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What to do in a Tricare Audit?

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

Oberheiden, P.C. Federal-Lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 Including Weekends The federal government has dramatically increased the number of investigations against Tricare healthcare providers. The Tricare Pharmacy Program is administered by Express Scripts. Many Tricare providers such as physicians, pharmacies, compound pharmacies, and toxicology groups affected by these audits are confronted with an audit request for the…

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Defending Clients in TRICARE Fraud Investigations

Categories: Health Care Law

Texas Tricare Fraud Attorneys - Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. Attorney-at-Law TRICARE is one of the three big federal government patient beneficiary programs. For a long time, law enforcement has focused on Medicare Fraud and fraud committed in the context of Department of Labor (DOL) beneficiaries and providers. A recent trend shows that federal agencies have significantly expanded investigations against healthcare…

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Defending Tricare Fraud: Choosing the Right Lawyer

Categories: Health Care Law

Texas Tricare Fraud Attorneys - Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. Attorney-at-Law Tricare Fraud is a serious offense. Penalties range from civil monetary damages to years of incarceration in federal prison. The government is aggressively prosecuting Tricare Fraud cases and no time should be wasted to develop a smart and effective defense strategy for those that find themselves accuses of federal healthcare…

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Defending Compound Pharmacies in Tricare Fraud Investigations

Categories: Compound Pharmacy Fraud

Texas Tricare Fraud Attorneys - Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. (Managing Partner) Direct: (214) 469-9009 In early 2015, Tricare, which provides insurance coverage to U.S. military members and their families, held a meeting with representatives of the compounding and pharmaceutical industries.  The impetus for this meeting was Tricare’s realization that the average compounded drug billed to Tricare cost approximately $ 3,300…

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What are the penalties for Tricare Fraud?

Categories: Health Care Law

Texas Tricare Fraud Attorneys - Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. Healthcare Fraud Defense Attorneys Tricare Fraud implies the submission of false or fraudulent claim to a governmental healthcare program. The government considers approximately $ 50 billion of claims per year suspicious and subject to federal fraud investigations. Given the amounts at stake, it is no surprise that sooner or later successful…

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