Medicaid fraud is a serious criminal offense with serious criminal consequences that can land you in state or federal prison. If you are under investigation for this serious offense then contact an experienced Las Vegas Medicaid and Medicare fraud defense attorney at Pariente Law Firm, P.C.
Las Vegas Medicaid Fraud Defense Lawyer
Michael Pariente represents health care professionals and corporations involved in a medicaid fraud cases in both state and federal court. Corporations, like individuals, can be held liable when their profits are derived by the theft of taxpayer dollars. Corporations and individuals convicted of Medicaid fraud may also be administratively excluded from future Medicaid participation.
These cases are investigated and prosecuted by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) at the state level and by the U.S. Department of Justice at the federal level. Medicaid fraud investigations target health care providers who receive money by Medicaid for health care services including: doctors, dentists, Medicare billing specialists, accountants, nurses and pharmacists. The investigations for medicaid fraud also target the following: clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, nursing homes and other health care facilities.
The most common “active” Medicaid crimes include:
– billing for services not performed
– overbilling for services that were not medically necessary; or fraudulently billing for expensive therapy-related services
Call 702-966-5310 to talk to Michael Pariente today. Discuss your case with a Medicaid fraud attorney for a criminal defense case in the Las Vegas region, including North Las Vegas, Henderson, Paradise and anywhere in Clark County.