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The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations
Date:8/4/2009

Effort aims to create an international Network of health care counter fraud organizations and professionals and pursue a co-operative and collaborative approach to combating the problem of health care fraud.

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) today announced the signing of a formal Memorandum of Understanding with two like-minded organizations--the Canadian Health Care Anti-fraud Association (CHCAA) and the European Healthcare Fraud and Corruption Network (EHFCN). All three organizations share the common goal of reducing and eliminating health care fraud in their respective jurisdictions as well as globally.

"Health care fraud is a serious problem with a staggering price tag estimated between $67 billion and $226 billion annually in the U.S. alone. Our counterparts in Canada and Europe can also attest to the devastating effects of health care fraud on their health systems. In this globalized world, health care fraud knows no boundaries and to beat it we need a co-operative, collaborative approach," says NHCAA Executive Director Louis Saccoccio.

Health care fraud schemes have become exportable and fraud trends are becoming more and more similar from country to country. These schemes continue to grow in their complexity and represent a multi-billion dollar cost to health care and benefit payers worldwide. Our evolving global health care landscape creates a heightened need for international cooperation between entities dedicated to addressing this problem.

The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between NHCAA, CHCAA and EHFCN represents the launching of an international Network of health care counter fraud organizations that are engaged in the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of health care fraud.

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