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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

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We’re selective about the clients we work with, and only take on cases we know align with our experience – and where we can make a difference. This is different from other law firms who are not invested in your success nor care about your outcome.

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Medicaid Fraud Defense Attorneys

By Spodek Law Group | February 13, 2023
(Last Updated On: July 28, 2023)

Last Updated on: 28th July 2023, 07:22 pm

Fighting Medicaid Fraud Charges? How to Find the Best Defense Attorney for Your Case

Let’s be real – dealing with Medicaid fraud accusations is scary. These can be felony charges that threaten your reputation, livelihood, and freedom.

But take a breath. With an experienced white collar criminal defense attorney on your side, you can build a strong case and protect your rights. I want to break down exactly why legal representation matters so much here.

Whether you’re an individual or a healthcare business, the government doesn’t mess around with Medicaid fraud. You need lawyers who can stand up to intense prosecution scrutiny.

Here’s what to look for as you choose the right legal team for this battle.

Understanding the Severity of the Charges

Medicaid fraud can lead to some truly serious criminal penalties at both state and federal levels. We’re talking huge fines and years behind bars in some cases.

Some common fraudulent activities that are prosecuted include:

– Billing for services that were never performed
– Billing for unnecessary services
– Billing for services at an inflated rate
– Paying or receiving kickbacks for referrals
– Falsifying diagnoses to justify unnecessary care

Not all Medicaid fraud is viewed equally under the law. The degree of charges depends on the scope, duration, intent, and dollar amount of the alleged fraud.

That’s why you need attorneys who dig into the specifics of your case to build the strongest defense.

You also need to halt communications with investigators until you have legal counsel. Anything you say can and will be used against you otherwise.

Choosing the Right Medicaid Fraud Lawyers

So where do you find attorneys with specific experience defending Medicaid fraud charges? This complex specialty requires extra knowledge.

Seek out lawyers who are deeply familiar with both federal statutes and your state’s Medicaid rules. Relevant experience also includes white collar criminal defense and healthcare litigation.

Don’t just look locally either. The top Medicaid fraud attorneys handle cases nationwide. Their expertise applies across state lines.

When researching attorneys, look for these key qualifications:

– Decades of experience with healthcare fraud cases
– Previous wins defending Medicaid fraud charges
– Knowledge of investigatory procedures and prosecution strategies
– Part of attorney teams with multiple specialties
– Clear communication skills and “teacher” approach
– Ability to humanize you against governmental allegations

Legal fees shouldn’t be the driving factor here. This is about protecting your freedom and assets. Invest in the best representation you can get.

Schedule initial consultations and go with someone who earns your trust. You want attorneys who listen and customize an aggressive defense strategy.

Building a Winning Defense Strategy

An adept Medicaid fraud attorney’s first priority is preserving your rights. Let them handle communications and subpoenas from investigators.

Next, they dig into the facts around the allegations. Were records seized properly? Is the evidentiary basis shaky? What are your mitigating circumstances?

Sometimes the biggest wins come before trial. An attorney can get charges dismissed by leveraging procedural mistakes or lack of evidence.

If it does go to trial, your legal team should highlight proof problems, credibility questions, and procedural errors. Make the prosecution earn every step.

Negotiating a plea deal is another option if the evidence is stacked against you. A reduced charge can avoid worse sentencing down the road.

It’s also possible cooperate as a witness against others involved in exchange for leniency. Experienced attorneys know how to play negotiation angles.

But ultimately, Medicaid fraud trials often come down to battling interpretations. Technical billing details can get murky. Attorneys need to clearly explain your actions compared to the prosecution’s false assumptions.

When fines and jail time are on the line, who do you want making your case in the courtroom? Seasoned legal veterans – period.

Avoiding the Collateral Damage

The criminal penalties aren’t the only consequences here. There can also be civil fines, program exclusion, revoked licenses, and serious harm to your reputation.

Your attorney’s job is to minimize collateral damage too. Keeping charges off your permanent record protects your future.

They also fight license suspension and exclusion from Medicaid programs so you can continue your career after dealing with penalties.

Basically, experienced counsel contains the blast radius from criminal allegations. You need attorneys who anticipate and guard against all potential consequences.

Know Your Rights – Call a Medicaid Fraud Lawyer Today

The bottom line? Don’t wait to engage legal counsel if you’re being investigated or charged. The sooner you act, the better.

Get seasoned Medicaid fraud attorneys on your side immediately to protect your rights, build a defense, and avoid the worst penalties. This is not a fight you want to face alone.

Finding the right legal team makes all the difference during this difficult time. Contact our Medicaid fraud defense attorneys at Spodek Law Group to schedule a free case evaluation. Our firm has the specialty experience and record of wins to be your fierce advocates.

Stay strong and know your rights. With our attorneys by your side, you can stand up to these allegations and protect everything you’ve worked for. We’re here for you.

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