10 Tips to Avoid Embezzlement at Your Medical Practice

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Friday, July 6, 2018

Family members working at private medical practices are not an unusual case, but physicians need to be as diligent in keeping an eye on their kin as they are with other employees. Here’s a case in point.

A-51-year-old woman in Aspen Colo., pled guilty to theft after serving nine years as the office manager and bookkeeper of a medical private practice.  From July 2015 to December 2016, the 51-year- old stole $663,000; the woman was only prosecuted for the crimes she committed during this period. However, she confessed to police that she'd been taking money from her sister’s private practice since 2010.
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