Dozens Of Doctors, Medical Workers Arrested For Prescribing Painkillers For Cash, Sex

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The United States Department of Justice said more than 60 doctors, pharmacists, medical professionals, and others were being charged on Wednesday with alleged opioid pushing and health care fraud, according to National Public Radio. Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski said the case involves more than 350,000...
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Published on April 17, 2019 -  00:39
Dozens of Doctors In Appalachia Charged In Opioid Fraud Bust
According to Reuters, dozens of medical professionals in Appalachia, a region hard-hit by the U.S. opioid crisis, have been charged with writing hundreds of thousands of illegal prescriptions and committing health care fraud. Sixty people, including 31 doctors, were accused of illegally prescribing opioid drugs in exchange for cash and sexual favors. In a statement, Attorney General William P.

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