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.

View archived 2019 programs.

Excel Training: Techniques to Effectively Mine DataExcel
March 11 - 12
MicroTek Computer Lab
Washington, DC
Space limited to 30 participants

Hotel Rates
NHCAA does not have a host hotel or negotiated room rates associated with this program. 

This two-day program brings together investigators and analysts from the health care anti-fraud industry to learn how to effectively utilize Excel to arrange, analyze, and showcase health care fraud data. Each participant has their own workstation (computer provided) for hands-on training. Through the hands-on exercises, participants will be able to immediately apply the skills and concepts learned at this program.

  Member1 Government2 Non-Member3
Registration Rates  $775 $900 $1175

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Boot Camp for Health Care Fraud InvestigatorsBoot Camp
April 21 – April 23

The Westin Tampa Waterside
Tampa, FL

Hotel Rates*
Standard: $229
Government: $158

NHCAA’s Boot Camp is a three-day training program that anchors the path to becoming an AHFI® and shows participants the skills necessary to become a leader within any health care anti-fraud organization.

Designed for career switchers, inter-departmental transfers, or new college graduates with less than three years of experience in health care fraud, this program will help your newest team members acquire an understanding of the core competencies necessary to combat health care anti-fraud. Expert faculty lays the foundation for investigative strategy, recognizing fraud schemes, and deploying investigative skills.

Not sure if this is the right meeting for your new employees? Review our 2019 agenda.

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

Hotel Rates*
Hotel rates do not include state or local taxes, tourism fees, or service fees.  

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Schemes for Health Care Fraud Investigators & AnalystsSchemes
June 16 – 18
Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego, California

Hotel Rates*
Standard: $219
Government: $173

Each year NHCAA hosts a Schemes training offering investigators – law enforcement and health insurance - insights on detecting a variety of schemes through coding, analytics, and other red flags. During this three-day program, participants will hear detailed explanations of how a scheme operates so they can return to their office knowing how to find and investigate these schemes using their own claims data.

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

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Enhancing Your Skills: Managing & Navigating Complex InvestigationsSkills
August 4 – 5

Grand Hyatt Denver
Denver, Colorado

Hotel Rates*
Standard: $225
Government: $195

This program is designed to enhance the skills of middle managers and investigators on the rise. Content focuses on the skills necessary for complex investigations. Speakers, utilizing case studies, will unravel complex schemes through a focus on case management, internal collaboration, analytics, team development, and partnership with law enforcement. In addition, faculty will examine skills experienced anti-fraud professionals need, such as interviewing and negotiation, to conduct effective investigations.

  Member1 Government2 Non-Member3
Registration Rates  $850 $950 $1300

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Strengthening Your Data Analytics Strategies & TechniquesData
August 4 – 5

Grand Hyatt Denver
Denver, Colorado
Space limited to 75 participants

Hotel Rates*
Standard: $225
Government: $195

This new two-day program, geared towards experienced analysts, combines lecture, facilitated group discussion, and hands-on programming. By walking through case examples, participants will practice data analysis strategies and techniques to uncover leads and fraud schemes. In addition, they will better understand how data can be used through all phases of an investigation. Faculty will share their best practices to maximize fraud, waste, and abuse analytics, organize and present data, and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders.

Participants will need to bring their own laptop for hands-on work.

  Member1 Government2 Non-Member3
Registration Rates  $850 $950 $1300

All tuition-free registrations will require a $250 tech fee to assist with the additional costs to support a hands-on training. 

Hotel Rates*
Hotel rates do not include state or local taxes, tourism fees, or service fees.

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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.