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Healthcare fraud is defined as any scheme to commit fraud against an insurance program like Medicare or Medicaid. The consequences of a conviction can be severe, depending on the details of your case, so it is essential to hire an experienced attorney to handle your case. At The Kindlon Law Firm, PLLC in Albany, our criminal defense team can help you fight against these charges, so you can secure the best results for your case. With more than 100 years of collective experience, you can feel confident in our team’s ability to represent you.
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About Healthcare Fraud
When a claim gets submitted for reimbursement for services that were overbilled, not medically needed, not allowable, or simply not conducted, the entity or person who submitted it can face healthcare fraud charges.
Here are some common examples of healthcare fraud:
- Prescription fraud, such as overprescribing opiates
- Billing for services not rendered
- Improper coding
- Dental insurance fraud
- Falsifying medical records
- Pharmacy fraud, such as billing for a medication without filling it
- Illegal bundling of services to increase reimbursement
- Charging for higher-level services than what was performed
Healthcare Fraud Penalties
The penalties of a healthcare fraud conviction can be administrative, criminal, and civil.
Below is a list of some of the consequences you may face:
- Up to 10 years in prison
- Fines up to $250,000
- Exclusion from billing Medicaid and Medicare for between 5 years to life
- Loss of a professional license
- Loss of board certification status
You can rely on our team to conduct a detailed investigation of your case and proceed with dedication and diligence, so you can obtain the best outcome for your case.
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At The Kindlon Law Firm, PLLC in Albany, our criminal defense attorneys have handled thousands of cases at every level, including state, federal, and appellate courts and have developed close relationships with local prosecutors, judges, and peers. You can rely on our extensive experience and knowledge to build a strong defense on your behalf if you are facing charges for healthcare fraud.
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