Diversion

Buprenorphine Post
cking007
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Postby cking007 » Wed Jul 16, 2008 8:16 am

I don't think that doctor shopping is against the law, but I would obviously not prescibe for someone who I suspect is diverting their meds.
You can/should get a patient to sign a release for records from previous MD's.
Some insurance programs, and state medicaid programs have a way to pick up when someone is getting duplicate or conflicting meds from multiple doctors. I have had pharmacists call me when they suspect a problem.

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