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Criminal Defense

A (Very) Basic Overview of Health Care Fraud Sentencing in Federal Court

by Laura A. Perkovic A lawyer defending a federal health care fraud case can give a ballpark estimate (but certainly […]

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Asset Forfeiture or Asset Seizure

What is Asset Seizure and Forfeiture? The first thing the Department of Justice (DOJ), FBI or DEA will do when […]

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DEA Red Flags That Can Trigger DEA Investigations (Raids) into Your Pactice

By Ronald W. Chapman, II The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) office of diversion uses “red flag” indicators to determine which […]

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Top 10 Tips for Physicians To Avoid Prosecution for Over Prescribing

By Ronald W. Chapman, II With increased regulation in the health care industry, physicians, now more than ever, are being […]

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Unfreezing Financial Assets to Allow Criminal Defendants to Hire an Attorney

Once the government establishes that there is probable cause that a defendant has committed health care fraud, the government may […]

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What to do if You Receive a Federal Grand Jury Target Letter

The first contact to a Defendant in a health care fraud case is usually by way of a Grand Jury […]

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Cooperating with the Government in a Medicare Fraud Investigation and Prosecution

By Ronald W. Chapman II Recent data from the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) confirms that ninety six percent (96%) […]

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Proffer, Plea and Cooperation Agreements for Criminal Defendants

By Ronald W. Chapman II When a criminal Defendant makes the decision to cooperate with the government, the negotiation of […]

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Responsible Opioid Prescribing Practices and Monitoring for Pain Management [Audio]

Ron Chapman, II spoke to providers about responsible opioid prescribing and monitoring for pain management from an evidence-based best practices perspective at […]

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$712 million Medicare Fraud Takedown – Largest Medicare Fraud Case in History Names 73 from Florida and 16 from Michigan

Yesterday the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $712 million Medicare Fraud takedown by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force. It […]

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Fighting “Pill Mill”, Unlawful Prescribing and Drug Diversion Allegations

Posted by Ronald W. Chapman, II Why Am I Being Targeted? Over the last decade, federal and state prosecutors have […]

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How to Choose the Right Attorney to Defend Health Care Fraud, Medicare Fraud, Stark, Anti-Kickback, False Claims, and Drug Trafficking Charges

State or federal prosecutors and law enforcement agents targeted you and your practice for suspected criminal violations . . . […]

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How to Help Protect Your Medical or Nursing License Following a DUI

You’ve likely heard horror stories about fellow health professionals losing their license because of a DUI, or being forced into […]

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Changes to The Michigan Public Health Code

If you are a doctor, nurse, physician’s assistant, certified nurse assistant, physical therapist, chiropractor, therapist, psychologist, psychiatrist, or if you […]

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