December 2, 2014
Luis Duluc, a Florida owner and operator of multiple physical therapy rehabilitation facilities, was sentenced to serve 11 years in prison for his role in organizing a $28.3M Medicare fraud scheme involving physical and occupational therapy services. Duluc was chairman and president of a Delaware holding company known as Ulysses Acquisitions Inc.
which was used to purchase comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities and outpatient physical therapy providers, including West Coast Rehab Inc.
in Fort Myers, Florida; Rehab Dynamics Inc.
in Venice, Florida;Polk Rehabilitation Inc.
in Lake Wales, Florida; and Renew Therapy Center
of Port St. Lucie LLC in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Duluc admitted that he and his co-conspirators paid kickbacks to obtain, and stole, the personal identifying information of Medicare beneficiaries and used this information to create and submit false claims to Medicare through the clinics owned by Ulysses Acquisitions. DOJ