On its website, Pond Lehocky is vague about its relationship to Workers First, saying it is “partnering” with the pharmacy to help clients get the best pharmaceutical care.
Clients who click through to the pharmacy’s website are told: “Focus on your recovery.
Elliot, after doing some research and learning from a reporter that doctors co-own the pharmacy, is concerned that he’s been drawn into a moneymaking scheme.
He said he didn’t know that Pond Lehocky owned the pharmacy — or that doctors were getting a cut.
Elliot chose a Relievus doctor, Uplekh Purewal, who wrote him a script for topical diclofenac solution, an anti-inflammatory.