The ANAO's purpose was to report on:

  • the HIC's management of approaches to minimise medifraud and inappropriate practice;
  • HIC's reporting of its performance on these matters to stakeholders;
  • the methodology used by the HIC to estimate the extent of fraud and inappropriate practice, including comment on the reliability of the estimates; and
  • the HIC's implementation of the major recommendations from Medifraud and Excessive Servicing - Audit Report No.17 1992-93.