OPP charge Dorchester doctor with fraud

ORILLIA, ON, March 5 /CNW/ - Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Health Fraud Investigation Unit have charged a Dorchester doctor with Fraud Over $5,000 contrary to the Criminal Code.

The OPP investigation revealed that between 2007 and 2008, a doctor submitted billings to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) for medical services that were not rendered.

Doctor Gerard MacNeil, age 49, of Dorchester is scheduled to appear in court on April 8, 2010 at the Ontario Court of Justice in London.

The Anti-Rackets Health Fraud Investigation Unit is comprised of OPP investigators who investigate allegations of fraud relating to the Ontario Health Care System on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

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SOURCE Ontario Provincial Police

For further information: For further information: OPP Detective Staff Sergeant Scott James, Health Fraud Investigation Team, Phone: (705) 329-6421


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