A Hawaii physical therapist has been indicted for allegedly scamming nearly $4 million from insurers and the federal government.
Court documents said Garrett Okubo and his company received about $3.7 million from HMSA, Tricare, Medicare and Medicaid over six years.
The problem? Those services were provided by unlicensed workers, the indictment says.
And a portion of those services were claimed while Okubo was traveling on the mainland or overseas, prosecutors said.
Okubo also allegedly over-billed insurers, saying that he was treating patients for longer than he actually was. And in at least one case, he said he treated a patient who never visited his clinics.
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