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Warning Signs That Your Employees Are Stealing From You

Fraud in a Dental PracticeIn dental practices, like in any business, fraud can go on undetected for a long time if the warning signs are ignored.  Some of the common warning signs of fraud are:

  1. A sudden unexplained shortage in the cash account. It can lead to checks being returns, late tax payments, and supplier complaints of lack of payment.
  2. A drop in patient fees and profit margins. The fraudster may not be recording patient fees in the practice management system and pocketing the fees. Continue reading