The Meister Law Offices have extensive experience successfully defending medical providers, pharmacists, hospitals and others against state and federal healthcare criminal charges. Steve Meister has represented providers and enterprises (such as hospitals) in cases involving the Controlled Substances Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the False Claims Act, ERISA, Medicare fraud and other matters. If you are a healthcare provider or healthcare enterprise and a government agency is paying unwanted attention you or your practice, you need to secure competent, experienced criminal defense counsel immediately, and start protecting yourself, your practice, your loved ones and your life’s work.
Steve has defended physicians and other providers in cases of felony charges of unlawful prescribing, money laundering, fraud, perjury, being under the influence of drugs or alcohol, DUI, drug possession and more.
Steve has also represented hospitals and physicians in complex federal investigations and audits involving physician-owned distributorships, medical device companies, Stark self-referral investigations, allegations of unnecessary surgery and the Anti-Kickback Statute, DEA investigations of pharmacies, California Board of Pharmacy and California Medical Board criminal investigations, and others.