In-Person Programs

The NHCAA Institute for Health Care Fraud Prevention - through the National Education and Training Series (NETS) - offers unique training opportunities for you and your team. Dive into the health care fraud challenges, gain new skills, and refresh your investigative strategies at our in-person programs.

Ideal for learning
Program formats are interactive and incorporate roundtables, case studies, and hands-on learning. Our programs provide the invaluable opportunity for health care anti-fraud professionals to network with one another, keeping abreast of industry trends while earning Continuing Professional Education credits (CPEs).

Designed for different levels of experience 
Whether you are entry level or a highly experienced investigator, NHCAA offers training that meets your needs.

  • Level I - Little or no investigative / health care / IT expertise is expected, terms and acronyms are defined, concepts are explained in greater detail, and the education focus is on investigative skills.
  • 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.
  • Level III - Designed to meet the needs of senior investigators and managers, with a focus on synthesizing ideas and exploring strategies, concepts and information needed to direct a health care fraud investigative unit.

AHFI® Prep Course
May 7, 2019

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
Phoenix, Arizona

The NHCAA AFHI® Prep Course is a one-day intensive program designed to highlight key content areas on the newly reformatted AFHI® Examination. Experienced faculty teach about the key areas addressed in the AFHI® exam enabling you to feel better prepared for the Accredited Health Care Fraud Investigator (AFHI®) 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.

Hotel Rate
Standard: $215, plus applicable taxes and fees.
Government: $133* or prevailing government per diem.

Cost does not include a 13.92% in state and local taxes and a $2 per day housekeeping fee.

Registration Rate Member1 Government2
  $425 $425

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Boot Camp for the Health Care Fraud InvestigatorBoot Camp
May 7-9, 2019

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
Phoenix, Arizona

NHCAA’s Boot Camp is a three-day training program designed to help your newest team members acquire an understanding of the core competencies necessary to combat health care fraud. It is a unique opportunity to invest in building your team’s skills. Participants will return to their team with a thorough understanding of fraud in the health care system and the applicable laws for investigations. In addition, they will be able to explain common health care fraud schemes, implement basic investigative strategies to enhance fraud detection and investigation, evaluate cases for merit, detect potential red flags in medical and billing records, and identify appropriate resources to assist in fraud detection and investigation.

Hotel Rate
Standard: $215, plus applicable taxes and fees.
Government: $133* or prevailing government per diem.

Cost does not include a 13.92% in state and local taxes and a $2 per day housekeeping fee.

Registration Rates Member1 Government2 Non-Member3
  $1125 $1350 $1600

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Enhancing Skills & Maximizing Investigative StrategyEnhancing Skills
June 11-13, 2019

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana

This event is comprised of three, one-day, focused programs that hone skills of investigators through understanding the components of complex investigations, examining critical data for financial exposure to new fraud trends (or twists on old ones), and ways to refine critical investigative skills. 

Programs

Managing Complex Investigations
This program will delve into the skills needed to investigate complex cases like telemarketing and enrollment schemes. The training will focus on case management skills, internal collaboration, external collaboration with law enforcement, and team development in addition to breaking down best practices for investigating these schemes.

Examining Schemes in Health Care Fraud
This program will focus on schemes, both new and twists on old favorites, that are coming down the pike. Faculty will focus on how to find these schemes and limit exposure through proactive measures.

Advancing your Investigative Skills
Driven by case study examples and group discussion, this program will help investigators or analysts take leading roles in complex investigations. Some of the topics faculty will focus on are telephone interviewing, negotiation techniques, and conflict resolution.

Hotel Rate
Standard: $219, plus applicable taxes and fees.
Government: $119* or prevailing government per diem.

Cost does not include a 17% in state and local taxes.

Registration Rates  Member1 Government2 Non-Member3
One Day Program $395 $475 $595
Two Day Program $775 $900 $1175
Three Day Program $1125 $1350 $1600

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Schemes for Health Care Fraud Investigators & AnalystsSchemes
August 20-22, 2019

Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, Florida 

This annual three-day program is filled with schemes, red flags, analytics, and case studies that prepare participants for unique and challenging cases. In 2019 an even greater focus will be placed on analytical and data mining skills as well as clinical sessions. This program will help attendees track the evolution of health care fraud and determine what to investigate in their own claims systems.

Hotel Rate
Standard: $179, plus applicable taxes and fees.
Government: $122* or prevailing government per diem.

Cost does not include a 12.5% in state and local taxes.

Registration Rates Member1 Government2 Non-Member3
  $1125 $1350 $1600

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Registration Category

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.