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Defending Physicians Against Manslaughter Charges in Opioid Investigations

Categories: Health Care Law

You have practiced medicine for many years, perhaps for decades. Patients treasure you because you are dedicated and committed to their needs. Throughout your career you have experienced the joy of working with patients that you made feel better and healthier. Your medical license is in good standing and you have no criminal history in…

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Defending Against Mail Fraud Allegations Under 18 U.S.C. Section 1341

Categories: Health Care Fraud

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Experienced Federal Lawyers Defending Clients in Mail Fraud Investigations When facing potential charges under the federal health care fraud statute (18 U.S.C. Section 1347), the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, or any of the other various statutes that federal prosecutors use to target health care providers, it is common to face…

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Mobile X-Ray Companies: The New Targets of Federal Investigations

Categories: Health Care Fraud

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Attorney Dr. Nick Oberheiden Has a Track Record of Successfully Defending Health Care Business Owners For years, the federal government has scrutinized home health, hospice agencies, and nursing home facilities for alleged Medicare fraud. Recently, the scope of those investigations has broadened to also include vendors and service providers to those agencies, in particular mobile…

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Defense Strategies for Wire Fraud Allegations Under 18 U.S.C. Section 1343 in Health Care Fraud Investigations

Categories: Health Care Fraud

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Talented Federal Attorneys for Defense of Wire Fraud Investigations When federal prosecutors pursue charges against health care providers for benefit program fraud (i.e., Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare fraud), they typically pursue charges for a number of “add-on” offenses as well. One of these add-on charges is wire fraud, which is a federal criminal offense under…

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How Can I Avoid Criminal Charges in a Medicaid Fraud Audit?

Categories: Health Care Law

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The Current Reality of Medicaid Enforcement Did your practice receive a request for patient charts? Are you under audit? Did a Medicaid intermediary send you a letter or did investigators from the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit tried to interview you? Are you concerned you could be under Medicaid investigation? If so, this is what you…

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