Medicare Fraud, Waste and Abuse Training Course


The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have implemented training and compliance programs for individuals and organizations that provide health or administrative services to Medicare or Medicaid enrollees or who receive payments from the Medicare/Medicaid system. This training and compliance program will help set basic standards for compliance, disclosure, transparency, and quality of care.


Because of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse, billions of dollars are wasted every year. This course will teach you to recognize, correct, and avoid Fraid, Waste, and Abuse. Everyone is affected, including you, and you are a part of the solution.  Every action you take as a person who provides health or administrative services to Medicare beneficiaries can affect Medicare beneficiaries, the Medicare Program, and the Medicare Trust Fund.

Everyone has a responsibility to help prevent FWA!

Course Objectives

When you complete this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize FWA in the Medicare Program
  • Identify the significant laws and regulations pertaining to FWA
  • Recognize potential consequences and penalties associated with violations
  • Identify methods of preventing FWA
  • Identify how to report FWA
  • Recognize how to correct FWA


Compliance is needed for all Part C and Part D first tier, downstream, associated, and delegated businesses, including Medicare Advantage providers who administer the Part D prescription drug benefit or offer health care services to Medicare Advantage enrollees such as:

  • Network Providers including Hospitals
  • Primary Care Providers,
  • Ancillary Providers
  • Specialists
  • Independent Provider Associations and Medical Groups
  • Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs)
  • Pharmacies and pharmacists
  • Subcontractors (e.g. Claim Processing Firms)

Course Information

  • Course Duration: 30 minutes
  • Enforced by:

Office of Inspector General (OIG)

  • Certificate of Completion:

By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Medicare Fraud, Waste and Abuse Training Course

  • Payment Options: Pay by credit card, e-check, invoice