CVS’s Transparent Opioid PR Stunt | American Council on Science and Health – by Josh Bloom – Sept 2017
CVS has taken it upon itself to enact rules that allow their pharmacists to ignore a physician’s prescription by changing the number of pills, the daily maximum dose, and even the form of the drug itself.
And the company’s new policy is based on a decidedly faulty premise, which I will describe below.
What the company just did is bad news for both physicians and their patients. Let’s try to set them straight. Continue reading