Idiots, all of them idiots. Prescription forgers and people who cheat the system.
Today I had one helluva day dealing with the con-artists of the pharmacy world.
A patient came in today with an Rx for some Vicodin and Soma (what else). So I bill Medicare Part D for them, and lo-and-behold a month supply was filled at another pharmacy 4 days ago.
A quick call to the insurance company gave me the name of the other pharmacy that filled it. Here’s what the dumbass was doing.
Going to Doctor A and getting the Rx’s filled at Pharmacy A. Then they were going to Doctor B and getting those filled at Pharmacy B. With me so far?
Being a dumbass, last month she told pharmacy A (not my store) to use her Medicare Part D Card to pay for the Rx’s.. She then proceeds to bring Doctor A’s prescription to my store (Pharmacy B). See where this is going? I look at her profile, and I see that shes getting narcotics from both Dr A and B. Ah-ha!
There is a deep rooted joy when I get to call a doctors office to Narc on someone being a dumbass. I dont know if its the “oh really?” I get on the other end of the phone, or just the joy in crossing out the Rx with a big CANCELED and handing it back to the patient. Maybe its the look on the patients face when they come in wanting to see if its ready and I tell them they need to call the office at once.
Well this pile-o-crap burned two bridges that day, because both doctors cut her off. Of course she called Dr A from the pharmacy, and gave some sob story on how she lost her medication, blah blah blah, boo hoo boo hoo. Needless to say this Doctor has heard all of this before from every other crackhead around and I believe gave her the flying boot to the ass..
The world is a bit safer now because of me. Asshats.
The second notch on my narc-patrol bedpost came from a dildo who handed me an Rx from a Dentist in town that looked like this:
Vicodin 10. #90. 1-2t q4-6 prn.
Now why would a general dentist (not even an oral surgeon) be giving #90? Oh right, because the greedy fucker snagged the doctors pad and wrote it himself! Thats why!
Quick call to the doctors office gave me the “oh fuck no, thats a phony” response, upon which we told the asshat that the police were on their way, and that they would give him a free ride downtown. Needless to say he gracefully walked out of the store and into a car with new-car licence plates.
Why do people who scam the system always get caught because of greed? If its not #90 vicodin from a dentist, its 10 refills from the ER, or Oxycontin on a regular Rx pad. I swear, if they would just stick to smaller quanities that are believeable, and take the phonies for #20 vicodin to every pharmacy in town (while paying cash) they would have been scott free. You would think they would wise up, but I guess a good phony is one that’s never caught.
I always wonder if any pharmacists turn to the dark side and just start writing out or calling in phonies. They know the lingo, they know the red flags, they would commit the perfect crime. Of course any pharmacist after narcs would just snag a bottle of Vicodin from the back room and do the same thing with 1/4th the effort.
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