October 4, 2006
Efforts to combat fraud and abuse were consolidated and strengthened under HIPAA by establishing a comprehensive program to combat fraud committed against all health plans, both public and private. HIPAA required the establishment of the HCFAC. The HCFAC program is designed to coordinate Federal, State, and local law enforcement activities with respect to healthcare fraud and abuse.
To access the full HCFAC Annual Report, click here.