April NETS

April 16 -18 | Chicago, Illinois

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PROGRAMS

Part D Fraud

April 16
1 day | 8 CPEs
Level II

Focus on pharmacy issues related to Part D. Explore the MEDIC relationship and best practices, understand how to prepare for audits, and discuss CMS program integrity efforts in addition to Part D pharmacy fraud schemes.

Part D Agenda

Pharmacy Fraud

April 17
1 day | 8 CPEs
Level II

Discover emerging issues and explore investigating strategies, retail pharmacy auditing, and fraud schemes inherent within pharmacies. Join in roundtable discussions on the pharmacy/PBM relationship and diversion issues.

Pharmacy Fraud Agenda

Supplemental & Individual Products Fraud

April 18
1 day | 8 CPEs
Level II

Examine fraud schemes and red flags in a variety of supplemental and individual products. Faculty will discuss limited policies on cancer and other critical illnesses, health exchanges, enrollee fraud, including agent/enrollee collusion, disability and dental.

Supplemental & Individual Products Fraud Agenda

AHFI RECOMMENDEDAHFI® Preparatory Course

April 18
1 day | 8 CPEs
Level II

Prepare to sit for the Accredited Health Care Fraud Investigator (AHFI®) Exam by participating in this full day preparatory program designed to highlight key content areas on the AHFI® Examination. Expert faculty will lead sessions on coding and medical terminology, health care fraud federal and state regulations, health insurance and health care system overview and the basic investigative skills. AHFI® candidates will have the opportunity to take the AHFI® Examination at the conclusion of the Prep Program. More information on the Exam will be posted as it becomes available. For more information on the AHFI® go to www.nhcaa.org/AHFI.

NOTE: You must apply for the AHFI designation prior to sitting for the exam. To request an application, email training@nhcaa.org.

AHFI® Prep Agenda

April Case Discussion Roundtable Meeting

Case Discussion Roundtable Meetings provide an opportunity for both our private and public sector members to come together to share information and discuss active health care fraud investigations as well as schemes, trends, and fraud patterns. In an effort to expand and enhance the benefits of the Case Discussion Roundtable Meetings to include more staff from Special Investigation Units (SIUs), Case Discussion Roundtable Meetings will be held in conjunction with each of the scheduled 2013 National Education & Training Series (NETS) programs and the 2013 Annual Training Conference.

Case Discussion Roundtable Meetings are for employees of NHCAA's Corporate Member Organizations who have signed an Information Sharing Agreement and NHCAA's Law Enforcement Liaisons (LELs). Attendees are grouped by geographic regions. Each group discusses cases and trends they are experiencing. Issues that may cross regional boundaries or between different public and private insurance products are documented and then shared with the entire group during the last phase of the meeting. These meetings are invitation only. The next Case Discussion Roundtable Meeting will be held the afternoon of Tuesday, April 16, 2013. If you would like to receive an invitation, please contact Brian Viggiano, Deputy Director of Anti-Fraud Initiatives, via email at bviggiano@nhcaa.org.

REGISTRATION RATES
  Member1 Government2 Non-Member3
1 Program $395 $455 $595
2 Programs $770 $885 $1170
3 Programs $1,145 $1,325 $1,695

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.

REGISTER

4 Ways to Register

  1. Online: Register online via secure transactions starting mid-January. Please have a Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express card available
  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, Ste 1120, Washington, DC 20005. Make check payable to "The NHCAA Institute". Registration forms will be available on November 5, 2012.

Substitution & Cancellation Policy

Registration Deadline for Participant Roster: Tuesday, April 2, 2013. NHCAA accepts registrations after this date; however, NHCAA may not be able to include your contact information in the participant roster or have a certificate of completion on-site for you.

Cancellation

To cancel and obtain a full refund, minus a $75.00 administrative fee, you must provide WRITTEN NOTICE OF CANCELLATION to The NHCAA Institute by the Registration, Substitution and Cancellation Cut-off Date (see above). If you cancel in writing after that date, but before the program begins, you will receive a 50% refund, minus a $75.00 administrative fee. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received after the program convenes. To cancel please email the Manager, Administrative Services, at training@nhcaa.org or mail the NHCAA Institute - NETS at 1201 New York Ave., NW Suite 1120, Washington, DC 20005.

Substitution

To request a substitution, you must provide WRITTEN NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTION to the NHCAA Institute by the Registration, Substitution and Cancellation Cut-off Date (see above). All substitutions received after the cut-off date will be assessed a $75.00 fee. Please email the Manager, Administrative Services at training@nhcaa.org to request a substitution or mail the NHCAA Institute - NETS at 1201 New York Ave., NW Suite 1120, Washington, DC 20005.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS & INFORMATION

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
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888.421.1442

Negotiated Hotel Rate Deadline

All NHCAA rate negotiated hotel rooms are sold on a first come, first serve basis. Rooms will be available until Monday, March 25, 2013 or until sold-out.

Participants booking a room should identify themselves as being with the NHCAA Institute. Federal employees or those qualified to utilize the government rate, should identify themselves as a "NHCAA Government" attendee.

Room Rates

Standard Single/Double: $179.00*
Government Single/Double: Prevailing government per diem

Check-in: 3:00 p.m. | Check-out: 12:00 p.m.

Parking

Valet-parking: $52 per day

Airport

O'Hare International Airport - ORD

  • Distance to hotel: 20 miles
  • Estimated taxi fare one-way: $45
  • Website: http://ohare.com/

Chicago Midway Airport - MDW

*IMPORTANT: Be advised that Web site URLs, taxi fares, parking costs, check-in & check-out times, and prices quoted below, with the exception of NHCAA blocked hotel rooms, may be changed at the vendors' discretion. Please confirm all costs associated with your travel prior to attending the program.