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Category: Healthcare Fraud


AUG. 17 2018
Drug Attorney in West Palm Beach | What is Prescription Drug Fraud?
Drug Attorney in West Palm Beach | What is Prescription Drug Fraud?

In the last decade and more, Florida has been notorious for being a “pill mill.” Substance abuse is everywhere, and prescription medications were readily available. So, this lead to an increase in prescription fraud, meaning those looking for drugs were misrepresenting themselves to gain access. This includes doctor shopping, forging prescriptions, and more. If you have a prescription drug fraud accusation against you, here’s what you should know before seeing our drug attorney in West Palm Beach:

 

What is “Doctor Shopping”?

 

It is not uncommon for people with drug abuse issues to manipulate an array of doctors to …

MAY  11 2017
Operators of FL Sober Homes Plead Guilty to Healthcare Fraud
Operators of FL Sober Homes Plead Guilty to Healthcare Fraud
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Sober homes and substance abuse treatment centers are great resources to keep former or potential offenders out of jail. Unfortunately, the former owner of two of these facilities in Florida, along with his wife and clinical director, used these resources to commit healthcare fraud, and now they are on their way jail themselves.

 

The centers were illegally owned by Kenneth Chatman, a convicted felon who recently pleaded guilty to charges related to the healthcare fraud scheme. Barry Gregory was the clinical director of the Reflections Treatment Center in Margate and the Journey to Recovery in Lake Worth.…

FEB. 3 2017
5 Common Healthcare Fraud Schemes in Florida and Beyond
5 Common Healthcare Fraud Schemes in Florida and Beyond
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Every year, health insurance premiums get more expensive. The cost of some prescription drugs is in the hundreds of dollars. Worse, even with insurance a trip to the doctor or dentist can end up resulting in you getting billed thousands. Why is healthcare so expensive?

 

Part of the exorbitant cost of healthcare comes from rampant fraud throughout the healthcare system itself. Every year, healthcare fraud costs Americans tens of billions of dollars, with numbers reaching into the hundreds of billions. Yes, that is billions with a “B.”

 

This fraud comes in many forms. With so much money pouring …