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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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
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
#16 • Fraud Prevention and your Practice Management Software
"Welcome, I hope that the tips and advice provided here are a benefit to you and your practice. If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact me for assistance"- Bill Hiltz  This post outlines a few of the things that you should do to protect your practice.Let’s start with the basics.First, you...  Read More
NEVER give employees authorization to use your company or personal credit cards
Half a million dollars, 5 years in prison.She used the doc's credit cards to pay for her son’s pre-school tuition which she deducted on her 2016 tax return. b*tch!The lesson here is NEVER give employees authorization to use your company or personal credit cards. If you must, then put controls on...  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
Still using a signature stamp in your practice??
The "dentist signature stamp" is considered by many to be a relic of the past, and almost every dental practice management consultant I've spoken with recommends that they are not used.Notwithstanding this, some offices still use a signature stamp for insurance verification purposes, which may also...  Read More

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