Dialogue Volume 14 Issue 1 2018 - Page 60

DISCIPLINE SUMMARIES DR. GERARD MICHAEL MACNEIL PRACTICE LOCATION: Dorchester AREA OF PRACTICE: General Practice HEARING INFORMATION: Admission; Agreed Statement of Facts; Joint Submission on Penalty On December 20, 2016, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. MacNeil committed acts of profes- sional misconduct, in that he has been found guilty of an offence that is relevant to his suitability to practise; and he has engaged in conduct or an act or omission relevant to the practice of medicine that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reason- ably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishon- ourable or unprofessional. On March 5, 2010, Dr. MacNeil was criminally charged with defrauding the Ontario Health Insur- ance Plan (OHIP) of $483,915.65 for services not rendered between April 2007 and July 2008, contrary to Section 380(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada. On October 21, 2013, Dr. MacNeil pleaded guilty in the Ontario Court of Justice and was found guilty of the following provincial offences under the Health Insurance Act: β€’ Between April 1, 2007 and July 10, 2009, fail- ing to maintain records as may be necessary to demonstrate that a service for which he prepares or submits an account is the service that he pro- vided, contrary to section 37.1(2) of the Health Insurance Act, and thereby committed an offence pursuant to section 44 of that Act; and β€’ Between April 2, 2007 and June 18, 2009, know- ingly obtaining or attempting to obtain payment for any insured service that he was