Health Law Daily Wrap Up, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES—SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS: DOJ settles with physician prescribing opioid medications outside course of professional practice, (Jan 12, 2022)

By Sara Cracau, J.D.

The Department of Justice entered into a settlement agreement with a New York physician who prescribed opioids and other controlled substances to Medicare beneficiaries that were beyond the scope of the usual course of professional practice.

The Department of Justice, through the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Offi ...