Richard Harrow

About Richard Harrow

Rich is Of Counsel to our health and criminal law practice groups in the Albany office. In addition to focusing on Medicare, Medicaid and False Claims prosecutions and investigations, and corporate compliance, Rich works with the firm's white collar criminal defense attorneys where he represents individuals and entities in every stage of criminal and regulatory investigations and prosecutions

Pitfalls of an Inventory Case in Criminal Prosecution

Two recent Medicaid and Medicare fraud prosecutions from the New York County District Attorney’s Office and the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York both allege that the defendant pharmacists and their respective pharmacies submitted false claims to Medicaid and Medicare for services not rendered.  That is, prescriptions were billed, but not […]

Medicaid Fraud: Grand Larceny or Is Another Doctor Just Getting Played?

The recent June 3, 2011 indictment of Suresh Hemrajani, a Washington Heights doctor, by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, at first glance appears to be simply another Medicaid doctor accused of stealing $700,000 from Medicaid by billing and writing expensive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prescriptions for “patients” who did not actually have AIDS.  A closer […]