Fraud Awareness Week is an event that seeks to minimize the impact of fraud by promoting anti-fraud awareness and education.
The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Fraud Fighter Achievement Award. This award recognizes an individual, team, or entity whose efforts to reduce or deter fraud increased integrity in health care while supporting the Agency’s mission of providing better health care for all Floridians.
A nominee of this award may be a Medicaid recipient or provider, government official or entity, or a private citizen who demonstrates the Agency’s values of accountability, fairness, responsiveness, and teamwork in efforts that helped to detect, prosecute, or prevent fraudulent activity in health care.
Nominations will be accepted through November 3, 2017 and award winners will be recognized during Fraud Awareness Week (November 12-18, 2017).
2017 Fraud Fighter Award Nomination Form
See the press release for the 2017 winner here.
See a list of prior years' winners here.
The Agency uses many techniques to deter fraud or abuse in the Medicaid program including, but not limited to:
In addition, the Agency, in collaboration with the Office of the Attorney General, annually releases a comprehensive report highlighting efforts to reduce and deter fraud and abuse. Click here to view the 2015-16 Florida Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Annual Report.