Opioids, Drug Dealers Acting Like Doctors

The epidemic of opioid deaths is largely driven by the true drug dealers in this nation. Massive sums of money are given to doctors who prescribe more drugs to their patients.

Would you like to know if your doctor is getting paid to peddle you drugs? Find out how and why this kickback scheme is downright illegal, however, doctors are getting away with it.

The Wild Doc also calls out one of the major doctors who has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from drug companies by putting patients on extremely addictive and dangerous drugs. We need to stop these criminals! They are harming our communities and taking advantage of people while they are suffering and in need of help and healing.

Resources/References

CNN Exclusive: The more opioids doctors prescribe, the more money they make
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/11/health/prescription-opioid-payments-eprise/index.html

Dollars for Docs
https://projects.propublica.org/docdollars/

OpenPaymentsData.CMS.gov
https://openpaymentsdata.cms.gov/

Dr. Aathirayen Thiyagarajah
https://health.usnews.com/doctors/aathirayen-thiyagarajah-192508

Congress.gov
https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/5298

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s scientific evidence on the presence of opioid compounds in kratom, underscoring its potential for abuse
https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm595622.htm

Big Pharma Settlements; Costco’s Canadian Kickbacks; Unspent Opioid
https://www.medpagetoday.com/publichealthpolicy