If you have been charged with Medicaid or Medicare fraud, you are facing serious federal charges that could have long-term consequences for your life. Because Medicaid and Medicare claims are paid from the taxes of citizens, the federal government is aggressive in investigating and prosecuting those suspected of fraudulently making claims. Many in the healthcare industry could be charged, including the following:
Under the False Claims Act, it is illegal to submit false claims for reimbursement to Medicare, Medicaid, and other government healthcare programs. Common types of false claims include the following:
Penalties for this crime vary, but if charged with Medicaid or Medicare fraud, you could face the following:
If you are being charged with Medicare or Medicaid fraud, you need to speak to an criminal defense attorney who understands the federal criminal law process. Call us today at 888-733-2992 to schedule a free consultation. We’ll explain the charges against you and how we can help you obtain the best possible outcome in your criminal matter.