Phyllis K. Barson – Unjustifiable Prescriptions

Phyllis K. Barson – Unjustifiable Prescriptions      

ACTIONS TAKEN:

Termination of Summary Suspension 5/2/2011

Summary Suspension Affirmed 2/4/2011

Summary Suspension 1/13/2011

BOARD AWARE OF ISSUE:

Insurance complaint 2/9/2009

QUOTES FROM DISCIPLINARY ACTION DOCUMENTS:

--"The Board determined that the physician's conduct constituted a substantial likelihood of a risk of serious harm to the public health, safety and welfare based on, including but not limited to, a review of her care and treatment of twelve patients in her pain management practice."

--"The Respondent regularly prescribed opioid medications for extended periods of time –often years—without an accompanying office visit or physical assessment.  When re-filling prescriptions for narcotics, the Respondent relied only on subjective information provided by the patients on pre-printed forms that were mailed to the Respondent's home address with a $25.00 check."    

TIME LAG ON ACTION:  

 

1 YEAR, 11 MONTHS

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