Medicare & Medicaid Fraud Defense
White Collar Crime Lawyer in Houston, TX
The complexity of Medicare and Medicaid regulations and procedures can
lead to honest mistakes in billing or record keeping. Unfortunately, these
errors can be mistaken for intentional fraud. If you have been charged
with Medicare and Medicaid fraud, you need a tough attorney to fight the
government on your behalf.
As a type of
health insurance fraud, Medicare and Medicaid fraud is a federal crime that may be accompanied
by state charges. Attorney Jed Silverman is experienced in federal and
state court, and he is prepared to defend you against all types of
Why Choose Us?
- Decades of combined legal experience
Notable results at the state and federal level
- Jed Silverman has been named to the Texas Super Lawyers® list since 2006
- Regular legal instructor and guest on national news media
By working with proven attorneys who understand the complex federal criminal
justice system, you put yourself in the best position to defend against
the charges and penalties you face. To request a FREE consultation, call
Representing Individuals and Businesses
Individuals can be charged with unlawfully receiving Medicare or Medicaid
benefits. They may be charged with criminal acts such as forging prescriptions,
falsifying information, allowing another person to use their Medicaid/Medicare
card, or selling medical equipment or drugs received through the programs.
At The Law Offices of Jed Silverman, we represent individuals as well as
health care providers such as doctors, pharmacists, hospitals, clinics,
group homes, laboratories, dentists, medical suppliers, medical billers,
medical office managers and other health care personnel.
Some of the issues commonly involved in Medicare or Medicaid fraud include:
- Falsifying information
- False billing or over billing
- Billing multiple times for the same procedure
- Billing for phantom patients
The penalties for a Medicare or Medicaid fraud felony conviction can include
up to five years in prison, a fine of $250,000 for an individual and $500,000
for a corporation. A fine of $100,000 for an individual and $200,000 for
a corporation will be imposed for a misdemeanor conviction.
Speak With a Houston Medicaid & Medicare Fraud Lawyer Now!
If you are under investigation or are already facing charges, the time
to act is now! Our legal team at The Law Offices of Jed Silverman is standing
by to respond immediately to your call for help, and we offer FREE and
confidential consultations. Take advantage of this opportunity to gain
free legal advice, discuss your options, and learn how we can help.
Contact our firm today for a FREE case review.