More Physicians Face Accusations As Result Of ‘Death Certificate’ Initiative Geared Toward Curbing Opioid Prescriptions
As part of the project, the Medical Board of California has been reviewing death certificates from 2012 and 2013 listing overdose of a prescription drug in an effort to target poor prescription practices.
Calif.'s 'Death Certificate Project' Nabs 11 More Physicians
Another 11 physicians now face new "Death Certificate Project" accusations from the Medical Board of California, filed over the last month, because a patient for whom they had prescribed narcotics fatally overdosed years ago. That brings the total to 23 physicians who face new disciplinary actions. (Clark, 11/6)