Dr. Kermit Gosnell is expected to enter a second change in plea in his federal pill mill case, in which he is accused of illegally selling prescription pills out of his West Philly practice, the Women’s Medical Society. Between July 2009 and February 2010, when the DEA and FBI raided Dr. Gosnell’s building, he is believed to have charged $10 to $20 for prescriptions for drugs like oxycodone, codeine syrup, and alprazolam. Sales allegedly totaled more than $200,000. It was the pill mill activities, in fact, that brought Dr. Gosnell’s illegal abortion clinic down, with investigators discovering the facilities following the drug raid. Dr. Gosnell is expected to accept the prosecution’s offer in today’s hearing. [NBC]
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