United States Filed Civil Lawsuit On Doctor For Allegedly Taking Kickback Payments In Return For Fraudulent Fentanyl Spray PrescriptionsThe United States has filed a civil lawsuit against Dr. Edward Lubin, a pain management doctor practicing in Tampa, alleging that he issued patients medically unnecessary prescriptions for Subsys, a fentanyl-based spray manufactured by Insys Therapeutics, Inc., and used to treat breakthrough cancer pain.
Ocala Neurologist Will Pay Money To Resolve Allegations Of Prescribing Medically Unnecessary And Unreasonale Prescription DrugsActing United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces that Florida Neurological Center, LLC and its owner, Dr. Lance Kim (61, Ocala), have agreed to pay $800,000 to resolve allegations that Dr. Kim prescribed medically unnecessary and unreasonable prescription drugs, specifically, Acthar Gel®, which cost the Medicare program approximately $35,000 each time Dr. Kim prescribed a five-day supply.
DEA Announces 19th National Prescription Drug Take Back DayDEA announces 19th national prescription drug take back day.
Fraudulent Prescription Ring Members Sentenced To Federal Prison TermsU.S. District Judge Charlene Honeywell sentenced Patrice Jackson, 37, of Bradenton to 5 years and 10 months in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances
Study: Later Doctor's Visits Lead To More PrescriptionsA visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.