How can white collar crimes affect your medical license?

On Behalf of | Mar 4, 2020 | Professional License Issues |

Some Pennsylvanian medical professionals may face charges related to white collar criminal activity. Not only do you risk time in jail and fines, but your medical license is also at stake. Today we will look at how and why white collar crimes affect your medical license.

White collar crime puts more than just your finances at risk. It puts your license at risk. In turn, this may ruin your career, reputation and even your life. Those facing white collar criminal charges will likely fight these charges tooth and nail. If convicted, it could mean you spent countless amounts of time and money getting your license for no reason. One single incident has the potential to ruin your life.

Some examples of white collar crimes that may result in license removal or suspension include:

  • Embezzlement
  • Medical insurance fraud
  • Fraud of other descriptions

Most white collar crimes in medical professions involve fudging numbers or other information. The intention is gaining money for yourself or your company and ripping off insurance. Of course, other types of crimes may put your license at risk as well. For example, it is well known that doctors convicted of DUI crimes can lose their right to practice in a state.

Are you interested in learning more about protecting your medical license? You can click the link here, if so. It will take you to our web page on professional license defense. There, you can read more about how medical boards may use white collar convictions against you. You can also learn how to defend yourself from this.