Do Not Let Medicare/Medicaid Charges End Your Career
As with any type of industry, billing mistakes happen. The health care industry is no exception to this. However, some situations are viewed by the federal government as Medicaid or Medicare fraud. If the wrong code is billed for, this can be viewed as fraudulent medical billing.
Aggressive Health Care Fraud Defense
If you are under investigation for health care fraud or have already been charged, obtain skilled and competent criminal defense representation as soon as possible. Contact us online or call 312-386-7033. You can also call toll free at 866-587-9887.
Protecting Your Rights and Freedom
At the Law Offices of Damon M. Cheronis, we devote a significant share of our practice to white collar crimes including Medicare and Medicaid fraud defense. We offer experienced representation in state and federal courts. Contact us to discuss any health care fraud charges and how we can help effectively defend you. We assist both individual health care workers as well as insurance providers.
The majority of Medicaid and Medicare fraud charges stem from fraudulent billing allegations. They can include:
- False billing
- Upcoding (billing a code with a more expensive service)
- Billing for services not rendered
- Billing for unnecessary tests and procedures
- Billing for unnecessary medical equipment
- Double-billing (i.e., billing for Medicaid/Medicare and also private insurance)
- Billing for more time than provided
- Providing services by an unlicensed professional but billing as if a licensed professional rendered services
- Kickbacks and referrals
- Falsifying medical records/documents
The prosecution has the burden of proving that any billing mistakes were intentional. Attorney Damon M. Cheronis is dedicated and devoted to the future of his clients and will do everything he can to provide the best defense possible for your case. For the past three years he has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, in conjunction with Chicago Magazine, Rising Stars list in the area of criminal defense. This honor is based on peer review and is bestowed upon a mere 2.5 percent of Illinois attorneys.
Contact Us For An Illinois Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
If you need a criminal defense lawyer who will fight hard to protect your record, rights and freedom, contact the Law Offices of Damon M. Cheronis in Chicago, Illinois. To contact our firm, call 312-386-7033, or contact us by e-mail.