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Dr. Stephen A. Hoffmann of Framingham says he has written about 10 bogus prescriptions.

Fed-up doctor sidesteps insurance company limits

He breaks rules, citing patient care

By Christopher Rowland
Globe Staff / June 11, 2006

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FRAMINGHAM -- When Tufts Health Plan cut a patient's prescription for the sleep aid Lunesta from 30 pills to 10 pills a month, her physician, Dr. Stephen A. Hoffmann, decided to circumvent state regulations by writing a second prescription in the name of her husband so she could get 10 more pills per month . (Full article: 1434 words)

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