How To Avoid Criminal Charges In Alaska Medicare Fraud Investigations

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Alaska Medicare Fraud Investigations

Experienced Medicare Fraud Defense Attorneys and Former Federal Health Care Prosecutors Oberheiden & McMurrey LLP is a group of former federal health care prosecutors and experienced Medicare fraud defense attorneys who joined together to create a boutique law firm to help clients in health care fraud defense cases.  Our team includes Bill McMurrey, former Chief…

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Is Your Business or Practice Under Investigation for Medicare Fraud? Here is What You Need to Know

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Medicare Fraud

It happened. Someone from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), or maybe even the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) contacted your office and informed you that your business or practice is under investigation. So, what now? How…

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Key Provisions of the False Claims Act for Health Care Providers

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False Claims Act

Originally enacted in 1863, the False Claims Act is a federal statute that is a key tool in the government’s fight against Medicare fraud. While the concept of the False Claims Act is simple – to provide the federal government with a way to recover fraudulent disbursements – the law itself is anything but. Combined…

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More Than 400 Charged With Billion Dollar Medicare Fraud

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Experienced Defense Attorneys Defending Medical Professionals Charged with Medicare Fraud The world of Medicare and medical professionals can be complicated, with very few people understanding exactly what the process looks like. When errors happen, or mistakes are made, investigations can quickly snowball into hundreds of dollars – to billions – as well as hundreds of…

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How to Defend Against a Medicare Overpayment Request

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Federal Medicare Fraud Attorneys Defending Healthcare Providers Facing Overpayment Requests Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP Oberheiden & McMurrey is a team of former Department of Justice Trial Attorneys, former Assistant United States Attorneys, former federal prosecutors, and experienced defense attorneys who, throughout the United States, represent healthcare providers in all stages of Medicare overpayment cases. Medicare…

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Can a ZPIC Audit Result in Medicare Fraud Charges?

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ZPIC Audit Paperwork

Defense Attorneys Protecting Professionals from ZPIC Audit and Medicare Fraud Charges Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP Former Medicare Prosecutors & Defense Counsel Every year, Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs) conduct thousands of audits of Medicare claims.  ZPICs work closely with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and their audits can result in civil or criminal Medicare fraud investigations. …

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How to Prevail in ZPIC Audit and Appeals

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ZPIC Audit

Health Care Attorneys Providing Legal Counsel for the ZPIC Audit and Appeals Process Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP Former Medicare Prosecutors & Defense Counsel What is a ZPIC? In order to survive a ZPIC audit one must first understand what a ZPIC is.  A Zone Program Integrity Contractor, or ZPIC, is an entity created by CMS…

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Choosing an Experienced ZPIC Audit Attorney

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ZPIC audit

Experienced Attorneys Providing Legal Defense for Health Care Professionals During ZPIC Audits Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP Former Medicare Prosecutors & Defense Counsel The most dangerous thing about ZPIC audits is to underestimate them. More than occasionally, clients contact the attorneys of Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP with a request for help with a Medicare investigation that…

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What Medicare Providers Need to Know About RAC

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Oberheiden & McMurrey, LLP Former Medicare Prosecutors & Defense Counsel Experienced Fraud Defense Lawyers Assisting Medicare Providers with RAC The Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 required the implementation of the Recovery Audit Program within the realm of Medicare Fee For Service.  This initial requirement was for demonstration purposes only and was used to determine if…

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