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I am so upset I work an hour away and was called today from

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I am so upset I work an hour away and was called today from my Pain Mgt Dr for a pill count. I had one hour to get there. I couldn't leave my job and would be fired. Now they say I am being discharged will I ever find a Dr again? I am 50 have had double knee, spinal fusion
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

This is absolutely ridiculous and unethical!

I would contact the state medical board. Where do you live?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I live in Ohio. This state is nuts
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What would you do
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

I would call back to the office and tell them that it is unethical and unreasonable to demand that patients leave their jobs for a pill count

And you are going to contact the state medical board about this

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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