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Ketamine Colorado Springs offers ketamine infusion therapy for PTSD and depression

Living Local Content Disclaimer: The information, advice and answers displayed in the Living Local section of FOX21News.com are those of individual sponsors, not FOX21. When it comes to mental health, while traditional medicine works, not everyone wants to take a pill every day. There is a treatment center here in Colorado Springs that focuses on Ketamine Infusion Therapy to help treat mental health conditions.
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What Is Ketamine Infusion Therapy?

Ketamine, originally developed as anesthesia, was first discovered to work similarly to antidepressants as early as 1975. Early reports from street ketamine users showed promise in its antidepressant effects, but they were dismissed because it was an illegal substance. Researchers began studying it in humans in the late 1990s, with...
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Tucson, AZKGUN 9

Tucson wrongful death lawsuit questions ketamine usage

TUCSON — The family of David Cutler, 23, believes he would still be alive today if first responders gave him water and shade instead of handcuffs and ketamine, which is a powerful sedative and painkiller. Ketamine has become a controversial sedative, which can be used as a chemical restraint for...
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California Statelexblog.com

California Ketamine Clinics: Implications From Epic Medical Management, LLC v. Paquette

The corporate practice of medicine doctrine (“CPOM”) and state anti-kickback prohibitions vary from state to state. While some states have statutory prohibitions, other states rely upon case law for CPOM. These issues are typically not heavily litigated. When there is case law covering these subjects, it is imperative to review and understand these decisions. They will impact how you structure the ownership of a ketamine clinic, and likewise, how you structure Management Services Agreements (“MSA”) in strict CPOM states.
Mental HealthMedscape News

Ketamine and Psychosis Risk: New Data

Ketamine used to treat severe depression in patients with a history of psychosis does not exacerbate psychosis risk, new research suggests. A meta-analysis of nine studies, encompassing 41 patients with TRD and a history of psychosis, suggests ketamine is safe and effective and did not exacerbate psychotic symptoms in this patient population.
Philadelphia, PAunderthebutton.com

Op-Ed: Next UPenn President Must Work to Lower Ketamine Prices in Philadelphia

While Gutmann has made many important contributions to Penn, one of her most significant failures was her refusal to address the skyrocketing prices of recreational ketamine at the university and the greater Philadelphia community. “This is something that plagues students, professors, and Philadelphia community members alike,” said Kayla Welsh, president...

Ketamine Clinic: What is a “recommendation” under the federal anti-kickback law?

In a Previous post, We discussed the federal anti-kickback regulations (“AKS”) and the impact on ketamine clinics. In short, the federal AKS prohibits anyone from paying or accepting anything of value for referrals to patients paid by the federal government’s health care payment program (for example, Medicare, Medicaid, VA, etc.). 42 USC § 1320a–7b. Although there are many safe harbors applicable to these situations, one of the basic questions is what constitutes a “referral” under the AKS?To help answer and clarify this question, in 2020, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Stop Illinois Health Care Fraud, LLC v. Said (No. 12-cv-09306).

Massive Meth & Ketamine Busts In Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh: According to the Department of Narcotics Suppression, Ministry of Interior, on July 20, 2021 at 10:35 AM, the competent force of the Department of Drug Crimes (A1) led by Lt. Gen. In Song, Deputy Director of the Department, and Lt. Col. Hong Vannarith, Director of the Office (A1), in cooperation with the Phnom Penh Municipal Police and coordinated by Mr. Sith Vannak, Deputy Prosecutor of the Phnom Penh Municipal Couurt led an operation against criminals trafficking in drugs at 4 different locations simultaneously:

How to reduce the risk of harm when using ketamine

Are you clued up when it comes to ketamine? What used to be known as ‘that horse tranquilising stuff’ is now being bought by the bagful. Ketamine has become more mainstream over the past decade – but many of us aren’t aware of the risks the drug poses. Ketamine can...

Doctors treating depression see promise in ketamine, a cheap drug already approved for anesthesia

The anesthesia medication ketamine is showing increased promise as a treatment for people experiencing depression who haven't found relief with other prescription medications. Though ketamine is known for its recreational use as a party drug, it can also be prescribed legally by doctors. In recent years, ketamine has become more accessible for those struggling with depression. In 2015, there were fewer than 60 ketamine clinics in the U.S. Three years later, there were more than 300, according to the journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.