kiting

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kiting

[kī′ting]
Usage notes: (informal)
the improper and illegal practice of altering a drug prescription to indicate that more of a drug was prescribed than was actually ordered by the physician. Kiting may be done by a patient seeking greater quantities of drugs, especially opioids, than the physician prescribed, or by the pharmacist to increase reimbursement from a third party, such as an insurance company.
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The indictment further alleges that the defendants paid bribes to obtain approval of loans, that they engaged in check kites and that they prepared and submitted to the lenders false financial statements relating to U.