LOS ANGELES CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAW BLOG

Fraud by health care providers

Residents of California should understand that fraud happens in the health care space. Normally, people associate fraud with purely financial crimes where a person deceives in order to get money or other things of value. Medical professionals are supposed to act in...

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What does passive bribery involve?

The typical image of bribery involves someone offering cash or perks as a way to procure something illegally. California "bribe-givers" don't usually operate in a vacuum. Bribery requires more than one participant to occur. The person receiving the bribe may break the...

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What is a health care provider scheme?

When California health care providers render a service, they usually bill the patient's insurance company. Typically, the insurance company pays their portion of the expenses and moves on. However, some providers deliberately bill the insurance company for false...

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