Reporting Fraud

Reporting Fraud

Anyone suspecting healthcare fraud, waste or abuse is encouraged to report it. Find out how and where to report. Start by choosing the option that best describes your situation:

For General Public & Providers - Report About Medicare & Medicaid:

By Phone

Health & Human Services Office of the Inspector General

TTY: 1-800-377-4950

By Fax

Maximum of 10 pages


By Mail

Office of Inspector General
P.O. Box 23489
Washington, DC 20026

Providers – Do you think your identity has been stolen?

Get information on how CMS can help through the Victimized Providers Project.

For People with Medicare:

Medicare Parts A & B, C, D Information

Medicare Parts A & B

By Phone

TTY: 1-877-486-2048

Medicare Part C
(Medicare Advantage)

Varies by plan

Refer to your plan's general contact and/or fraud-reporting information

Medicare Part D
(Medicare Drug Plan)

By Phone

refer to your plan’s general contact and/or fraud-reporting information

If You'd Like Assistance Reporting Suspected Fraud, the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) is Here to Help. Call or Locate Your Local SMP Online.

By Phone


For Parents or Guardians of
Children with CHIP:


Look up your state’s CHIP resources, then search for reporting fraud on the corresponding website.

For General Public - Report About the Health Insurance Marketplace:

By Phone

TTY: 1-855-889-4325

Stay Up to Date with CPI

Connect with CPI as we host or attend various events throughout the year, join our mailing list to stay informed on Program Integrity news, or find the most appropriate vehicle to report suspected fraud, waste, or abuse.

Page Last Modified:
09/19/2022 10:46 AM