An arrest and charge for healthcare fraud can threaten more than just your professional reputation; a health care fraud arrest can threaten your very future. Any healthcare provider, nursing home, pharmaceutical company or other individual or organization that receives Medicare, Medicaid or another government payment is at risk for an accusation of healthcare fraud. Contact us today to speak with a Philadelphia criminal attorney at The Zeiger Firm.
It is important to understand the nature of healthcare fraud and why you need an attorney as early as possible. Healthcare fraud is a type of fraud committed by doctors, hospitals, nursing homes, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies and others involved in healthcare. Doctors, hospitals, pharmacists and others may be charged with healthcare fraud if they engage in false billing, diversion of drugs, diversion of medical equipment and other illegal behaviors.
The penalties for healthcare fraud are serious. Penalties can include jail time, professional sanctions, the loss of professional licenses and other punishments. Further, reputations can be ruined, damaging personal and professional futures.
Given the seriousness of this crime, your attorney must build your strongest defense possible and do so as early as possible. The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania attorneys at The Zeiger Firm understand the many laws that apply to these cases, and we zealously will investigate and defend you against the charges. With aggressive investigation and lawyering, our attorneys will try to convince the authorities to drop and dismiss cases at their inception. When cases do go forward, our criminal defense attorneys aggressively and zealously will defend you against these charges.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, as well as state and local law enforcement agencies, have assembled teams of investigators and prosecutors who handle these cases. To fight these charges, you need defense attorneys who have handled these cases, understand the nature of the charges and how to fight them.
When you need a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania attorney to defend you when arrested and charged with healthcare fraud, contact The Zeiger Firm, who represent every client zealously in order to obtain the best results possible in each case. To arrange a consultation, please give us a call at 215-546-0340 or send us an email via the form to the left.