In our healthcare fraud blog, we take a closer look at some of the practices often considered to be fraud and discuss how to avoid them. We also look at a variety of defenses that can be used to fight federal Medicaid and Medicare fraud charges and offer an experienced healthcare fraud attorney’s advice about addressing charges. If you're a medical provider or a recipient of benefits, read our blog to learn how to protect yourself.
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  • Healthcare Fraud: How You Can Help Prevent It Learn how healthcare fraud is harming you and how you can help prevent it once and for all.
  • $2.7 Million Medicaid Fraud Scheme Boca Raton, FL (August 6, 2015) – Irma Davidian, 52, is accused of Medicaid fraud after allegedly bribing employees of the Florida Department of Children and Families and the Social Security Administration to process false applications. According to court documents, Davidian would unlawfully obtain government benefits such as Social Security, Medicaid, and food stamps for...
  • Florida Laws Create Decrease in Illegal Prescriptions Ft. Lauderdale, FL (September 9, 2015)– The excessive illegal prescription of opioid drugs is an issue that Florida has faced for several years. People from all over the country travelled to Florida to obtain drug prescriptions from pill mills, creating a nationwide public health issue. Between 1999 and 2012 the number of opioid drug-poisoning deaths nearly...
  • Healthcare Fraud Attorney Challenges Government's Tactics Florida expert criminal trial law attorney Malove contends that some of the health care fraud issues assume there was intentional deception where none may.
  • Pain Clinics or Pill Mills? Criminal Lawyer Explains A multi-law enforcement agency raid of the Pompano Beach Medical Corp landed seven doctors in jail for drug trafficking.
  • The Feds are Focusing In On Nursing Home Fraud There was a time when news about Medicare fraud surfaced only every now and then.  However, in recent years states and the federal government are getting more serious about fraud.  Changes in the Affordable Care Act has given the government more tools to target health care fraud. Amendment Title IV of the ACA increased the U.S. Federal Sentencing...
  • Stay Ahead of Changing Laws in Healthcare Fraud The nationwide Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program (HCFAC) was established in 1996 by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The program is the result of a joint effort between several major law enforcement bodies–the Health and Human Services (HHS), along with the Department of Justice (DOJ). Together these two agencies jointly...
  • Florida Medicare Fraud Lawyer Questions Government Crackdown Fort Lauderdale Medicare fraud lawyer Robert Malove comments on the Medicare fraud crackdown that resulted in thirty-three arrests in South Florida.  The arrests were part of a national take down of Medicare fraud suspects.As part of a national takedown by the Justice Department, thirty-three South Florida healthcare professionals were charged with a variety of Medicare...