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Health Care Fraud

How Did We Get Here? An Exploration Of Anti-Kickback Statute Case Studies

By Ronald Chapman II, Esq. The Anti-Kickback Statute 42 USC 1320a-7b(b) prohibits any remuneration of any form or any kind […]

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Criminal Liability for Health Care Organizations in Ohio

By Laura A. Perkovic Both organizations and individuals can be held liable for crimes in Ohio. This is especially relevant […]

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Criminal Evidence in Health Care Billing Fraud Cases

By Laura A. Perkovic Health care billing fraud cases involve a great deal of data and documentation which can, by […]

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Ohio Criminal Sentencing – Using Medicaid Fraud As Example

By Laura A. Perkovic In a previous article, I explained the basics of Federal sentencing in the health care fraud […]

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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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Possible Changes to Asset Forfeiture In Health Care Fraud Cases

by Laura A. Perkovic Asset forfeiture can seem like a harsh form of justice and an added layer of punishment […]

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Medicaid Fraud Investigation Process and Penalties

By Laura A. Perkovic Medicaid provider fraud is a unique focus area of health care fraud prosecutions, involving highly specialized […]

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ALERT: CMS 60 Day Rule Violation Leads to a Multi-Million Dollar Settlement

By Ronald W. Chapman, LL.M. St. Luke’s Roosevelt and Mount Sinai Beth Israel hospitals (New York) recently felt the sting […]

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A Guide To Health Care Fraud Defense

Chapman Law Group is a multi-state health care law firm dedicated to the defense of health professionals and health care […]

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Home Health Fraud Alert

“In fiscal year 2015 Medicare reimbursed more than 11,000 home health agencies for almost 7 million episodes of home health […]

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False Claims Act Monetary Penalties Almost Double Starting August 1st

by Ronald Chapman Yesterday, the DOJ issued an interim rule that will nearly double the penalties for False Claims Act […]

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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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Qui Tam Lawsuits – Good or Bad Policy

By Ronald Chapman The False Claims Act (FCA) 31 U.S.C. § 3729 and Qui Tam litigation provide a valuable service […]

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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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