The criminalization of medicine: America's war on doctors

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2008.
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Libby (political science, U. of North Florida) argues that government scapegoating of medical doctors for the out-of-control costs of health care and the failed "war on drugs" has become a widespread phenomenon in the United States, resulting in numerous unfair investigations and prosecutions that threatens the quality of American medicine. He documents cases in the public record where doctors have allegedly been prosecuted and giving harsh punishments for simple billing mistakes or for good faith prescriptions of pain medications and patient referrals. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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table_of_contents Decline in the status of doctors: the tragic case of Dr. Benjamin Moore -- Medical McCarthyism -- Prosecuting doctors: sexual harassment and creating crimes -- Judicial prejudice, state terrorism, and forced medication: the cases of Jeffrey J. Rutgard, M.D., George O. Krizek, M.D. and Charles T. Sell, D.D.S. -- Prosecutorial overreach: anti-kickback laws and the "Pinellas 14" -- DEA drug warriors: targeting doctors as drug dealers -- Witch-hunt for "drug-dealing" doctors: James Graves, M.D., and Frank Fisher, M.D. -- DEA show trial: "magical moments" and the comprehensive care conspiracy.
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title The criminalization of medicine America's war on doctors
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title_full The criminalization of medicine [electronic resource] : America's war on doctors / Ronald T. Libby
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