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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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
Patient and Insurance Refunds - Are you doing it right?
"I have noticed an increase in the number of cases involving theft of patient and insurance refunds over the last 2 years."Bill HiltzHere are are a few suggestions to help when processing refunds: Secure your merchant terminal so employees cannot issue a refund to a credit or debit card without...  Read More
Dental Embezzlement Red Flag Assesssment
For Dentists and Practice Owners I am really happy to announce our Many of the embezzlement red-flags are common across to all businesses, others are specific to dentistry.  This assessment has both. Learn more:  Key Points:                       I keep updating this tool, so check back whenever...  Read More
#TIPS to help you manage fraud, embezzlement, waste and abuse in your dental practice.
#TIPS intended to help you manage fraud, embezzlement, waste, abuse; and help keep your practice safe. Visit online:   Read More
The most powerful embezzlement deterrent ever!
Every employee that steals follows the same pattern of thinking.Motive –> Opportunity -> RationalizeMotiveThe employee feels pressured to steal. The reasons vary, and the list is extensive. Often the employee needs money to satisfy a debt, make up for a loss of spousal income, wanting to satisfy an...  Read More
The most powerful embezzlement deterrent ever!
Every employee that steals follows the same pattern of thinking.Motive –> Opportunity -> RationalizeMotiveThe employee feels pressured to steal. The reasons vary, and the list is extensive. Often the employee needs money to satisfy a debt, make up for a loss of spousal income, wanting to satisfy an...  Read More
This excerpt was taken from a client “assessment” interview I conducted about 5 years ago.This dentist suspected his office manager was stealing. His suspicions were correct, he just did not know it yet. In this part of the assessment interview, I’m asking him about check writing...  Read More

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