AHFI Prep Course

The NHCAA Accredited Health Care Fraud Investigator (AHFI®) Prep Course is a one-day intensive program designed to highlight key content areas on the AHFI® Examination. Experienced faculty will discuss the key areas addressed in the AHFI® exam enabling you to feel better prepared for the AHFI® Exam. Sessions focus on coding and medical terminology, health care fraud federal and state regulations, and health insurance post-health care reform. Faculty also provide training on the key investigative skills.

Registering for the AHFI Prep Course does NOT automatically sign you up for taking the exam.

  • To sit for the exam you must submit an application to the AHFI® committee and have it accepted.
  • To receive an AHFI® application kit please email AHFI@nhcaa.org.
  • The application and exam fee does not include registration for the Prep Course. These are two different registrations. 

October 30, 2018
Anaheim Marriott
Anaheim, California 
8 CPEs | Level II

Please take note of dates below:

October 29, 2018
Last AHFI® Prep Course for this exam

December 19, 2018
Application deadline for this version of the AHFI® exam

Saturday, February 9 and Saturday, March 2, 2019
Remote testing period

June 2019
New AHFI® Prep Course and Exam Launched

Application deadline to test at Anaheim Marriott is now CLOSED.  

Attention AHFI Candidates - new exam will be released in June 2019

Please note that the last time to take the AHFI® Prep Course prior to the release of the new exam in June 2019 will be at the Annual Training Conference in Anaheim, California on Monday, October 29, 2018. Deadline for testing at the ATC has passed.

Applications are being accepted for the remote testing window in early 2019.
Deadline: December 19, 2018
Testing Window: Saturday, February 9, 2019 through Saturday, March 2, 2019

To sit for the AHFI® examination, your completed application must be accepted by the NHCAA AHFI® Committee. For more information and to request an application kit please, visit The AHFI Exam webpage.


  Member1 Government2
AHFI® Prep Course Rates $425 $425
AHFI® Application & Examination Rates $975 $725

1NHCAA Member rate applies to all NHCAA Member Organizations, Affiliate Members, Individual Members, Platinum 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.
3Non-Member participants must occupy a professional position with a private for-profit or not-for-profit health care reimbursement organization, or in a local, state or federal law enforcement, prosecutorial, or 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.

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The AHFI Prep Course is awarded 8 CPE Credits.

The NHCAA Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.