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Episode 069: Checks and Balances and Embezzlement

July 19, 2019

On this episode, Laura Watkins observes the frightening topic of embezzlement and how it might be more common than you think. Watkins walks you through what embezzlement looks like and steps to take to ensure that your practice doesn’t fall victim.


The contents of this Podcast are intended for educational/informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Policyholders are urged to consult with their personal attorney for legal advice, as specific legal requirements may vary from state to state and/or change over time. All names have been changed to protect privacy.

About our Guest

Laura Watkins

Laura J. Watkins is a Senior Medical Practice Consultant in the Medical Practice Services department at SVMIC. Her background includes over 30 years of experience in healthcare especially in the area of revenue cycle management. She received her undergraduate degree from Murray State University. She is a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives and is a Certified Professional Coder. Laura currently serves as President Elect on the Board of Nashville Medical Group Management Association.

About our Host

Brian Fortenberry is Assistant Vice President of Underwriting at SVMIC where he assists in evaluating risk for the company and assisting policyholders with underwriting issues. He has been involved with medical professional liability insurance since 2007. Prior to his work at SVMIC, Brian worked in the clinical side of medicine and in broadcast media.

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