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How Prescription Opiate Overdose Data is Collected– Part 2

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Share the News105  1     106SharesBy R Carter The CDC’s methods and methodologies are increasingly under fire with regards to it’s reporting on opiate overdose deaths and prescribing…

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Posted in How Overdose Data is Collected Pain Management Education for Patients

How Prescription Opiate Overdose Data is Collected– Part 1

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80% of death certificates come from a PCP or an attending physician. Also, there’s no requirement to perform any lab tests to support the cause of death when filling out a death certificate.

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Ohio State Medical Board Threatens Physicians

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Share the News3  1     4SharesSMBO fines can be stiff and the state has wide latitude in determining how to apply these fines to practicing physicians. History has…

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SMBO Physician Fine Schedule

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Share the News3  1     4SharesBy R Carter Seems like I often talk to other patients who believe their prescribers are willfully complacent or in agreement with and…

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State Medical Board Votes to Suspend License of Ohio Physician

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A suspension action does not require a hearing and can be expedited in the interest of public safety with the evidence at hand.

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Ohio State Medical Board Adopts New Rule for Chronic and Subacute Opioid Prescriptions Effective 12/23/18

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State Medical Board of Ohio clarifies and details physician prescribing guideline on opiates for chronic pain.

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Eliminating Opiates in Chronic Pain as a Means of Generating Procedural Revenues

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Share the News4  4     8SharesMontana has become a wasteland for pain management By Mark Ibsen, MD Why would we be sycophants for the Attorney General, who misrepresents…

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Increased Levels of Bureaucracy Breeds Failures in Accessing Healthcare Services

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Share the News4  1     5SharesThe California Medical Association is working to get legislation introduced — perhaps as early as this week — that will alleviate a problem…

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Posted in Pain Management Education for Patients Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

An Overview – Part 5 of 6

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Share the News         By R Carter Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has…

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