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Posted in Good Doctor vs Bad Doctor Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Doctor would not give individuals their pain medication … unless they capitulated in having an epidural

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Share the News  72         72SharesLikeProminent Kentucky pain doctor accused of unneeded pain treatment defends his practice https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2019/02/07/kentucky-pain-doctor-and-derby-horse-owner-sued-northern-kentucky-court/2802764002/ A Northern Kentucky pain doctor, who also was the owner of Kentucky Derby horses “Fast and Accurate” and “Hansen,” has been named as a defendant in a personal injury lawsuit. But Dr. Kendall Hansen defended…

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How to Commit Medicare Fraud: Procedures and Prescribing

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Share the News  1         1ShareLikehttps://oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-18-00220.pdf By R Carter In recent posts on Medicare’s new opioid prescription policy I was critical of the policy in general due to its close alignment with CDC guidelines on chronic pain management. I still believe the CDC guidelines are inappropriate and flawed because the data and guidelines…

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Posted in Chronic Pain News Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Exploiting Opiate Overdose Deaths for Profit

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The American Physical Therapy Association demonstrates one of the worst examples of exploitation of a controversy for profit that I’ve seen

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According to CDC – Addiction Rate From Opiates is 0.62%

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Share the News  13         13SharesLikeBy R Carter We’ve all heard the headlines, the sound bites. Opiate overdose deaths now exceed deaths from auto accidents. Opiates now the 3rd leading cause of unintentional deaths in the U.S. Sounds dramatic doesn’t it. I’m critical of these statements because the data doesn’t fit the message….

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Posted in CDC Guidelines Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Financial Conflicts of Interest and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

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Share the News            Likehttps://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2598092 An increase in opioid prescribing for chronic, noncancer pain has been associated with large increases in addiction and overdose deaths in the United States. In response, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain. When the draft guidelines…

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Anti-opiate extremism as a hidden form of euthanasia

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Is the anti-opiate extremism we see a hidden form of euthanasia?

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