Embezzlement case

An Unusual Case of Embezzlement

Employee theft is rampant among medical practices, primarily because most physicians assign bookkeeping responsibilities to their staff while they remain focused on patient care. In many smaller practices, the person who collects copays and deductibles is often the same person who posts charges and makes bank deposits. Temptation therefore abounds, especially when work goes unchecked.  A 2009 study by the…