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Is It Legal to Purchase Medicare Leads?

Categories: Medicare & Medicaid Fraud

This summary, co-written by former DOJ healthcare fraud prosecutors, attempts to answer a question of increasing importance: under what circumstances is it legal to purchase patient leads? What is the difference between a raw and a qualified lead—and why does it matter? What is the Justice Department’s position on the sale of Medicare or Tricare…

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Federal Authorities are Targeting Addiction Clinic Owners in Tricare Fraud Investigations Under the False Claims Act

Categories: Tricare Audit & Fraud

Counselor & Patient

Addiction clinics that serve military personnel, veterans, and their family members who are Tricare beneficiaries are at risk for being targeted in federal health care fraud investigations. In just one of many recent examples, on March 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that a physician hired to serve as the Medical Director…

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What Do Health Care Providers Need to Know about Tricare Audits and Investigations?

Categories: Tricare Audit & Fraud

Doctor and Soldier

For health care providers who serve military servicemembers, veterans, and their families, ensuring compliance with the Tricare billing requirements is just as important as complying with the Medicare and Medicaid regulations. Even if treating Tricare beneficiaries makes up only a relatively small percentage of your practice, you are held to the same legal standards as…

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Avoiding Criminal Charges in Tricare Compound Pharmacy Investigations

Categories: Compound Pharmacy Fraud

Tricare Compound Pharmacy Investigations

  Oberheiden, P.C. Federal-Lawyer.com 1-800-810-0259 Including Weekends Oberheiden, P.C. has represented pharmacies, pharmacy owners, marketers, physicians, and healthcare executives in compound pharmacy investigations across the United States. Our attorneys have provided individuals and companies effective tools to approach Express Scripts audits, grand jury subpoenas, telemedicine investigations, and criminal prosecutions. We have concluded several Tricare Fraud…

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Who Are the Targets of Tricare Fraud Investigations and What Should They Do?

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

tricare fraud

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Call Us on Weekends The attorneys of Oberheiden, P.C. have represented healthcare executives, physicians, marketers, and pharmacies accused of Tricare Fraud in proceedings across the country. Our deep involvement in the current Tricare investigations and our ongoing dialogues with government officials in charge have provided us…

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