Doctors who are in jail or under investigation and accused of prescribing narcotics to addicts have cost taxpayers millions in Medicaid dollars for many of those prescriptions, the I-Team has learned.
In fact, a recent list of New York’s top ten prescribers of Oxycontin — or similar generics of Oxycodone — includes two doctors facing trial, a third who was recently arrested (more…)
June 07–A sweeping crackdown on the illegal distribution of prescription painkillers on Long Island and in New York City netted 98 arrests, including a doctor who provided narcotics to Medford pharmacy killer David Laffer, authorities said Wednesday.
The three medical professionals arrested in the raids dispensed a total of more than 3 million pills in two years, according to court documents.
Scores of (more…)