Medicaid and Medicare Fraud Attorney
When the government investigates and prosecutes Medicare fraud, it has tremendous resources on its side: Sophisticated computer programs to analyze claims data, thousands of investigators with CMS, OIG and the FBI, plus the ability to offer large rewards to employees, patients, and others who provide information to use against you.
You need an experienced Medicare fraud lawyer on your side. An experienced trial attorney can help you understand the government's case, prepare your defense, negotiate with the government to avoid or reduce the charges, move to dismiss the charges, and represent you vigorously at trial if necessary.
John Howley, Esq. has more than 20 years of experience defending clients in complex healthcare investigations, trials and appeals. Call his office at (212) 601-2728 or click here to schedule a free and confidential consultation.
What is Medicare Fraud?
Medicare fraud is a broad term that includes making false statements on medical records, offering or accepting payments in return for referrals of patients covered by Medicare, and improper business or financial relationships between doctors and hospitals. Some of the more common types of Medicare fraud include:
If you are being investigated or have been charged with Medicare fraud, then you should consult with an experienced Medicare fraud attorney immediately to protect your rights. Call (212) 601-2728 or click here to arrange a free and confidential consultation with John Howley, Esq.
Effective Medicare Fraud Defense
A finding of Medicare fraud can have serious consequences. You could be ordered to pay three times the amount Medicare paid plus $11,000 per claim. You could be excluded from participating in Medicare, Medicaid, and any other government healthcare programs. You could lose your professional license. You could be sent to prison for up to five years on each charge.
You may have defenses. Unintentional mistakes may have been made. The government may have misinterpreted its data, or may be relying on a whistleblower who lacks credibility. When presented with the facts, the government may be willing to drop or reduce the charges.
Get an experienced, aggressive Medicare fraud lawyer on your side. Call (212) 601-2728 or click here to arrange a free and confidential consultation with John Howley, Esq.
Experienced Medicare Fraud Attorney
Your defense lawyer must have a unique set of skills. He must have experience negotiating with government investigators and prosecutors. He must be a skilled trial lawyer who can cross-examine the government's witnesses. He must understand the complex laws, rules, and regulations governing Medicare and other government healthcare programs.
John Howley, Esq. is recognized as an accomplished trial lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare. He has received the Gideon Champion of Justice Award from the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Thurgood Marshall Award from the New York City Bar Association, and the Medal for Excellence in Advocacy from the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Howley limits his practice to a select number of cases each year, and he personally leads the defense in every case. You will never be handed off to a less experienced lawyer. To arrange an free and confidential consultation with Mr. Howley, call (212) 601-2728 or click here.
Law Offices of John Howley, Esq.
350 Fifth Avenue, 59th Floor
New York, New York 10118
About John Howley, Esq.
John Howley is an experienced trial lawyer with a track record of excellent results in difficult cases. Read more....
Information for Medical Professionals and Healthcare Providers
An experienced Medicaid fraud attorney can help protect your rights, your license, and your livelihood. Read more....
Information for Medicare Fraud Whistleblowers
The government pays whistleblowers a reward of up to 30% of the amount it recovers. It is not unusual for these rewards to total hundreds of thousands of dollars. Read more....