Month: November 2019

Federal and State Laws Regarding Prescription Fraud

When the federal law is read in conjunction with Pennsylvania’s Code governing appropriate medical practices, prescriptions written without a medical basis or therapeutic need but for which the physician bills federal, state, or private insurance companies for both visits and reimbursement, the physician is exposed criminal liability. The criminal liability is both for insurance fraud and violation of the federal drug act.

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Find out if your doctor should be practicing

When patients visit the doctor in Pennsylvania, the last thing they might suspect is that their doctor should not be practicing. There are a number of reasons this might happen. One of the most notable is losing their license. Doctors may lose or give up their license...

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