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Arlington Doctor Charged In 'Conspiracy' To Over-Prescribe Oxycodone To Patients

Posted on AllSides May 1st, 2023
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ARLINGTON, VA — An Arlington doctor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to distributing more oxycodone pills than her patients needed for more than a decade. Kirsten Van Steenberg Ball, 68, a primary care physician in Arlington, faces one count of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and 21 counts of distribution of oxycodone, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia said Friday. According to the indictment, Ball conspired with her office manager to shield the fact that she was dispensing vast quantities of oxycodone...

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