A local doctor in his 80s, along with five other people, have been indicted for allegedly taking part in a widespread prescription drug ring.
A California doctor has withdrawn his guilty plea to illegally prescribing painkillers after alleging he was poorly advised by his previous attorney.
“Where a bottle of 500 pills may have been $40 last year, that bottle is now $1,000,” says Pharmacist Ellis Merz.
Dr. Andrew Sun, 78, of La Mirada was found guilty of illegally distributing painkillers like Norco, Hydrocodone and Vicodin.
A strike would mean no one available to fill prescriptions.
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Federal authorities have searched the office of a doctor suspected of prescribing Vicodin and other painkillers to patients who had no medical need for them.
Police and federal agents raided the offices Thursday of a Los Angeles-area doctor suspected of illegally prescribing prescriptions.
Los Angeles residents handed over more than 8 tons of medication during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s third annual Drug Take-Back event, DEA agents announced Sunday.
Federal authorities raided Los Angeles-area pharmacies Thursday, arresting 16 people in an alleged $18 million scheme to defraud Medicare that included the recruitment of veterans, homeless people, the poor and elderly.
That doctor’s pad may soon be a thing of the past.
The Drug Enforcement Agency announced there will be more than 3,400 sites nationwide on Saturday, September 25th where consumers can take-back dangerous, unused or unwanted prescription drugs.