The Overlooked Basics
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Preventing Embezzlement

Preventing Embezzlement

12/6/2017 8:59:52 AM   |   Comments: 0   |   Views: 96
        
  • There are many opportunities for employee embezzlement to occur in a dental practice. There are, however, certain steps you can take to help prevent employee embezzlement. You must be diligent.
        
        
        
  • Make smart hiring decisions.
         
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  • Screen all potential employees.
         
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  • Conduct background checks on all employees.
         
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  • Educate yourself on how employees embezzle.
         
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  • Protect your signature and identity.
         
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  • Learn how to use your computer system.
         
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  • Check your day sheets, audit changes, preview daily reports and question all adjustments.
         
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  • Make sure to verify all credit card charges.
         
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  • Be visible, vary your schedule, practice what you preach.
 
A practice owner must take the necessary steps to prevent embezzlement. Review your policies and procedures, and begin implementing the specific preventative safeguards.


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