Orange County Healthcare Fraud Defense Attorney
Defend Your Rights If You've Been Accused of Healthcare Fraud (Penal Code 550(a) PC)
Healthcare fraud occurs when an individual or business that offers healthcare service or insurance knowingly falsify documents or transactions for personal gain. The charge, which can take many forms, could lead to a prison sentence of 10 years as well as harsh fines. Accusations are usually the result of investigation on the part of federal authorities. Therefore, it is important to contact an OC criminal attorney as soon as you suspect you are under investigation for medical fraud.
Many people who are accused of healthcare fraud are unaware that they may have committed any offense. Whether you are in individual claimant or a business/employer accused of offering fraudulent services, you must act quickly in order to defend against the charges.
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Healthcare fraud can take many forms and originate from different sources including the claimant, the provider, the insurance company or the medical professional, including:
- Phantom billing
- Providing unnecessary treatment
- Falsifying provided services
- Billing for services not provided
- Billing for medication/equipment not purchased
- Stealing from a healthcare benefit program
- Fraudulent statements
Take Action to Defend Yourself Today
Healthcare fraud is a serious matter of federal charges. It is important for you to avoid taking matters into your own hands. Not only do federal authorities have far more resources to use in their investigations, but they are also protected by laws that prevent anyone from obstructing federal investigations into healthcare fraud.
Because of the many parties involved in the healthcare process, it is very possible for an innocent party to be caught in the middle of and even accused of participating in an illegal scheme. If you are such an individual, Law Office of Michael L. Guisti is prepared to defend your case against wrongful accusations such as these. The ramifications of conviction could have permanent implications on your record and reputation—for professional entities, it could even mean the loss of license or ability to practice. It is important for you to act quickly in seeking the truth by consulting with a capable OC fraud defense attorney.
Contact our Orange County defense attorneys at (714) 530-9690 today to discuss your situation and your options for possible defense.
Whether you're facing a felony or a misdemeanor, don't risk a conviction. Act quickly to redeem your reputation and protect your record by consulting with our Orange County criminal defense lawyer. Call today to schedule your free consultation.