Compliance & Fraud
The Detroit law firm of Ottenwess Law provides trusted guidance to our clients, helping them develop, implement and enhance corporate compliance programs to meet rigorous regulatory demands. We also represent clients targeted for audits and those investigated for fraud by state or federal regulators.
Our knowledgeable lawyers are well-versed in the complex network of state and federal laws governing healthcare. The result is thorough and effective compliance plans, training programs, policies and procedures related to specific compliance risk areas and consistent with the unique needs and resources of a particular client which may include:
- Medicare, Medicaid and third-party payer reimbursement
- Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party payer billing
- Licensure and accreditation
- Stark Law, False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute
- Record keeping and reporting
Our legal team provides guidance concerning internal investigations, including revising procedures and applying internal disciplinary measures. If applicable, our attorneys will provide direction on voluntary government disclosures of actual or potential violations, followed by assistance in the preparation, submission and resolution of such disclosures and the return of any overpayments.
We also represent clients who are under investigations initiated by state and federal agencies as well as clients who need effective representation during administrative proceedings. Our lawyers have a record of success in the courtroom, and we can negotiate penalties, fines and alternative resolutions on your behalf.