Dental FraudBusters!
Dental FraudBusters!
"I am on a mission to help dentists better understand, prevent and confront issues related to fraud, embezzlement and employee dishonesty in their practice"
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Bill Hiltz
Bill Hiltz

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Fifty Shades of What?!
"Fifty Shades of Fraud" or "Fifty Shades of Error?All dentists lose money to one or the other.Does it matter if you lose $100 to fraud, or $100 to an error or omission?No, because the burn is, you're still out 100 dollars.When unnecessary mistakes are made repeatedly, and on a daily basis, the...  Read More
Which of these fraud (embezzlement) scenarios is worse?
Would you choose Ma Barker or Robin Hood?Which of these fraud scenarios is worse? If you had to, which one would you choose? #1: A patient pays $100. Your employee steals the $100 and records a write-off of $100 on the patient's ledger#2: A patient was expected to pay $500, and pays $400. Your...  Read More
47 year old female dentist sentenced to 30 months in jail for healthcare fraud.
47 year old female dentist sentenced to 30 months in jail for healthcare fraud.The dentist in this case did three things that landed her in prison. She:    1- fraudulently billed insurers for services never rendered    2- billed insurers for services rendered using inappropriate billing codes that...  Read More
How to steal from a dentist
This post discusses some of the schemes used by employees to steal from a dental practice. These methods are not specific to dentistry, nor do they require cunning skill and intellect to perform.I have been uncovering these schemes repeatedly in countless practices since 2004, so I feel it is...  Read More
Categories: fraud, theft, steal, embezzle, suspect
It's Friday - a good day to check your alarm logs!
It's Friday - a good day to check your alarm logs!Many offices give a key and alarm code to employees so they can open and close the office.  Contact your alarm company and ask them to send you the "alarm logs"   Most systems record 90 to 180 days of history. The alarm logs will show if an employee...  Read More

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