The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports that about 600 medical marijuana licenses might be considered to be fraudulent because patients submitted an unauthorized physician signature on their patient applications. Officials reported that patients submitted fraudulent signature during telemedicine visits as the name of a physician’s signature was not the person patients met. The department began investigating the activity after it conducted random checks of certifications that showed at least one physician whose name and credentials were improperly used on certifications. The department said it will notify patients affected by the “fraudulent activity” and that affected patients will have 30 days to “submit a valid certification” to the state.
– stltoday.com | the #1 St. Louis website, Jack Suntrup, 06/19/2020 5:49:03 PM