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.