Dentists Lionel Guedj and Carnot Guedj have been charged with “fraud” and “voluntary violence with a mutilation or permanent disability” and are at risk of 10 years in prison.
“”Public health issues“: Health insurance doctor painted a terrible portrait of”system“It was founded by two Marseille dentists since Monday, February 28th.safetyBy amputating hundreds of patients.
Sophie Rugieri, head of the Bouches-du-Rhone litigation department at the time of the incident, reported clinically accurately on the two-year investigation and expertise of her department in the Gezi Cabinet, upstream of the judicial investigation. .. Lionel Gezi, 41, and his father, Carnot Gezi, 70, said:scam” When “Intentional violence that results in a mutilation or permanent disability“.
They are at risk of 10 years in prison. “”Given the magnitude of the phenomenon, we can talk about public health issues.“Sophie Lugieri explained on Wednesday in front of the Criminal Court in Marseille, she said.Guedj system“was”Practicing the deactivation of a large number of non-diseased teeth with the aim of placing a large number of prostheses with no price restrictions and no high charges.“.
3 million euros compared to the average company’s 150,000-200,000 euros
“”Guedj’s company charged 28 times the average crown of its colleagues, and the commission was 14 times the average of the department.“After auditing the Cabinet from 2008 to 2010, I was underlining the now-deceased consulting dentist Isabelle Ferrari.”In 2010, sales of nearly 3 million euros were well above the second total of 1.6 million euros, compared to the average company’s 150,000 to 200,000 euros, leading the country at the top level. ..EUR“At the hearing, he insisted on Sophie Lugieri, stating that it was impossible to separate the participation of Carnot Gezi.
The amount of activity of the company is also “Secu“:”In 2009, the company claimed 30 to 50 daily actions in 68 days, 50 to 90 daily actions in 95 days, and 100 to 180 daily actions in 16 days.“. Based on the minimum time required for each act, without counting 500 brief consultations,”It took dentists 41 hours a day in 2009 and 52 hours a day in 2010 to do this.Simply impossible“.
“”What are the challenges of taking risks?“, Sophie Lugieri explained.”We waive our obligations of rigor and means when we thus connect actions to a large number of patients at such a rate and for such a long period of time.“, She summarized.”We now know the rest of the story“She concludes by referring to 322 ex-patients of doctor Gezi, who testified to their suffering and filed a civil suit to obtain compensation for their devastated lives.”Some young people have noticed that they have massively deactivated teeth, they have a destroyed mouth throughout their lives.If I come to testify today, it’s thinking of them“, She let go, a voice tied up by emotions.
During the initial investigation of 84 cases, 250 out of 30 files were noted for anomalies. Instead of making amends, Lionel Gezi said he was convinced of himself, but he was not afraid even if he threatened to file a complaint with a dental consultant. “”I am convinced of the dangers of dentist practice“Then, health insurance decided to control all actions before payment. This has not been mandatory since 2003. Of the 1074 invoices checked, 307 are for medical reasons. It will be a retake including 57 cases.
According to Sophie Ruggeri, the research task was complicated by the lack of supporting documents. The first x-rays that should indicate the condition of the teeth before surgery were absent and often unavailable, five of which were clearly counterfeit. As for the estimate of the work performed, few patients were able to provide it, and all the patients sent from the company were “Sign with the same hand“, She suggested and explained that they were fake. The trial is scheduled until April 8.