Healthcare News & Insights

Florida’s tough moves help shut down ‘pill mills’

The state known not-so-affectionately as the Oxy Express is making headway in shutting down clinics that seem to exist to hand out questionable prescriptions.

Two docs indicted for fraud & over-prescribing patients to death

Two doctors face potential life sentences for charges they defrauded multiple health plans and over-prescribed narcotics which led to four patient deaths.

68 deaths later, doc on trial for writing bad prescriptions

Most doctors would re-examine their protocols for writing prescriptions after a few dozen patients overdosed. Not Dr. Stephen Schneider.

Was doctors’ dispute settled with a car bomb?

An Arkansas doctor has been charged with planting a car bomb intended to kill the chair of the review board. The accused doctor had previously tangled with the board regarding over-prescribing of patients. 

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