It is a well-known fact that health care fraud is a serious issue in the United States. In Louisiana, the Medicare Fraud Attack Force is actively monitoring for health care fraud. If you are a health care provider in Louisiana and are facing allegations of health care fraud, it is important to seek legal advice from an experienced health care fraud defense attorney. At Oberheiden, P.
C., we have a team of experienced attorneys who specialize in health care fraud defense and have extensive experience in defending clients against health care fraud allegations. Our healthcare fraud defense team includes a former chief health fraud coordinator from the U. S. Department of Justice, several former health fraud prosecutors, former top elite prosecutors of the Medicare Fraud Attack Force, and accredited lawyers with studies at the country's top law schools, including Yale and Harvard.
Our attorneys have a strong record of success in helping clients avoid criminal charges and have extensive legal experience in defense against health care fraud, Medicare and Tricare audits, OIG and grand jury subpoenas, compliance programs, internal investigations, defense of fraud complaints, quitam defense, asset protection, criminal defense and jury trials. If you are being investigated for health care fraud in Louisiana, it is important to understand the potential consequences of such an investigation. You may be subject to civil reimbursement of claims, to non-payment of future claims, and to being excluded from federal health care programs. You also risk facing the state disciplinary board, losing your license and losing your hospital privileges. Criminal sanctions include prosecution, imprisonment, and fines of hundreds of thousands of dollars. At Oberheiden, P.
C., we are prepared to handle healthcare fraud cases in Louisiana thanks to our dual experience as former health prosecutors and defense attorneys. We provide our clients with strategic defenses that take into account applicable defenses and legal loopholes. We understand that billing inaccuracies can be the result of organizational or human error and do not necessarily indicate fraudulent activity. If you have been notified that you are being investigated for health care fraud or if you want to discuss your legal options, call our Louisiana healthcare fraud defense lawyer right away. Initial consultations are free and confidential.