In some cases, Chisholm would change the names of his patients while writing prescriptions so the patients could, “continue to refill their drugs without raising red flags from Medicare or their private insurance,” 보도 자료는 말했다.
“슬프게도, 박사. Chisholm sacrificed his reputation as a patient advocate and his years of service to the Alaskan community by overprescribing opioids,” Nick Oberheiden, Chisholm’s attorney, told CNN in an emailed statement. “He expressed his sincere remorse in open court and he accepts the consequences of his misconduct. He hopes that his case serves as a warning to other physicians facing the same dilemma when treating chronic pain.”
Provisional data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that a record number of people died of drug overdoses during the one-year period ending June 2021. 추정 101,263 people in the United States died of a drug overdose in the 12-month period ending June 2021 — up nearly 21% from a year earlier, CNN 보도.
Chisholm must be supervised for three years after his release and pay a $ 25,000 좋아, 검사는 말했다.