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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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Brandon woman sentenced to 12 years in prison for operating pill mill

The owner of Family Medical Express Center Inc. in Brandon, Florida received a federal prison sentence of 12 years and 7 months for illegally using her medical clinic as a pill mill. Her co-conspirators handed out prescriptions of almost 6,000 … Continue reading

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Physician sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to pill mill conviction

On February 23, 2017, Dr. Anil Sahijwani pled guilty for illegally prescribing oxycodone, Adderall and other drugs. The Florida Department of Health rescinded the medical license of the 43-year-old doctor after he was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. … Continue reading

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7th Circuit Reverses $1 Million CVS Verdict for Indiana Doctor in Pill Mill Case

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 10, 2018, the Seventh Circuit reversed an Indiana jury’s finding that CVS Pharmacy Inc. (CVS) owed $1 million to a doctor. … Continue reading

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Alabama Doctor and 3 Nurse Practitioners Charged With Running Fraudulent Pill Mill

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 6, 2017, three nurse practitioners and a doctor were arrested following an Alabama federal grand jury indictment accusing them of operating … Continue reading

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