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Healthcare Medicaid Fraud Lawyers

Healthcare Medicaid Fraud Lawyers

If you work in the health care industry and someone has accused you of committing Medicaid fraud, you are probably feeling confused and terrified. This accusation can have a lasting impact on your life, destroying your career and resulting in time behind bars. Since law enforcement has been targeting people accused of fraud more than ever, the steps that you take following an accusation are vital and can play a significant role in the outcome of your case.

No matter how tempting, you won’t want to face this problem without the support of a legal expert. A fraud attorney will review the details of your case and help you decide what to do in the days, weeks and months that follow. You will then know that you have made the right choice and that you are in good hands.

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George FernandezGeorge Fernandez
14:16 30 Apr 24
Excellent 10 out of 10, Helped resolve my case. Jeremy explained everything and made everything easy to understand.
21:33 24 Apr 24
If you are looking for a lawyer that listens, is aggressive where needed, and holds his word above all else, Todd is the best pick. I had hired multiple attorneys prior to hiring the Spodek Group for a white collar case. The first thing that stood out to me was the cost, as anyone going through the process and dealing with the system, money was tight at that time - especially after hiring and firing multiple lawyers. The cost was not as high as others which was definitely a plus. Todd's intake process was also unlike other attorneys. He took the time to actually listen. He cared. He was trying to put himself in my shoes while I was explaining the situation to him and he really took the time to understand the whole situation. Other lawyers will give you 15 mins and send you a retainer agreement. Not Todd, I think he spent almost two hours with me as I was explaining everything.Not only was he great during the onboarding process, he was supportive and very informative through the entire plea process and eventually sentencing. After hiring him, I asked if I should hire a prison consultant, he told me to save my money as he would do everything they would. He was right and held up to his word. Later on I would hear from others that went with the prison consultants that they were a waste of money - I am glad I listened to Todd!When it came time for sentencing, two days prior to sentencing, the prosecutor tried increasing my proposed prison time by almost double - apparently a normal move. Todd and his team worked with me non-stop through the weekend prior to sentencing to ensure that I was not given additional prison time. Again, he took the time to listen and came up with a strategy to explain the case with great detail.Unfortunately, I did plead guilty as that was my best option. Todd and his whole team wrote up nearly 300 pages of a summary of what happened and why I should not be given prison time. If I breakdown the amount I spent with Todd versus the amount of work that I saw being done, I am shocked I was not charged four times as much. The other benefit was, a lot of criminal defense lawyers were just a single attorney with a paralegal or two. Todd had a team of people that I dealt with (5-7 people that I interacted with), but he was ALWAYS accessible. It would never take him more than an hour to reply unless he was in court.I was sentenced to prison and I was emotionally distraught. Todd and his team did whatever they could even after sentencing to make sure I was alright. He personally stayed in touch with my family to ensure I was doing alright and offered support to them. Most lawyers would consider the job complete at sentencing, not Todd.After prison, Todd still spent time with me to make sure I was on the right track and avoiding any potential risks in the future. He has also been giving advice on how to navigate probation etc and has not been looking at the clock for billing.Although I wish I had never been arrested in the first place, I am glad I had Todd and his team in my corner. Without them I likely would have had to spend a lot more time in prison than I did.Thank you, Todd, and the entire Spodek Law team, for helping turn what was a nightmare into a manageable situation!
Yelva Saint-PreuxYelva Saint-Preux
19:26 19 Apr 24
I am immensely grateful to the entire team at Spodek Law Group for their unwavering dedication and exceptional expertise throughout my case. From our initial consultation to the final resolution, their professionalism and tireless advocacy made all the difference. Their strategic approach and attention to detail instilled confidence in me every step of the way.Thanks to their hard work and commitment, we achieved a truly favorable outcome that exceeded my expectations. Not only did they navigate the complexities of my case with precision, but they also provided invaluable support and guidance during what was undoubtedly a challenging time. I cannot recommend Spodek Law Group highly enough, especially attorneys Todd Spodek and Claire Banks; they are beacons of excellence in the legal profession.YSP.
Katherine SunKatherine Sun
18:08 18 Apr 24
my lawyer is Alex Zhik. Efficient, patient and professional
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17:48 18 Apr 24
Todd, Ralph and Alex are amazing. Helped my husband get from a double digit number with multiple charges to a single digit, by the time I blink he will be out. They very professional and help with all your needs. They dealt with my anxiety and worry very well and they understand that your family member needs to get home as soon as possible.
Keisha ParrisKeisha Parris
20:45 15 Mar 24
Believe every single review here about Alex Z!! From our initial consultation, it was evident that Alex possessed a profound understanding of criminal law and a fierce dedication to his clients rights. Throughout the entirety of my case, Alex exhibited unparalleled professionalism and unwavering commitment. What sets Alex apart is not only his legal expertise but also his genuine compassion for his clients. He took the time to thoroughly explain my case, alleviating any concerns I had along the way. His exact words were “I’m not worried about it”. His unwavering support and guidance were invaluable throughout the entire process. I am immensely grateful for Alex's exceptional legal representation and wholeheartedly recommend his services to anyone in need of a skilled criminal defense attorney. Alex Z is not just a lawyer; he is a beacon of hope for those navigating the complexities of the legal system. If you find yourself in need of a dedicated and competent legal advocate, look no further than Alex Z.
Taïko BeautyTaïko Beauty
16:26 15 Mar 24
I don’t know where to start, I can write a novel about this firm, but one thing I will say is that having my best interest was their main priority since the beginning of my case which was back in Winter 2019. Miss Claire Banks, one of the best Attorneys in the firm represented me very well and was very professional, respectful, and truthful. Not once did she leave me in the dark, in fact she presented all options and routes that could possibly be considered for my case and she reinsured me that no matter what I decided to do, her and the team will have my back and that’s exactly what happened. Not only will I be liberated from this case, also, I will enjoy my freedom and continue to be a mother to my first born son and will have no restrictions with accomplishing my goals in life. Now that’s what I call victory!! I thank the Lord, My mother, Claire, and the Spodek team for standing by me and fighting with me. Words can’t describe how grateful I am to have the opportunity to work with this team. I’m very satisfied, very pleased with their performance, their hard work, and their diligence.Thank you team!
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01:37 25 Jan 24
I recently had Spodek Law Group represent me for a legal matter in NYC and I am thoroughly impressed with their services.Alex Zhik secured the best possible outcome for my case.It was a seamless journey from the initial consultation to the resolution of my legal matter. From the moment I spoke to Todd about my case, his enthusiasm to help was evident, setting a positive tone for the entire experience. The efficiency and professionalism displayed by the team is commendable.A particularly noteworthy aspect of their service is their user-friendly portal to upload your documents/evidence. This not only simplified the process, but showcases their commitment to streamline the client experience.Lastly, in an industry where legal fees can often be a concern, I found their pricing to be very reasonable, making needing legal assistance feel accessible and stress-free.I am grateful for their support and wouldn't hesitate to turn to them again in the future.

