MEDICARE AND MEDICAID FRAUD LAWYERS
Medicare and Medicaid fraud have many victims; this fraudulent activity is detrimental to both the economy, and overall health of patients. To put this in perspective, fraudulent practices Medicaid alone cost the Government billions of dollars annually. Additionally, these wasteful costs put the health of patients at risk by exposing them to unnecessary procedures. Thus, reporting unlawful practice are important in saving economic costs and protecting patients.
Unfortunately, many observing unlawful practices are hesitant to come forward due to fear of retaliation, career sabotage, and other factors. As a result, it’s important to consult with an experienced attorney who understands each step of the process.
Di Pietro Partners are experienced Healthcare Lawyers with extensive trial experience; furthermore, we understand the complex nature of healthcare law. Therefore, if you or someone you know witnessed medicare or medicaid fraud, our law firm can protect your interests and guide you through this process. Call for a free case evaluation today, 1.800.712.8462
An individual reporting fraudulent practices in Medicaid or Medicare, are referred to as a “whistleblower.” Under the False Claims Act (FCA), a whistleblower may receive between 15-30% of funds recovered for reporting the fraudulent activity. Since Medicare and Medicaid fraud costs the government billions of dollars each year, the potential for these rewards may be substantial. therefore, it’s important to seek legal advice to ensure your claim of fraud is properly reported, handled, and compensated.
Where We Take Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Cases
Although the primary office of Di Pietro Partners is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, our law firm works remotely with clients in, and out of the state. Therefore, if you’ve witnessed Medicare or Medicaid fraud anywhere in the United States, we can help.
Examples of Medicare/Medicaid Fraud
Including, but not limited to:
Billing for services and procedures not provided – Simply put, this involves billing the government for not existent tests/procedures.
Ordering unnecessary tests/procedures – For example, a physician engaging in fraud may order unnecessary and expensive tests such as a CAT scan, MRI, etc, for an otherwise simple and routine exam.
False cost reporting – Knowingly submitting false cost reports to the government in attempt to receive additional money. In this case, misrepresenting what percentage of spend went toward Medicare and Medicaid services.
Double Billing – Billing multiple times when there was only one exam or service provided.
Kickbacks – Offering/accepting money for the devices and drugs of certain companies
Get Help From an Attorney Today
As experienced Healthcare Law, Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Attorneys, Di Pietro Partners can protect your interests and handle your case with the knowledge and care it deserves. Our Law Firm is large enough to take on complex cases, yet, small enough to provide a personalized approach. Therefore, if you, or someone you know has witnessed Medicare/Medicaid fraud, call our experienced team of healthcare attorneys for a free case evaluation, 1.800.712.8462.