Tag Archives: Pharmacy

Pharmacy and Drug Fraud: A Prescription for Imprisonment and Big Fines

A number of civil settlements and criminal convictions involving pharmacy and drug fraud in 2018 have highlighted a longstanding problem that imperils patient health and burdens American taxpayers with costs measured annually in the millions of dollars. Pharmacy and drug … Continue reading

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California Pharmacy Pays $75,000 Settlement for Failing to Keep Accurate Records of Controlled Substances Inventory

As part of the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) increased enforcement on prescription addiction and prescribing, pharmacies are facing an increased number of inspections and audits on their inventory and recordkeeping. Recently, in June 2018, a pharmacy in Lakeside, California known as Archana Corporation doing … Continue reading

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What to Do When A Pharmacy Gives You the Wrong Drug Prescription

We trust our medical professionals with our lives. That couldn’t be truer when we rely on them to correctly and timely prescribe appropriate medications to treat our medical conditions and help alleviate our illnesses. Because of this deep trust, we … Continue reading

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New York State's Comptroller and New York State's Attorney General announce guilty plea of Queens pharmacy owner for $1.5 million Medicaid fraud scheme

New York State's Comptroller and New York State's Attorney General announce guilty plea of Queens pharmacy owner for $1.5 million Medicaid fraud schemeSource: Office of the State ComptrollerOn June 8, 2018 State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Attorney General Barbara … Continue reading

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Is Your Pharmacy Tattling on You to Your Doctor?

This week’s story questions whether a druggist who believes that a patient is not taking their prescription should squeal on them directly to their doctor. A couple of weeks ago, MrConsumer got an unexpected letter from his primary care physician … Continue reading

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