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Accused of Healthcare Fraud? Let Bynum & Jenkins Law Defend You!

Medicare and Medicaid are U.S. federal benefits programs worth billions of dollars, which is why healthcare fraud commonly occurs every year. If you or a loved one is currently under investigation for potential healthcare fraud, a conviction can result in severe criminal penalties from federal court, which is why it is important to seek legal representation from an experienced federal crime lawyer.

Bynum & Jenkins Law has provided aggressive and personalized legal counsel for residents in Alexandria and the surrounding area since 1999. Our legal team has 26 years of experience defending clients against complex legal matters, including several types of federal crimes. We are ready to investigate your case, collect and examine evidence, and build an effective and strong defense strategy to get the outcome and justice you deserve.

Contact us today at (703) 537-5522 for a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

What is Healthcare Fraud?

Healthcare fraud is a federal crime that entails filing a claim for financial gain or some sort of benefit. Although it is possible for someone accused of healthcare fraud to be charged with Virginia state penalties, most cases of healthcare fraud involving Medicare or Medicaid will result in federal charges.

Types of Healthcare Fraud

The most common forms of healthcare fraud include:

  • Medical billing errors
  • Overbilling for medical services
  • Inflating costs for medical procedures
  • Charging for services the patient failed to receive
  • Performing unnecessary medical procedures
  • Falsifying diagnoses patient records
  • Accepting or offering kickbacks for patient referrals

What are the Penalties for Healthcare Fraud?

Healthcare fraud carries extremely harsh penalties. For example, making a false claim or statement on a Medicaid or Medicare claim is federal offense, punishable by a maximum federal prison term of 10 years and a fine of up to $500,000 per offense for individuals, while groups can be fined up to millions or billions of dollars. If a healthcare fraud leads to another person’s serious injury or death, then a conviction can result in federal imprisonment for up to 20 years.

Protecting the Rights of Healthcare Providers in Virginia & Washington D.C.

It is not uncommon for an honest mistake, billing error, or omission to be viewed as a criminal offense. Remember, there must be intention behind the act or else your case will be dismissed. Let our Alexandria healthcare fraud defense attorneys protect your rights and freedom against false accusations.

Contact us today for more information about our federal criminal defense services.

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    Robert L. Jenkins, JR.


    Mr. Jenkins actively handles a variety of white collar crime matters in both state and federal courts. He is a graduate of the National Law Center at the George Washington University. Over the last 25 years Mr. Jenkins has successfully defended individuals accused of embezzlement, wire fraud , bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud , conspiracy , theft of government property, aggravated identity theft, and tax related violations . He has tried more than 100 jury trials. In addition, Mr. Jenkins litigates ...
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    Kenneth D. Bynum


    Kenneth D. Bynum, a native of Goffstown, New Hampshire, is a graduate of the George Williams College in Downers Grove, Illinois. Mr. Bynum earned a Bachelors of Science in both Applied Behavioral Science and Leisure and Environmental Resources Administration at the George Williams College in 1978. In 1995 he received the Alumni of the Year Award, the College’s highest honor. He received his Juris Doctor from Howard School of Law in 1983. While in law school Mr. Bynum was selected as a member of ...
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    Madison Gibbs


    Madison Gibbs graduated magna cum laude from North Carolina A&T State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications, and earned her law degree from Howard University School of Law. Ms. Gibbs placed first at the 2017 William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition in St. Paul, Minnesota, was a Charles Hamilton Houston National Moot Court team member, and a Criminal Justice Clinic student attorney. The former Miss Black USA 2015, Goodwill Ambassador to Sierra ...

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