What is the penalty for submitting false timesheets.

Asked over 1 year ago - Kingston, NY

submitting extra hours on timesheets and signing patients name while working for healthcare ageny as a personal care aide.

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . Every case is different. It is likely a felony. Depending on the amount in question probation is a possible outcome.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 16 years. I was... more
  2. Arthur H. Forman

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    Answered . If there is medicaid or medicare funding for the patient, you could be arrested for criminal fraud.

  3. Ryan M. Finn

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    Answered . This could be a major issue for you and your employer. I would call an attorney right away to discuss your options. You may qualify as a whistleblower if your employer is asking or suggesting that you do this. Feel free to give me a call or email if you would like.

    PLEASE READ THIS DISCLAIMER * I very much like to offer my advice and guidance to those in need. It is why... more

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