Countdown to a CURES 2.0

If you are a Physician and Surgeon or a Pharmacist in California, you have 17 days in which to apply for registration in CURES 2.0.  As you likely know, CURES is the Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System.  It is the prescription drug database of Schedule II, III, and IV controlled substance prescriptions dispensed in California.  California’s Health and Safety … Read More

Physician Report Thyself

Occasionally it happens that a physician who has worked incredibly hard throughout his or her life runs into legal trouble.  When those troubles includes any criminal element—if for example a physician is charged by information or indictment with a felony or pleads to or is convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony — the physician’s obligation is to self-report to … Read More