Medicare & Medicaid Fraud Defense in Houston
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 medicare & medicaid fraud 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 fraud charges.
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 (713) 597-2221.
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:
- Group homes
- Medical suppliers
- Medical billers
- Medical office managers
- Other healthcare 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.