Learning about Medicaid fraud and how it works will enable you to get a better picture of the crime of which you have been accused. A common form of fraud involves a medical professional billing Medicaid for services that he did not perform, and because many people file claims each day, it’s hard to detect the dishonesty. In other cases, medical professionals will change the billing code of a legitimate service so that they can collect more money than they have earned.

When they are performed together, many medical procedures are bundled to reduce the cost, but some medical professionals will charge each procedure separately for financial gain. Since the laws related to Medicaid fraud are complex and confusing, people can make mistakes and find themselves on the wrong side of the law, and you won’t want to face that problem alone.

Possible Penalties

You will likely face harsh penalties if a jury convicts you of committing Medicaid fraud. Depending on your jurisdiction, if you have used fraud to obtain less than $1,000, the legal system can charge you with a misdemeanor of the first degree. You could spend several months in jail if your case does not end in your favor. Those who defraud Medicaid for more than $1,000 could get a felony conviction and several years in prison.

Most people are shocked when they discover how much time they might spend in jail or prison following a conviction, and you don’t want to get caught off guard. Depending on the severity of your case and a range of other factors, you could even lose your medical license.

Possible Defenses

Even though you have a lot at risk when you are dealing with these accusations, you can craft a viable defense strategy if you follow the right steps. Although you can use a range of defenses, the basic approach is to demonstrate that you did not file false claims for financial gain. If you have records or witnesses that can support your side of the story, you can combat your charges. Also, fraud laws are in place to prevent criminals from taking advantage of the innocent, so you can defend yourself if you can prove that your actions are the result of a mistake.

Responding to Accusations

You might think that speaking with detectives or investigators will help you avoid legal action, but doing so is not smart. Once the authorities are convinced that you have committed a crime, they will look for any reasons to earn a conviction. Even innocent people can unknowingly make incriminating statements when they try to protect their reputations. The police will likely overlook any information that could prove your innocence and highlight anything that they can use against you.

So remaining silent is the most important thing that you can do if you want to stay out of harm’s way. No matter what the police tell you, never give them information or volunteer to let them review your billing records. As soon as you get the chance, you must pick up your phone and speak with a criminal defense attorney with experience in Medicaid fraud. When you do so, your legal expert will guide you in the right direction and improve your odds of success. You won’t need to worry about making mistakes as long as you follow viable legal advice.

Getting Your Defense Attorney and Protecting Yourself

If you don’t want to face fines, lose your job or go to prison, enlisting the help of a criminal defense attorney is an important piece of the puzzle. After looking into the details and the evidence against you, your attorney will let you know how the case will likely end. Your legal professional will look for holes and inconsistencies in the prosecutor’s case, but that is only the start. Having an attorney in your corner will allow you to get the best possible plea deal, but if you don’t accept the offer, your attorney will fight for your rights in front of a jury.


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