• There’s a Federal Agent at Your Door
  • March 7, 2018 | Author: Catherine M. Maraist
  • Law Firm: Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. - Baton Rouge Office
  • Few things can ruin a day faster than having a federal investigative agent show up at the door. In the current climate in which the government pushes hard to ferret out fraud, waste, and abuse in government health care programs, such an occurrence, though not inevitable, is not as rare as perhaps it once was. Because of this, health care lawyers need to understand the potential ramifications of all contact with federal investigators to best advise their clients who are likely (and understandably) panicking at the prospect of a federal investigation. The following overview provides a basic and very general outline of the significant points regarding the complicated world of federal investigations and the importance of seeking qualified counsel to assist as soon as an investigation comes to light.