Types of Healthcare Billing Fraud
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Types of Healthcare Billing Fraud

Fraud billing of healthcare programs like Medicare and Medicaid may include billing for services never rendered, adding extra services, misrepresenting the nature of services rendered, upcoding to more valuable services, and more. If accused of Florida insurance fraud in Broward County, a criminal lawyer in Fort Lauderdale can help build a defense. Types of Fraud…

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DUI Field Sobriety Test Florida

Police officers commonly administer DUI field sobriety tests if they pull over a person who is exhibiting behaviors associated with drunk driving. A common test is the walk and turn test.This was among the tests established by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). It requires the offender to pay attention to the police officer…

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Field Sobriety One Leg Stand Test

The police may use one or more field sobriety tests such as the one leg stand test if a driver is pulled over for suspected drunk driving. This test is among those established by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) to assess sobriety. If arrested, a Fort Lauderdale DUI attorney can review the circumstances…

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U.S. Supreme Court Gives Sentencing Discretion Back to Judges

Prior to 2005, the sentencing range recommended by the United States Sentencing Guidelines was the range within which a judge had to sentence.  The U.S. Supreme Court gave that discretion back to judges to allow them to take unique circumstances in a defendant’s case into consideration.In United States v. Booker, the Court made the Sentencing Guidelines advisory instead of mandatory….

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DUI Lawyer Discredits the Field Sobriety Tests

One common type of evidence used for drunk driving charges is the field sobriety tests, which are designed to evaluate whether a driver is intoxicated through physical or cognitive examinations.The problem with these tests is that the results are often completely based on a police officer’s perception of the driver, and not hard evidence. Because…