not entitled to obtain, contrary to Section 43(1) of the Health Insurance Act and thereby committed an offence pursuant to section 44 of the said Act. Dr. MacNeil Šé½ΉΩ₯Ρ₯½ΉΜέ•Ι”΅…‘”₯ΈΡ‘”Α±…”)½˜ Ι₯΅₯Ή…° ½‘”‘…ɝ•ΜΈ)ΥΙΡ‘•ΘΡΌ‘₯́Υ₯±ΡδΑ±•„…Ή½ΉΩ₯Ρ₯½Έ°ΘΈ5…Œ΄)9•₯°έ…́½Ι‘•Ι•ΡΌΑ…䁄™₯Ή”½˜€Δΐ°ΐΐΐέ₯Ρ‘₯Έ€ΘΠ)΅½ΉΡ‘Μ°…ΉΡΌ΅…­”Ι•ΝΡ₯ΡΥΡ₯½Έ₯ΈΡ‘”…΅½ΥΉΠ½˜(Ψΐ)%1=U%MMU€Δ°€ΘΐΔΰ(Μΰΐ°ΐΐΐΡΌΡ‘”5₯Ή₯ΝΡΙ䁽˜!•…±Ρ …Ή1½Ήœ΅Q•Ι΄) …Ι”…Ёё”Ι…Ρ”½˜Ή½Π±•Ν́ё…Έ€Τ°ΐΐΐΑ•Θ΅½ΉΡ Έ)•ΝΑ₯Ρ”‘…Ω₯Ήœ‰••Έ‘…ɝ•ΥΉ‘•ΘΡ‘” Ι₯΅₯Ή…°) ½‘”½Έ5…ɍ €Τ°€ΘΐΔΐ°ΘΈ5…9•₯°…ΉΝέ•Ι•ƒŠq9ΏŠt)½Έ5…δ€Μΐ°€ΘΐΔΐΡΌEΥ•ΝΡ₯½ΈΈ€Π€₯ΈΡ‘” ½±±•—ŠeΜ(ΘΐΔΐI•₯ΝΡΙ…Ρ₯½ΈI•Ή•έ…°½Ι΄°Ι••₯Ω•‰δΡ‘”) ½±±•”½Έ)ΥΉ”€Δ°€ΘΐΔΐΈEΥ•ΝΡ₯½ΈΈ€Π€…Ν­Μθ+ŠqM₯Ή”ΑΙ₯°€Δ°€Θΐΐ䰁‘…Ω”ε½Τ‰••Έ‘…ɝ•έ₯Ρ )…Ήδ½™™•Ή”₯Έ …Ή…‘„½Θ•±Ν•έ‘•Ι”°Ρ‘”™…Ρ́½˜)έ‘₯ ε½Τ‘…Ω”Ή½ΠΑΙ•Ω₯½Υͱ䁑₯͍±½Ν•ΡΌΡ‘” ½°΄)±•”ό€‘%Ή±Υ‘”…±°½™™•Ή•ΜΥΉ‘•ΘΡ‘” Ι₯΅₯Ή…° ½‘”)½˜ …Ή…‘„°Ρ‘” ½ΉΡΙ½±±•Ι՝́…ΉMΥ‰ΝΡ…Ή•ΜΠ°)Ρ‘”½½…ΉΙ՝́Π½ΘΡ‘”!•…±Ρ %ΉΝΥΙ…Ή”Π)½ΘΙ•±…Ρ•±•₯Ν±…Ρ₯½Έ₯Έ…ΉδAΙ½Ω₯Ή”½Θ©ΥΙ₯Ν‘₯Ρ₯½ΈΈ)%Έ…‘‘₯Ρ₯½Έ°₯Ή±Υ‘”…Ήδ½Ρ‘•Θ½™™•Ή•ΜΙ•±…Ρ•ΡΌΡ‘”)ΑΙ…Ρ₯”½˜΅•‘₯₯Ή”Έ§Št)IM=9L=HA91Qd)%ΈΡ‘₯́…Ν”°₯Ω•ΈΡ‘”Ω•Ι䁝Ʌٔ₯±°‘•…±Ρ ½˜ΘΈ)5…9•₯°…ΉΡ‘”­Ή½έ±•‘”Ρ‘…Ё‘”‘…́ɕΝ₯Ή•)™Ι½΄Ρ‘” ½±±•”…Ή•ΉΡ•Ι•…ΈΥΉ‘•ΙΡ…­₯ΉœΡΌ)Ή•Ω•ΘΙ•…ΑΑ±δ₯Έ=ΉΡ…Ι₯Ό½Θ…Ήδ½Ρ‘•Θ©ΥΙ₯Ν‘₯Ρ₯½Έ°)Ρ‘” ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”₯́ͅΡ₯Ν™₯•Ρ‘”ΑΥ‰±₯Œέ₯±°‰”ΑΙ½Ρ•Π΄)•°…ΉΡ‘…Ёё”ΑΥ‰±₯Œ₯ΉΡ•Ι•ΝЁѕΝЁ‘…́‰••Έ΅•ΠΈ)ΘΈ5…9•₯³Šé=!%@™Ι…Ր₯́ΥΡΡ•Ι±δΥΉ…•ΑΡ…‰±”Έ)!…ΘΈ5…9•₯°Ή½Π‰••Έ₯ΈΝՍ Ι…Ω”₯±°‘•…±Ρ )…ΉΝΡ₯±°…‰±”ΡΌΑΙ…Ρ₯Ν”°‘”έ½Υ±‘…Ω”™…•Ν•Ι₯½ΥΜ)Ν…ΉΡ₯½ΉΜΈQ‘•Ν”½Υ±‘…Ω”₯Ή±Υ‘•„Ν₯Ή₯™₯…ΉΠ)ΝΥΝΑ•ΉΝ₯½Έ…́ݕ±°…́½Ή½₯Ήœ΅½Ή₯Ρ½Ι₯Ήœ½˜‘₯́‰₯±°΄)₯ΉΜ°„Ι•ΑΙ₯΅…Ή°…Ή…Έ½Ι‘•ΘΡΌΑ…䁍½ΝΡΜΈ)=IH)Q‘”₯͍₯Α±₯Ή” ½΅΅₯ΡΡ•”‘₯Ι•Ρ•Ρ‘…Ёё•Ι”‰”ΉΌ)Α•Ή…±ΡδΈ)QΌΙ•…Ρ‘”™Υ±°‘•₯Ν₯½Έ°Α±•…Ν”ΌΡΌέέάΉΑΝΌΈ)½ΈΉ„ΈM•±•Π₯Ή„½Ρ½Θ…Ή•ΉΡ•Θ‘½Ρ½ΘΜΉ…΅”