Online NETS

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In-Person NETS

Tuition-Free registrants must use the registration form to register for Online NETS programs. Paid registrants may also register online, using the links provided below (coming soon).

All programs are taught at a Level II:

Level II - Some investigative / health care / coding expertise is assumed, and training content is focused on the investigative process, using case examples to highlight investigative strategy and techniques.

 NASBA Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge & Applications

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

View our FAQ webpage to see if your Online NETS question has already been answered. If not, email the education team at training@nhcaa.org.

 

2015 PROGRAMS
Interviewing Techniques
Tuesday, February, 24 | 2:00 p.m. ET
CPEs: 2

Understand what an interview should achieve and how to prepare for, conduct, and write up interviews with various subjects (witnesses, physicians, patients, etc.). Faculty will address ways to avoid common pitfalls in interviews; telephone interviewing techniques will also be discussed.

Faculty

James McCall, AHFI
Director, Payment Integrity, Fraud Analytics
Emdeon

Coding Clinic for Health Care Fraud Investigators
Tuesday, March 31 | 1:00 p.m. ET
CPEs: 2

This annual program covers current coding concerns in the health care anti-fraud industry. Faculty will address important 2015 coding changes critical to fraud investigations, problematic codes and modifiers through specialty area examples, and discuss the newest codes on their radar for misuse or abuse.

Data Mining Techniques
Wednesday, April 22 | 2:00 p.m. ET
CPEs: 2

Faculty will demonstrate a variety of techniques to visualize suspicious patterns in claims data. Understand how data patterns look across an assortment of schemes spanning several specialty areas. Faculty will also be leveraged in negotiations and prosecutions.

Inpatient Facility Schemes
Thursday, June 11 | 1:00 p.m. ET
CPEs: 2

Explore fraud schemes unique to hospitals, diagnostic centers, skilled nursing facilities and ambulatory surgery centers. Recognize what investigative strategies are most effective in these settings and learn how to interpret records and documentation associated with facility claims.

Home Health Fraud
Tuesday, September 29 | 2:00 p.m. ET
CPEs: 2

Learn how to identify home health red flags within your system, common areas of vulnerability, and the expanding scope of schemes through case examples. Understand how to identify and prevent this fast growing, but hard to uncover, challenge.

Supplemental Coverage Concerns and Crossover
Thursday, October 22 | 2:00 p.m. ET
CPEs: 2

Examine fraud schemes and red flags in a variety of products including critical illness and indemnity insurance. Through case studies, understand where crossover with medical claims exists, ways to spot areas of concern, and how to work with providers of supplemental coverage to stop fraud and recover funds.

Faculty

Taryn Risucci, MBA, AHFI, MPM, PMP
VP, Supplemental Operations
HealthMarkets

REGISTRATION RATES
Tuition-Free* NHCAA Member1 Government2 Non-Member3
Registration is not available online, please download registration form. $179.00 $179.00 $379.00

Each additional line is $79.00.

*Tuition-Free Registrations: Dues paying Member Organization can designate up to two tuition-free registrations per program. Dues paying Affiliate Members can designate one tuition-free registration per program. All Individual Members, Law Enforcement Liaisons, Premier Supporting and Supporting Members and non-members, including state and local, state and federal public agencies, wishing to participate will need to submit a registration form and applicable payment. All participants may purchase additional lines.

1Member Rate applies to all NHCAA Member Organizations, Affiliate Members, Individual Members, Premier Supporting Members and Supporting Members.

2Government Rate applies to NHCAA Law Enforcement Liaisons and other attendees from local, state and federal public agencies.

3 Non-Member participants must occupy a professional position with a private for-profit or not-for-profit health care reimbursement organization, in a local, state or federal law enforcement, prosecutorial, a regulatory agency or in a professional disciplinary organization. All registrations will be reviewed to ensure these eligibility requirements are met. If you are not in one of these positions, but wish to attend, please email us at: training@nhcaa.org.

 

REGISTER
  1. Register Online: If you are paying to attend (not utilizing tuition-free seats) you can use the links in the program section above to register online.
  2. Fax: Fill out & print completed registration form. Fax form along with credit card payment information or purchase order to 202.785.6764.
  3. Email: Email your completed registration form along with purchase order to training@nhcaa.org
  4. Mail: Fill out & print completed registration form. Mail form along with payment information to NHCAA, 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 1120, Washington, DC 20005. Make check payable to "The NHCAA Institute"

Registration Policies

Substitution
To request a substitution, you must provide WRITTEN NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTION to the NHCAA Institute 24 hours before the webinar is scheduled. Please email training@nhcaa.org to request a substitution.

Cancellation
For paying registrants, to cancel and obtain a full refund you must provide WRITTEN NOTICE OF CANCELLATION to The NHCAA Institute 24 hours before the webinar is scheduled. If you cancel in writing after that date, but before the program begins, you will receive a 50% refund, minus a $25.00 administrative fee. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received after the program convenes.

To cancel please email training@nhcaa.org or mail to The NHCAA Institute NETS Registration at 1201 New York Ave., NW, Suite 1120, Washington, DC 20005.

COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS

Full Adobe Connect Tech Specs

Equipment Requirements: In order to participate in the Webinar you must have two separate connections; one telephone line with Touch-Tone or one cellular telephone for the audio connection and a computer, laptop, or tablet that connects to the Internet.

Windows

  • 1.4GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows XP
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended) for Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10, 11; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2+

Mac OS

  • 1.83GHz Intel CoreT Duo or faster processor
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • Mac OS X 10.7.4, 10.8, 10.9
  • Mozilla Firefox; Apple Safari; Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.2+

Additional requirements

Bandwidth: 512Kbps for participants, meeting attendees, and end users of Adobe Connect applications.

Connection: DSL/cable (wired connection recommended) for Adobe Connect presenters, administrators, trainers, and event and meeting hosts.