $294K
New Mexico 2,224 $225K
West Virginia 2,029 $228K
Arkansas 2,025 $251K
Nebraska 2,013 $213K
Nevada 1,732 $216K
Utah 1,649 $234K
Rhode Island 1,592 $237K
Maine 1,421 $245K
Idaho 1,394 $160K
New Hampshire 1,285 $172K
South Dakota 1,017 $118K
Montana 779 $85.5K
Alaska 715 $59K
North Dakota 711 $89.2K
Vermont 704 $109K
Delaware 527 $82.2K
Wyoming 399 $64K
District of Columbia 204 $24.4K
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 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 URSODIOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT GAYLOR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

KETTERING

Ohio

ROBERT LAMPORT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

LAKELAND

Florida

CYNTHIA COLLINS

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

ISAAC BASSAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM DAVIDSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BETTENDORF

Iowa

JERRY FEAGAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

TOPEKA

Kansas

ANTHONY DIMARINO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

PHILA

Pennsylvania

JOHN MORSE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

JOSEPH COCHRAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

KAVITA TUMMA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

PORT HURON

Michigan

JAFFER KHAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

VENICE

Florida

LISA FORMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

AURORA

Colorado

DANIEL BEGGS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

AMARILLO

Texas

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTLAND

Michigan

IRA GOLDMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

GREAT NECK

New York

JAQUELYN FLECKENSTEIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

LEE CICCARELLI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

WILLIAMSPORT

Pennsylvania

VIVIENNE MATALON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHERRY HILL

New Jersey

PRIYA GREWAL MD

Hepatology

Claims Filled51

NEW YORK

New York

IRA JACOBSON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

NEW YORK

New York

JOSEPH PHILLIPS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

MICHAEL BASISTA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

TOLEDO

Ohio

SHOBHA JOSHI M.D.

Hepatology

Claims Filled51

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

DOUGLAS WEISSMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

THOMAS SEPE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled51

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island