Va hospital used cheaper anti-psychotic drugs to save money, probe finds

April 22, 2015 6:55 PM

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A small veterans hospital in West Virginia placed patients "at medical risk" and violated policy by substituting cheaper drugs for prescribed anti-psychotic medication to save money, an internal agency investigation shows.

The announcement comes four months after the Center for Investigative Reporting uncovered "candy man" overprescription of opiates at a VA hospital in Tomah, Wis.

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