Due to ever growing requirements of Health Care industry and resulting increase in procurement activity, contract management and the outsourcing of goods and services has created heightened risk of procurement fraud, which can occur at any stage of the contracting and procurement process. Adequate controls, fraud prevention strategies and proper bidding processes are necessary in the fight against this fraud. This case study based course will teach the best practices for preventing & detecting contract and procurement fraud with specific emphasis on Health care fraud scenarios.
The most common fraud scenarios are collusion among bidders, between employers and contractors, and by sole procurement employees. This necessitates that we proactively acquire the knowledge, skills and techniques we need to prevent, detect and deter these devastating frauds.