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Health care fraud is an intentional deception or misrepresentation that the individual or entity makes knowing that the misrepresentation could result in some unauthorized benefit to the individual, or the entity or to some other party.
The most common kind of fraud involves a false statement, misrepresentation or deliberate omission that is critical to the determination of benefits payable. Fraudulent activities are almost invariably criminal, although the specific nature or degree of the criminal acts may vary from state to state.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified health care fraud lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local health care fraud attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.