In Billing
May 22nd, 2018
If you don’t think there is a need for more research on medicinal marijuana, just turn to Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients: cannabis gives them hope of subsiding tremors and alleviating dyskinesia. For example, there is Rochester, New York’s Frank DeBlase, a 51-year-old who has been battling Parkinson’s for 17 years, has undergone brain surgery for ...
Apr 4th, 2014
Akron, Ohio physician, Adolph Harper, and three of his employees were indicted for illegally prescribing hundreds of thousands of doses of prescription painkillers and anti-anxiety medications (OxyContin®, Percocet®, Roxicet®, Opana®, methadone, and others) from 2009-2012. The prescriptions were for no legitimate medical purposes, and Harper allegedly continued to write prescriptions to “patients” ...
In Coding
Apr 16th, 2010
The Department of Justice (DOJ) Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued an interim final rule with comment period on March 31, revising its regulations to allow pharmacies, hospitals, and physicians to use electronic prescriptions for controlled substances. New DEA Regs Allow “Meaningful EHR Use” was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...