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United States Files Suit Against Montgomery County Psychiatrist for Alleged Improper Opioid Prescribing

PHILADELPHIA - United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that the United States filed a civil lawsuit against Elizabeth N. Kuh, a psychiatrist practicing in Montgomery County, alleging that she wrote improper opioid and benzodiazepine prescriptions for two of her patients. According to the complaint, Kuh wrote 30 opioid and benzodiazepine prescriptions to a husband and wife couple which lacked a legitimate medical purpose, were issued outside the usual course of professional practice, and many of which resulted in false claims to Medicare.


Action Details

  • Date:August 7, 2019
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions