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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
KAREEM ABU-ELMAGD MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled203

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

NIKOLAOS PYRSOPOULOS MD,PHD

Hepatology

Claims Filled195

ORLANDO

Florida

REYNALDO GODINES MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled195

LAREDO

Texas

SUISUN CHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled192

MONTEREY PARK

California

STEVEN-HUY HAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled191

LOS ANGELES

California

CONSUELO SOLDEVILA-PICO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled190

GAINESVILLE

Florida

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

GARDEN GROVE

California

NANCY BACH MD

Hepatology

Claims Filled187

NEW YORK

New York

BORYS BUNIAK MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled186

LIVERPOOL

New York

PAUL KWO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled181

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

SIMON CHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

GRASS VALLEY

California

MARSHALL KAPLAN MD

Claims Filled178

BOSTON

Massachusetts

PATRICIA SHEINER MD

Surgery

Claims Filled176

HARTFORD

Connecticut

PAULO FONTES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled174

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JEFFREY FENYVES M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled174

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

EDDYS DISLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled173

NEW YORK

New York

NANCY KEMENY MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled172

NEW YORK

New York

CHRISTOPHER O'BRIEN M.D.

Hepatology

Claims Filled170

MIAMI

Florida

LAURIE WILLIAMS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled165

BOSTON

Massachusetts

NIGEL GIRGRAH MD PHD

Hepatology

Claims Filled164

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

ANTHONY POST MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled163

CLEVELAND

Ohio

JOSE RODRIGUEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled160

MCALLEN

Texas

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

LOS ANGELES

California

SHIRISH AMIN MD

Claims Filled159

INDIANA

Pennsylvania

EDWARD MENA M.D.

Hepatology

Claims Filled158

TEMPLE CITY

California