Programs

We are proud to announce our 2020 training schedule. Plan now to ensure you can take advantage of all NHCAA's educational programs next year. Please note, all registration rates are subject to change, please use the provided 2019 rates as a guide for your budgeting process.

Member Organizations receive up to two tuition-free seats for webinars and many of our in-person programs. Review member benefits or speak with your Membership Forum Representative to learn about tuition-free seats for your organization.

Follow the pathway to identify which program is best for you

For 2020, NHCAA will host 12 ninety-minute (90) webinars lead by industry experts. These webinars will be held at 2:00 pm ET. Participants will:

  • Interact with speakers using a Q&A feature via the webinar
  • Follow along with presentation material via the webinar
  • Earn 1.5 CPE credits and, when appropriate, AAPC or other continuing education credits
  • Receive access to the webinar recording for 30 days post-webinar

Registration Rates
Member Organizations and Law Enforcement Liaisons do receive a limited number of tuition-free registrations for each webinar. Speak with your Membership Forum Representative or webinar registration contact to learn how registration for tuition-free seat(s) is coordinated.

  Member1 Government2 Non-Member3
Registration Rates $200 $200 $250
Additional phone line (per webinar) $100 $100 $100

Visit the Webinars webpage for dates and descriptions. 

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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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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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 2020 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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AHFI® Prep Course

The Accredited Health Care Fraud Investigator (AHFI®) Prep Course is a one-day intensive program designed to highlight key content areas of the newly reformatted AHFI® Exam. Experienced faculty review several areas from the exam, enabling you to feel better prepared to test. This course serves as a ‘refresher’ on information that a seasoned investigator would already know. You do not need to be accepted to take the AHFI® Exam in order to participate in the Prep Course. NHCAA will not offer a test in person after the Prep Courses; all testing occurs at remote testing centers.

Interested in applying to become an AHFI®? Review our About AHFI webpage.

2020 AHFI® Prep Course Locations

June 16
The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego, California

Hotel Rates*
Standard: $219
Government: $173


November 17
Hyatt Regency
New Orleans, Louisiana  

In New Orleans, the AHFI® Prep Course is held as a full-day Pre-Conference Program in conjunction with the Annual Training Conference. ATC registration is not required to register for the Prep Course.

Hotel Rates*
Standard: $289
Government: Currently $157, but prevailing government per diem will change October 1, 2020.

  Member1 Government2 Non-Member3
Registration Rates*  $425 $425 $525

*Registration rates are to attend the Prep Course only, the application for the AHFI® Exam is an additional process and cost.

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

2020 Annual Training Conference
November 17 – 20
Hyatt Regency
New Orleans, Louisiana  

The NHCAA Institute for Health Care Fraud Prevention's Annual Training Conference (ATC) is recognized as the single-most important health care anti-fraud event, spotlighting trends and emerging schemes. The ATC brings together the industry's leaders to share information on best practices to detect, investigate, prosecute and prevent fraud, waste and abuse.

Hotel Rates*
Standard: $289
Government: Currently $157, but prevailing government per diem will change October 1, 2020.

2019 Registration Rates
Use the rates below as a guide to budget for 2020; all rates are subject to change. 

Conference Rates Early Standard
NHCAA Members¹ $1050 $1250
Government² $995 $995
Non-Members³ $1350 $1475
Preconference Programs
(Not included with ATC registration)
Full-Day Half-Day
NHCAA Members¹ $425 $225
Government² $425 $225
Non-Members³ $525 $300

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

 


Registration Categories
1 NHCAA Member rate applies to all NHCAA Member Organizations, Affiliate Members, Individual Members, Platinum Members, Premier Supporting Members and Supporting Members.

2 Government rate applies to NHCAA Law Enforcement Liaisons and other attendees from local, state and federal public agencies.

3 Non-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.