GHCAN in the News: Fraud in Healthcare: A Worldwide Concern 

Simon Peck and Leigh McKenna of GHCAN were interviewed by HealthManagement magazine on the range and scope of healthcare fraud globally. From the HealthManagement news article: The Global Health Care Anti-fraud Network (GHCAN) promotes partnerships and communications between international organisations in order to reduce and eliminate healthcare fraud around the world. HealthManagement spoke to representatives, […]

Media Release: Strengthening cross-border information-sharing of healthcare fraud trends and data 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2016 The Global Healthcare Anti-Fraud Association (GHCAN) today announced the successful completion of groundbreaking discussions which brought together leaders from 3 continents to strengthen cross-border information sharing of healthcare fraud trends and data. Representatives from anti-fraud associations around the world including the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, the European […]

Canada–Canada should be prepared for “unprecedented” levels of cyber risk,warns ex-CSIS official 

From the IT World Canada news item: “I’ve never seen it at this velocity and level of complexity in my 30 years in security,” said Ray Boisvert, the president and CEO of I-Sec Integrated Strategies and a senior associate at communications firm Hill & Knowlton Strategies. Boisvert should know. He’s also the former assistant director […]

Canada–Expectant Ontario moms ‘duped’ by 3D ultrasounds to sue 

From the Hamilton Spectator news item: Jennifer Cusimano, one of two expectant mothers who first noticed matching images from BabyView 3D Prenatal Imaging in Pickering, said 43 parents-to-be believe they were given identical photos after getting 3D ultrasounds at the clinic. It began when members of a Facebook group for mothers expecting a baby in […]

UK–Former Derriford Hospital deputy chief executive in court on fraud charges 

Get ready for my clinical practice by Ryo FUKAsawa

From the Herald news item: The former chief executive of Torbay Hospital and deputy chief executive at Derriford Hospital was due in court this morning charged with fraud. Paula Vasco-Knight, 52, who was also the NHS’s national lead on equality and diversity, is charged with three counts of fraud by abuse of position. She failed […]

UK–Boss at heart of Romanian scandal 

Pills by Michael Chen

From the guardian news item: Romanians have been left appalled by a multimillion-euro medical fraud scandal – in which a big pharmaceutical company allegedly watered down disinfectants for use on hospital wards for years. Hundreds of people may have been infected as a result. Read the full item at the link:

Results from Our 2015 Annual Survey of Legislation by Jurisdiction 

This report is based on information collected by the Global Health Care Anti-Fraud Association from its members around the world. The survey canvassed our member organizations to assess the state of health care fraud legislation as it stood in 2015. All of the countries reporting said that there is some from of anti-fraud legislation in […]

Just posted: 2015 Schedule at a Glance 

Looking for the latest info on this year’s Global Summit? Visit the 2015 Schedule at a Glance for a full listing of sessions and speakers!