As one of the top federal criminal defense law firms in Cleveland, we have spent more than 30 years successfully representing state and federal cases related to fraud. This kind of charge can have serious, damaging consequences. If you or someone you know is under investigation, under arrest or implicated for healthcare fraud, you should find an experienced criminal defense attorney to guide you before speaking with police, investigators, or federal agents.
The federal government takes healthcare fraud very seriously. Arrests and crimes of this nature can result in lengthy sentences and impact every aspect of the lives of those convicted.
- Kickbacks, or referring a patient to a service or product for compensation
- Billing for services not actually rendered
- Fake patients
- Improper coding
- Lack of medical necessity
- Fraudulent billing of Medicaid and Medicare
- Not performing services as claimed
In Ohio, as well as other states, charges for healthcare fraud can have considerable effects on those arrested or charged. The consequences of charges vary and can lead to closing a practice and worse, a physician losing their license to practice medicine. A strong and aggressive defense in court can ensure your fair treatment. Otherwise, you could face extended incarceration, expensive fines, damage to your reputation, and difficulty in other aspects of your life.
Find an Attorney for Healthcare Fraud in Cleveland
If you or someone you know is facing charges, is implicated, or under arrest for healthcare fraud, Cleveland federal attorney Craig Weintraub can prepare a high-quality, aggressive defense on your behalf – for a reasonable rate.