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  • Facing Health Insurance Fraud Charges There has been a nationwide crackdown on health insurance fraud, with a subsequent surge in charges against home healthcare companies. Home healthcare fraud can result in some severe consequences, including huge fines and loss of licensure. Types of Home Healthcare Fraud Charges Healthcare fraud charges are brought about due to a report or suspicion of...
  • Fraudulent Billing Practices | Accountant Expert Witness | Health Fraud When a medical professional or entity is being charged with fraudulent billing related to healthcare services, there are a number of witnesses that could be called. One is an accountant, which may provide insight into mistakes or misrepresentation in billing practices. Depending on the circumstances, this type of expert witness may end up helping or...
  • Medical Expert Witness | Healthcare Fraud Case Testimony Any number of witnesses could become part of a healthcare fraud case. One example is a medical expert witness, who can provide testimony regarding: claim submissions; billing discrepancies; and the types of services provided to a patient. Although testimony from this type of witness could help a healthcare fraud defense case, there are circumstances in...
  • Hiring a Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Being convicted in a healthcare fraud case can spell doom for any medical professional or establishment. And there can be nothing more unfortunate than being accused of fraud. It still seriously jeopardizes the reputation of the entity. Knowing when to hire an attorney is important for clinics or individuals facing such accusations or charges. When...
  • How to Hire a Healthcare Fraud Attorney | Hiring a Lawyer Fort Lauderdale For a healthcare establishment or a professional, being accused of healthcare fraud can prove costly financially, legally, and in terms of reputation. Punishment for these charges includes significant fines, loss of license, and even jail time in certain cases. That is why hiring a lawyer is so important if facing these serious fraud charges. But...
  • Medical Billing Fraud | Expert Witness Testimony | Healthcare Fraud Charges of medical billing fraud can lead to significant fines and possible imprisonment. In this type of case a variety of witnesses may be called upon who could be helpful in defending against these charges. However, it’s also possible that a witness would harm a defendant’s case.One type of witness that may be called upon...
  • Kickback Schemes and Penalties In Healthcare Fraud With investigators under pressure to crack down on healthcare fraud, doctors are getting slapped with charges for violations of anti-kickback laws. While some knowingly tried to cheat the system, others were completely unaware they were in violation.Because the laws are so stringent and the penalties so harsh, it’s imperative to know exactly what the law...
  • Healthcare Fraud Defense Conflict of Interest With the national call-to-action to crack down on healthcare fraud, an increasing number of healthcare providers are finding themselves under investigation for conflict of interest-related healthcare fraud.Often, implicated physicians merely didn’t follow proper disclosure protocols or didn’t fully understand all the rules. It can be quite difficult to ascertain exactly what business relationships are legal...
  • Health Fraud Charges Against Clinic Health and justice authorities are cracking down on healthcare fraud in the nation. In fact, one of the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team’s primary goals is to “crack down on the people and organizations that abuse the system and cost Americans billions of dollars each year.”While there is some abuse within the...
  • CPT Codes | Medical Upcoding | Medicare Fraud Charges Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes are used in an assortment of paperwork pertaining to healthcare. They help determine costs for particular types of treatment or care, diagnoses, services provided and more. Confusion regarding CPT codes (which may consist of five numbers or four numbers and a letter at the end) can lead to mistakes that...
  • Doctors Charged with Overprescribing Painkillers | Ft Lauderdale Healthcare Fraud Lawyer In recent years, state and federal authorities have taken a strong interest in cracking down on Florida’s so-called “pill mills” and doctors at these clinics. This comes in light of statistics that show the state as the lead consumer and nationwide supplier of powerful prescription pain medications like oxycodone.Drug enforcement agency efforts to control illegal...
  • Healthcare Fraud and Pill Mills in Florida The war on drugs is thriving and right now one of the primary targets is illegally dispensed prescription pills. The healthcare fraud crisis has expanded as pill mills rise in prominence. Painkiller Drug Abuse on the Rise Prescription drug abuse is a major problem in America. Approximately 7,000,000 people use psychotherapeutic drugs non-medically, according to...