Credit Opportunities


Earn up to 24 credit hours toward AHFI®Accreditation
Annual Training Conference: 16 credit hours
Optional Pre-Conference Half-Day Workshops: additional 4 hours.
Optional Pre-Conference Full-Day Workshops: additional 8 hours

All Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours earned through the NHCAA Institute Programs are applicable to the training requirements for professional designation by the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) as an Accredited Health Care Fraud Investigator (AHFI®). To maintain accreditation, AHFIs must earn at least 60 approved CPE hours, including 36 from the NHCAA Institute, during each 3-year period following initial accreditation. For more information on AHFI® Accreditation, upcoming test dates, and to apply, please visit, or contact NHCAA via email at


Sit for the AHFI® Exam at the Annual Training Conference
Exam Date: Friday, November 18 | 12:00 pm (paper exam)
Application Deadline: Monday, October 24, 2016

To request the AHFI Application for Accreditation kit, please email us at with your complete contact information.


AAPC Approved Logo

The Pre-Conference program Decoding the CPT® Medicine Section has been approved for 6.5 Continuing Education Units.

Granting of approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the Academy of the program, content or any program sponsor. To receive credit the appropriate AAPC evaluation form must be completed; the form will be available on the NHCAA Training Materials Portal at the Conference commencement.



National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

The NHCAA Institute has been approved as a NASBA registered sponsor and NHCAA Institute training programs have been added to the NASBA Registry. As a NASBA registered sponsor, we commit to the delivery of high quality continuing professional education in compliance with the Statement of Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards) and the program requirements of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.


Continuing Legal Education Credit

NHCAA may be able to provide CLE credits upon request. Please contact us at for CLE credits.


Meet Ethics Training Needs with NHCAA's Health Care Fraud Investigator Ethics Seminar
Friday, November 18, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

NHCAA will once again host the two (2) hour seminar on professional and investigative ethics for the health care fraud investigator. The program will combine lecture with group discussion and focus on practical ethical challenges faced by investigators in the areas of evidence, interviewing, professional and business activities, privacy, as well as review legal and regulatory requirements. This course is designed to meet the American Certified Fraud Examiner CFE ethics training requirement.

Please continue to check this website as more credit opportunities are announced as the program develops. NHCAA will apply for credits through the following groups:

  • Medical coding credits through the AAPC
  • The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)

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