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Preparing Medical Practices for an Encounter with the DEA: War on Opioids

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

How Your Patients Can Get You in Trouble In the context of the government’s war against opioid prescribers, the likelihood that your practice will have an encounter with DEA agents has never been higher. Virtually every day somewhere in the United States, law-enforcement teams of DEA and FBI agents show up unexpectedly for interviews or…

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How to Avoid Criminal Charges in DEA Drug Diversion and Opioid Investigations

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

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No Charges, No Jail, No License Revocation. When Attorney General Jeff Sessions in late 2017 announced the government’s war on opioids, nobody could foresee that this war was primarily targeted at physicians and pharmacists across the country. Just a few months later, medical providers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, West Virginia, Kentucky, and…

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What Physicians and Pharmacies Need to Know About Drug Diversion and Opioid Investigations

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

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Effective License Protection and DEA Criminal Defense Physicians call attorney Dr. Nick Oberheiden to find out if their practice is safe or whether they may be under the government’s radar. The concerns are real in light of the many reports of physicians charged with criminal violations of the Control Substances Act for administering medically unnecessary…

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