"It does point to the dangers that come from a capitalist society when very little regulation is initiated so that profits trump all else."

CMS which controls Medicare created pain as the "fifth vital sign" and penalized doctors who underprescribed opioids for no other reason than not satisfying subjective complaints.

Pharma and the key opinion leaders pushed it, but the government forced it. The government was not the savior here, it was one of the perps.

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