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reply to post by Wrabbit2000
Another roadblock and another way to rob chronic patients of their quality of life meds.
Or it could be a way to catch and bust doctors that are nothing more than professional pill pushers.
Should everybody suffer to catch a few Doctors?
The Government has no business in the Doctors Office.
Besides, how can it not be a violation of our 4th Amendment Rights?
If the person is paying for it then it would be a violation of their 4th but the government is the one doing the paying. I want to know where my tax dollars are going and if a person has a legitimate illness they will get their meds.
The unprecedented rise in overdose deaths in the US parallels a 300% increase since 1999 in the sale of these strong painkillers. These drugs were involved in 14,800 overdose deaths in 2008, more than coc aine and heroin combined.
Basically most doctor's offices and hospitals have ALREADY been forced to go to Electronic Medical Records (EMR) . If this proposed rule goes through, the Fed Bureaucrats (and their "contractors") will have the power to see the medical diagnosis before the patient even leaves the office--and whether or not the physician prescribed an "appropriate" drug.