Medicare prohibits drug
‘brown bagging’ in 2012
Effective Dec 5, 2011
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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