Aggressive DOJ Actions Against Opioid Prescribers Continue

An article published yesterday by Pain News Network’s Pat Anson tells the story of yet another physician who has faced threats from the Department of Justice (DOJ) due to the use of opioids within his practice. Dr. Roger Kasendorf, a physician from Southern California, paid a settlement of $125,000 rather than defend against allegations of […]

Is Opioid Pharma Hatred Doing More Harm Than Good?

On October 17, 2019, Filter published an article titled “Why Opioid Pharma Hatred Is Overblown and Harmful,” which featured an interview with DCBA Managing partner Michael C. Barnes. The article’s author, Alison Knopf, shed light on the nuances of the overdose crisis that are often overlooked in mainstream media narratives, with particular focus on the […]

DCBA Announces New Article: DOJ Raids of Health Care Providers

DCBA Law & Policy LLP announced today that American University’s Washington College of Law has published in its Legislation & Policy Brief a new article by Managing Partner Michael C. Barnes. Entitled “A More Sensible Surge: Ending DOJ’s Indiscriminate Raids of Health Care Providers,” the article discusses the indiscriminate nature of recent U.S. Department of […]