Only a small percentage of providers or consumers commit healthcare fraud, but that small percentage can have a big impact. Learn how to avoid fraud and identity theft in your practice.
Fraud not only drives up the cost of dental coverage for your patients, it can directly affect your practice. Understanding fraud can help you keep your practice safe.
The following are signs of fraud that can occur in a dental office setting:
Learning about fraud is a great start. You can also:
Your patients can also be at risk for medical identity theft, which can lead to their benefits being depleted – leaving them without benefits when they need them.
Here's how to prevent identity theft in your practice:
We use various processes to help us uncover fraudulent behaviors and prevent fraud from driving up the cost of our plans, including: