What Happens after a Physician is Discharged from a Rehabilitation Facility?

You should continue to attend meetings for, perhaps, 5 years after you have been released and there should be random testing of your urine several times a month. This might seem like overkill, but it is not. You did not get addicted in 12 weeks and you will not beat the addiction in 12 weeks. Also, if you are investigated by OPMC they will again view your continued participation and random testing as your commitment to stay clean and therefore you have an excellent chance of continuing to practice medicine.

This informational blog post was brought to you by Paul E. Walker, an experienced New York City OPMC & OPD Lawyer.