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Doctor Gets Three Years In Prison For Billing Medicare, Other Insurers $3 Million For Therapy Services Performed By Unqualified Personnel

NEWARK, N.J. - A doctor with offices in Paterson, Passaic, and Elizabeth was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for defrauding Medicare and private insurance companies out of $3 million by billing them for over 150,000 physical therapy sessions that were performed by unlicensed and unqualified personnel, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.


Action Details

  • Date:March 26, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions