Verizon Spotlights Health Care Fraud, Waste and Abuse at National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Conference

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Verizon Health IT fraud experts will detail how to identify fraud, waste and abuse in health care programs using predictive analytics at the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association's Annual Training Conference beginning Tuesday (Nov. 13). The company's experts will make the case for moving from a reactive "pay-and-chase" recovery model to a pro-active "identify-and-intervene" prevention model. Verizon is a platinum sponsor of the conference.


NHCAA Institute for Health Care Fraud Prevention Annual Training Conference

Anaheim Marriott

Anaheim, Calif.


November 13-16


Session: Predictive Modeling Panel – The Investigator's Toolbox

Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 3:10 p.m. PST

David Botsko, Ph.D., CFE, managing principal, Verizon Health IT practice

Understanding the roles of predictive models, forecasts, data mining/analytics and predictive analytics can mean the difference between successful discovery of fraud, waste and abuse and wasted resources. Botsko, CFE managing principal, will discuss the importance of defining the problem, creating a clear assessment and analyzing accurate results in this one-hour panel discussion.

Session: Fraud, Waste and Abuse – The Next Generation

Thursday, Nov. 15, at 10:45 a.m. PST

Debra Faulkner, MBA, MHA, managing principal, and Connie Schweyen, managing principal, Verizon Health IT practice

Understanding the patterns of fraud, where to find it, how to detect it and deciding when to act are key to combating fraud, waste and abuse. The old pay-and-chase model of fraud management is inefficient and costly. Faulkner and Schweyen will show how to head off crime before it happens and how a proactive fraud management solution can provide real results and significant cost savings.

Verizon Fraud Management Service Demonstrations

Nov. 13-16 – Booth #227

Verizon provides technology solutions to businesses and government agencies around the globe. To learn more, visit the Verizon Health IT website.

SOURCE Verizon