Hidden In $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill: MORE Censorship Of Physicians. Dr. Joel Zinberg Discusses Omnibus’ Risky Limitations of Off-Label Prescriptions – Ask Dr. Drew

1 in 5 prescriptions are written for an off-label use.

Dr. Joel M. Zinberg, M.D., J.D. is a senior fellow with the Competitive Enterprise Institute. He is a native New Yorker who recently completed two years as General Counsel and Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President. He practiced general and oncologic surgery in New York for nearly 30 years at the Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine where he is an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery.

A section of the new spending bill could take away a physician’s ability to use their clinical judgement when writing prescriptions – and CA’s AB2098 could muzzle doctors’ speech even more. Dr. Joel Zinberg – an expert on the crossroads between medicine and law – discusses LIVE on Ask Dr. Drew.

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