Medicare Fraud Defense Lawyer in St. Louis
Medicare is a federal program that provides health benefits to people over the age of 65, and in some cases, younger individuals with disabilities. The Medicare department reports billions of dollars in losses every year due to fraudulent claims. If you have been accused of a fraudulent Medicare claim, remember – you are innocent until proven guilty.
Contact a St. Louis federal crime lawyer at The Hammer Law Firm, LLC for a free and confidential consultation to learn how we can help you.
Medicare Fraud Examples
Medicare fraud accusations come in many shapes and forms.
Who can be accused?
- Healthcare providers
- Companies / employers
What are some examples of Medicare fraud?
- Healthcare providers can be accused of billing Medicare for made-up services. If Medicare believes the patient never received the services the healthcare provider claims, this could warrant a fraud allegation.
- Medical equipment suppliers might be accused of billing Medicare for supplies they never provided.
- Individuals might be accused of making false claims or using someone else's Medicare card to receive treatment or obtain medical supplies.
HEAT Task Force
There is a federal task force known as "HEAT" which stands for Healthcare Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team. This task force proactively looks for potential Medicare fraud. If you were implicated in a fraud scheme by HEAT, contact The Hammer Law Firm, LLC right way, even if you have not yet been formally charged.
Medicare fraud and other types of healthcare fraud are federal offenses. To avoid the severe consequences of a felony conviction, contact The Hammer Law Firm, LLC. We can use our experience and knowledge of this field to provide the aggressive defense you need.
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