Doctors Pleading To Misdemeanors for Heath Care Fraud – Fight or Settle?

We are in the golden age of health care fraud prosecution as means of revenue and income protection by both the government and insurance companies. Doctors are increasingly  in a position where they need to make a decision to fight or settle, regardless of the veracity of the claim or the actual intent involved. This article sheds light on some of the issues at stake and the need for exceptionally qualified counsel on these issues.  – Ike

 

 

In his informative book, “Three Felonies a Day; How The Feds Target the Innocent,”1 attorney and civil libertarian Harvey Silverglate shines a light on the federal criminal system, often focusing on prosecutions of physicians and other health providers.  His thesis is that the laws and regulations have become so numerous, vague and impossible to understand that in the hands of ambitious prosecutors, every businessman unknowingly commits at least three felonies a day.

SEE THE ARTICLE HERE:

http://newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com/Legal/Insight/2012/05_-_May/The_pitfalls_of_pleading_to_a_misdemeanor/

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