Covid-19 screening test fraud: 500 pharmacists targeted – 08/06/2022 – News

08/06/2022 | Le Moniteur des ..

Francois Pouzaud

More than 340 pharmacies were checked following the billing by pharmacists of fictitious Covid-19 screening tests to health professionals. “Targeted controls are still in progress, there are still around 200 to be carried out”, indicates Philippe Besset, president of the Federation of Pharmaceutical Unions of France (FSPF), in view of the information communicated by Health Insurance. As a result of these first checks, more than twenty pharmacists have been pinned down but the sentences have not yet been pronounced. According to the Union of Dispensary Pharmacist Unions (USPO), 5 pharmacists incur criminal penalties in addition to one …


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  • 06/08/2022 at 6:24 PM

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    When you see that the profession is booming… But that it still suffers from a mixed image with many, it’s quite simply shameful for the profession.

  • 06/08/2022 at 7:52 PM

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    It is certain that this is inadmissible and must be punished with the greatest severity, but I find it just as inadmissible that the Health Insurance, which has computer tools infinitely more efficient than ours, did not detect the inconsistency of this overbilling. of 18,000,000 euros.

  • 06/08/2022 at 7:54 PM

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    To believe that some have an interest in casting shame on the profession…

  • 06/08/2022 at 20:01

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    PIPO74: I would bet rather for the heaviness and inefficiency of the French civil service.

  • 06/08/2022 at 09:17 PM
    Pascal Damy

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    I hope that these thieves will have exemplary and very heavy penalties. They destroy the image that we build day after day as healthcare professionals involved in the health of patients.

  • 06/08/2022 at 23:09

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    the sentences? permanent ban on practice and confiscation of the pharmacy
    To have had no other concern than to steal public money in such a dark period is inexcusable.

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