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Former California Medical Doctor Sentenced To Over Three Years In Prison For Unlawfully Prescribing Oxycodone to a Patient. Judge Noted Doctor Did Not Run a Pill Mill But Feeding One Patient's "Habit" Is Enough.

Previously, only physicians who went far over the line and ran "pill mills" got targeted for prosecution. Times have changed. One recent case shows a prosecution for a prescription of opioids to a single patient over a couple of years … Continue reading

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NYC Doctor Gets Prison Term for Posing as Clinic Owner in $30 Million Fraud Scheme

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On August 22, 2018, a doctor received a sentence of one year and a day in prison from a New York federal court … Continue reading

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Myanmars Aung San Suu Kyi in good health after doctor visit (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Myanmars detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was in good health after her doctor and an eye specialist visited her for a routine check-up, a party spokesman said Saturday. Read more detail on Legal News Directory – Health Law

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Planned Parenthood’s Next President: An Immigrant Doctor of Color Who Grew Up on Medicaid

Slate (Sept. 12, 2018): Planned Parenthood’s Next President: An Immigrant Doctor of Color Who Grew Up on Medicaid, by Christina Cauterucci: Planned Parenthood announced in September that its new president, Leana Wen, will start in November. Wen currently serves as… … Continue reading

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Sentencing Update: California Doctor Sentenced To 63 Months In Federal Prison For Health Care Fraud. Doctor's Testimony At Trial Resulted in Longer Sentence. Doctor Husband Sentenced to One Year and One Day.

In federal court, one important issue is whether to testify or not testify. It is a more critical issue in federal court due to a federal judge's ability to increase the sentence for "obstruction" if the judge thinks the defendant … Continue reading

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