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Is there any loopholes in the VA system to get RX's filled that are written by our private MD's?

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Is there any loopholes in the VA system to get RX's filled that are written by our private MD's?

Why can't you tell your VA doctor that your private doctor wrote a prescription and ask that it be filled by VA for financial reasons. I do this and have had no problems.

JMO,

Bergie

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Why can't you tell your VA doctor that your private doctor wrote a prescription and ask that it be filled by VA for financial reasons. I do this and have had no problems.

JMO,

Bergie

Thanks Bergie for the comeback. I'm pretty sure the VA doc won't fill a perscription of oxycontin. But I'll still try it.

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You might want to try and visit your VA PCP (or referral to a VA specialist) to see if they would write a script for it. That might work, unless like me, some meds you take are not on the VA formulary.

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I read where they call oxycontin "hillbilly heroin". The VA would not prescribe it for me. I think it depends on cost. They will dispense morphine and methadone because it is cheap.

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