Health Care Fraud Defense Lawyer in Miami
Trusted Criminal Defense Lawyers for Over Four Decades
Health care fraud can be difficult to establish. While accounting or billing
errors may be discovered, prosecutors must establish intent to commit
fraud to prove that a crime has been committed. At Rothman & Associates,
Miami criminal defense attorneys represent doctors, nurses, hospitals, and corporate health care organizations
in health care fraud cases. Working with a team of investigators, accountants,
and forensic specialists, we meticulously analyze the government's
case against our client, identifying unsubstantiated conclusions, the
mishandling of evidence, and questionable testimony on the part of "qui
tam" whistleblowers. Even when financial inconsistencies are evident,
proving they represent a pattern of intent to defraud the government is
If you have been charged with committing health care fraud, contact Rothman
& Associates, P.A. today before you speak with government investigators
or law enforcement officers. We will evaluate your case and determine
the best legal options available to you.
Retaining legal representation is of the utmost importance.
Call our firm today at (305) 570-4439.
Health Care Fraud and Criminal Charges
Rothman & Associates, P.A. defends clients charged with committing
the following kinds of health care fraud:
- Medicaid fraud
- Medicare fraud
- Social Security fraud
- Insurance fraud
- Over billing
- Improper billing
- False medical claims
- Improper coding practices
- Claims adjudication fraud
- Accepting kickbacks
Why it is Important Not to Speak with Investigators
Federal investigators are unlikely to tell you everything they know when
they speak with you. You may be the target of an investigation or only
a suspect. If you say something that contradicts what someone else has
told them, not only could you be charged with a crime, but what you say
could be used against you later at trial. Even if you are innocent or
have very little knowledge of accounting and billing inconsistencies,
selective testimony and evidence may convince investigators and prosecutors
of your guilt.
'Qui Tam' Whistleblowers - An Incentive to Convict
Under the "qui tam" provision of the False Claims Act, a private
individual, or whistleblower, with knowledge of fraud committed against
the federal government may bring a lawsuit on behalf of the United States.
The whistleblower need not have been personally harmed by the conduct.
He or she only needs to allege that the defendant knowingly submitted
false or fraudulent claims to the United States.
Under the "qui tam" provision of the False Claims Act, whistleblowers
receive a percentage of any losses recovered by the federal government
in fraud cases. As a result, "qui tam" whistleblowers have a
financial incentive to help the government's case as much as possible.
At Rothman & Associates, P.A., our white collar crime lawyers in Miami
question the validity of their allegations by identifying questionable
motives, testimony, and evidence provided by "qui tam" whistleblowers.
Rothman & Associates, P.A. – Here to Fight for Your Rights
As Miami criminal defense attorneys, we realize how easy it is for a prosecutor
to indict someone before a grand jury. Hiring a qualified defense attorney
and receiving proactive and resilient advocacy right away is crucial in
health care fraud cases. Our criminal defense lawyers offer reliable legal
counsel paired with vigorous representation to health care providers.
We take steps throughout the process to force prosecutors to earn the
introduction of evidence, testimony, and charges against our client.