The Controlled Substances Act (CSA) makes it a crime for a person to unlawfully dispense or distribute a Schedule II controlled substance and provides for
The Ohio Attorney General’s Special Prosecution section charged an Ohio doctor with operating a pill mill. The indictment included over 100 predicate acts, including drug trafficking, RICO (engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity), and conspiracy charges arising from the operation of an Ohio pain management clinic.
Chapman Law Group contended that the government was unable to prove, “‘by a preponderance of the evidence,’” our client’s DEA registration should be denied solely because of his Medicare/Medicaid exclusion.
Two physicians were charged with unlawfully prescribing while working at Redirections Treatment Advocates (RTA) in Wierton, WV. Based on our specific experience in defending addiction medicine providers, Ron Chapman II was asked to join the trial team on this case and other companion cases.
Summary suspension of clinical privileges and removal from service (termination) from a Veterans Administration (VA) medical center for unethical and criminal conduct and “conduct unbecoming of a federal employee.”
A physician was excluded from participation with Medicare and Medicaid for committing health care fraud. After the reinstatement of his medical license, he applied for a certificate of registration with the DEA. They were considering rejecting his application solely due to the exclusion issue, even though his license had been reinstated.
Plaintiff alleged that he suffered from Hirschsprung’s Disease and demanded that doctors provide him with a special diet to alleviate symptoms of the disease. Evidence from the prison showed that the inmate’s desired “special diet” consisted of hamburgers and fried chicken.
Dr. X had been participating in the Professionals Resource Network (PRN) for several years when she asked PRN to terminate her contract early. PRN scheduled her for an evaluation to determine if she was eligible for early termination.
A physician utilizing the Michigan Automated Prescription System (“MAPS”) became concerned about the scores being displayed for some of his patients and wanted a compliance review of his practice to determine whether his treatment plans were compliance and to improve his practice in the event of a review.
A pharmacist was convicted of a controlled substance violation. As a result, he was excluded from participation in Medicare and Medicaid by the Office of Inspector General (“OIG”). His exclusion period was increased beyond the mandatory minimum time period of five years.
An inmate with multiple sclerosis claimed that the defendants collectively failed to comply with the applicable standards of care and conduct a thorough work up and/or referral to specialists for further review of his condition.
This case involves a dispute concerning the adequacy of prison meals. A prisoner sued a correctional healthcare company, corrections defendants and correctional food service vendors, alleging that the prison diet violates the U.S. Constitution and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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