Are You Under Investigation For Health Care Fraud?
You may or may not know that the federal government is investigating you and your practice until you receive a subpoena, civil investigative demand, or a visit from law enforcement asking questions. Much of a federal investigation into any criminal matter is done quietly. It is vital that you promptly find a skilled attorney to help you.
At The Law Office of Mark P. Rankin, P.A., attorney Mark Rankin has built his career assisting clients facing federal charges with their defense. Health care fraud charges are a major risk to doctors, nurses, and health care workers. Medical professionals across the Greater Tampa Bay area come to attorney Rankin for his reputation for detailed legal knowledge and fast responsiveness.
The Unique Risks Of Health Care Fraud Accusations
All fraud charges have severe legal risks, such as significant time in prison and hefty fines. However, medical professionals also have professional licenses on the line, as Florida’s medical licensing board maintains strict ethical rules.
The types of issues that medical professionals may run into include:
- Medicare fraud
- Medicaid fraud
- Self-referral violations
- Phantom billing
- Identity theft
Medical professionals are all in possession of a host of delicate medical and financial information, and the law requires special handling of this information.
Diligent. Thorough. Experienced.
When you are faced with a health care fraud issue, as your lawyer, Mark Rankin will respond. He will educate you on the charge and build a strategy for your defense with you. He will listen closely to your needs and advocate for you in and out of court.