Medical Practice Management
Jun 28

Embezzlement watch

Be sure to be on the lookout for "deleted" postings within the medical billing system. This is one way an employee can cover his or her tracks when taking cash from a patient (ex. copays at the front desk). They often delete the charge completely (and say patient was a no-show for example) or they delete the copayment completely and replace it with some type of credit adjustment.

About Reed Tinsley, CPA

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