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Healthcare fraud is intentionally defrauding a healthcare organization, medical provider, or government-run healthcare institution. This is sometimes achieved through falsely representing a condition, filing false paperwork or fictitious claims, tampering with billing schedules, and so forth. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), aided by special investigators utilized by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), are notoriously eager to prosecute anyone suspected of healthcare fraud, even when it is clear any alleged fraudulent behavior was unintentional.
If you have been accused of healthcare fraud, retain the legal representation of a white collar crimes defense attorney right away. At the Law Offices of Greg Rosenfeld, P.A., our West Palm Beach criminal defense lawyer understands the weight of the accusations and responds with the necessary urgency.
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Florida Statutes Section 817.234 defines healthcare and insurance fraud as providing any sort of falsified information to an insurer when filing a claim. There are also additional or varied definitions of healthcare fraud under federal statutes. The end result being that criminal investigators can try to pin criminal charges on patients, doctors, and healthcare groups alike when there are only loose grounds for the accusations.
Common definitions of healthcare fraud are:
Many forms of alleged healthcare fraud can be traced back to paperwork and billing errors, not intentional criminal activity. This allows our white collar crimes defense attorney to focus on why the alleged fraud happened. Honest mistakes or misinterpretations of a medical bill are not a crime. Without criminal intent being established, or with the prosecution’s argument being dismantled, there should be no conviction.
Upon conviction, penalties for healthcare fraud might include:
There is simply too much on the line when you have been accused of healthcare fraud, either as an individual patient, medical professional, or the head of a medical group. Turn to our West Palm Beach healthcare fraud defense attorney for hard-hitting, quick-thinking legal representation backed by real experience earned through 40+ defense trials.
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