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Medicare prohibits drug ‘brown bagging’ in 2012

Published Dec 5, 2011

If your practice is in the habit of “brown bagging” drugs for in-office administration, be aware that for fee-for-service Medicare, at least, this practice will be officially against the rules starting Jan. 1, 2012. Some physician practices write scripts and send the patient to an outside pharmacy to pick up expense injectable drugs and the practice bills for the injection.

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