Who/what does AARP really represent ?

It is estimated by AARP that 45% of the US population will be 50+.. that is some 140 million of us in the US. The last baby boomer will be turning 50 by the end of 2014.  Of the original 76 million baby boomers born in this country between 1946 and 1964 .. a estimated […]

Why limited enforcement ?

Rite Aid pays nearly $500,000 in pharmacy consultation lawsuit http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/30/rite-aid-pays-nearly-500000-in-pharmacy-consultation-lawsuit From the article: Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced this week that the Office’s Consumer and Environmental Protection Division, along with Riverside and San Diego District Attorneys’ Offices and the California State Board of Pharmacy, has settled a $498,250 lawsuit against the owners […]

Can’t fight a battle with just one bullet !

                  Some how this imagine seemed appropriate in this “war on patients” being waged by the DEA and the “fall guy” is that RPH behind the counter with that “deity complex” .. routinely exercising their “professional discretion” when in the world of chronic pain management.. they are […]

Thanks to my readers and… for the skeptics ….

I just looked at the number of page views this little blog gets.. and for the month of June.. My “little blog” has set page view records for the highest single day, the highest average page views per day and the most page views for a month… and the page views for the first 6 […]

I would say that this woman is PISSED !

And rightly so…. Let’s level the playing field ! These are comments on the above post of mine..  I noticed that this particular post has been sent on to FaceBook – SEVENTY FIVE TIMES Pharmacist’s “professional discretion” and/or the companies they work for “good faith policy” is not going over too well in the chronic […]

Share the pain.. dontpunishpain !

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Don’t necessarily believe what they say !

I am reading more and more about Pharmacists telling pts that their insurance company will not pay for their meds today but in a couple of days.. when the pt knows that they are within their prescribed dosing. If the Pharmacist is telling you this.. then he/she has submitted the claim and has a DENIED […]


La. sues Medicaid drug payment overseer http://theadvocate.com/news/business/9579038-123/la-sues-medicaid-drug-payment From the article: Louisiana’s Medicaid program has paid “grossly excessive amounts” for prescription drugs for more than 20 years because of the Fortune 500 company that oversees those payments, a lawsuit filed Thursday by the state Attorney General’s Office claims. Molina Healthcare Inc. and subsidiary Molina Information Systems […]

That’s two today for CVS.. but.. who is counting ?

http://www.wate.com/story/25891473/knoxville-woman-sues-cvs-claiming-a-pharmacists-mistake-almost-killed-her?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=10311941 Knoxville woman sues CVS claiming a pharmacist’s mistake almost killed her From the article: According to court and medical records obtained by 6 News, Shipley went to the emergency room and was diagnosed with acute kidney failure. When she returned home, she continued to take what she thought was her blood pressure medication. She […]

Today’s (06/27/2014) inbox !

I wanted to pass some info to you to share with everyone. I interviewed for a work at home position with Walgreens. The pay turned out to be $43/hr and work anytime needed but no more than 29 hours. I expected a reasonable reduction in pay but not what they offered. The hours could include […]