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Hello from JustAnswer. This is Dr. Love.
I am sorry that you are having such difficulties with your doctor, but it is unclear what question you are asking. What information would be helpful?
Of course, the usual method for learning who is paying for the study is to ask the doctor, but since there is communication difficulties, there are a couple of other mechanisms that can be tried. The consent form that you signed may have information on who is paying for the study. If it does not, you can try to check with the local Institutional Review Board (IRB), which is a body that approves medical studies on humans. The local IRB is usually affiliated with a local hospital
Unethical behavior can be reported to the licensing board for that discipline. For the doctor, that would be the State Medical Board. PAs are often also licensed by the same board, although it varies in some states.
As for the opiates, did you run out early? Or was this when you would be scheduled for a refill?