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What Does Bad Ethics in a Dental Practice Look Like?

Is healthcare fraud always caused by a disgruntled employee? Surprisingly not. If the opportunity is seen, and the need is real, an entire group of people can rationalize that their fraud is somehow different than real fraud.  So what does bad ethics in a dental practice look like?

At the Anderson Dental Center, Anderson, Indiana, fraud was a group exercise; an area of expertise for the entire practice. Though the case goes back a couple of years, it shows how unethical behavior can infect the very soul of healthcare and of a medical or dental practice. It is important to say that the case was not brought about because of professional incompetency, but by greed.

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