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Medical fraud is a serious accusation that could have major impacts on your life. If convicted of medical fraud, you business could suffer, as well as your personal life. You need a skilled and experienced attorney to handle your case. The attorneys at Pumphrey Law represent clinics and health care providers, such as doctors and dentists, accused of fraudulent billing schemes. These scheme can include:
If you are under investigation by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Florida Office of the Attorney General, it is important to contact a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney before answering any questions. The MFCU investigates medicaid fraud cases. When wrongdoing is uncovered, the MFCU will aggressively prosecute the case. The outcome could change your life.
By hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney at Pumphrey Law you can appropriately respond to the allegations while mounting an aggressive defense. Our firm represents clients throughout Leon County, including Tallahassee, and throughout the Second Judicial Circuit, including Bristol in Liberty County, Crawfordville in Wakulla County, Monticello in Jefferson County and Quincy in Gadsden County.
Call (850) 681-7777 today to schedule a free consultation with an attorney. A solid legal defense could be the determining factor in your case.
In 2011, Florida created the Regional Drug Enforcement Strike Forces to investigate prescription drug abuse crimes targeting the wholesaler, physician, pharmacist and patient. One of the primary focuses of the Strike Force was prescription drug diversion schemes.
These schemes represent one of the most common forms of Medicaid Fraud. The fradulent schemes include:
The penalties associated with fraud crimes vary for each offense. The punishments for the crime also can be determined based on the amount of money or the value of the property that was taken through the fraud.
If you are charged with Medicaid fraud and the value of the public assistance is less than $200 in 12 months, it is considered a first-degree misdemeanor. If the value is more than $200 in 12 months, it is a third-degree felony. However, if the charges increase, so can the penalties.
If you are convicted of a fraud crime in Florida, you could face:
If you are under investigation for or charged with any form of medicaid fraud, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at in Tallahassee, FL. We represent clients charged with a variety of different white collar crimes throughout Florida. Call today for a free consultation to discuss your case.
Attorney Don Pumphrey, Jr. is a former prosecutor, former law enforcement officer, and a successful and experienced criminal defense attorney. Don has achieved over 100 not guilty verdicts at trial and over 2,000 dismissals.
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