Aggressive Criminal Defense Against Health Care Fraud Charges
On top of providing care, doctors, dentists and health care providers must also handle the business demands of their practices, billing patients for services. Coupled with the fast-paced nature of their job and the complexities of coding and billing, honest mistakes can be made. If a mistake is made, the government often assumes that it was done intentionally to cheat the patient and can bring health care fraud charges against the doctor or health care provider.
Attorney Charles Truncale is experienced in health care fraud, prepared to handle any case, no matter how complicated. With decades of experience in the criminal justice system, he understands effective defenses against these types of charges, equipped to protect your rights.
If you have been charged with health care fraud, call health care lawyer Mr. Truncale of Jacksonville, Florida, today at 904-469-0653 to learn your legal options and how he can protect you.
Understanding Where Charges Stem From
Health care fraud can be charged for a wide range of mistakes, including:
- Improper billing or phantom billing for services that were not performed
- Improper coding of the services rendered
- Bribery and kickbacks
- Billing for supplies that were never purchased
- Billing the patient for unnecessary treatment or services
This is a complex and technical area of law, requiring an understanding of billing practices, coding and protocol used throughout the medical industry. It is important that you have representation who understands these complexities and can educate a jury on the issues involved and how your actions could be reasonably explained.
More Than Three Decades Of Experience On Your Side
Mr. Truncale will thoroughly investigate the charges against you, putting together the evidence and accounts needed to show that the mistake was simply an error that a reasonable person might make, given the complicated demands of coding and billing. He brings more than 30 years of Florida criminal litigation experience to every client.