Fraud & Abuse

If you suspect a client (a person who receives benefits) or a provider (e.g., doctor, dentist, counselor, etc.) has committed waste, abuse or fraud, you have a responsibility and a right to report it. To report waste, abuse or fraud, gather as much information as possible and report providers or clients directly to:

Parkland HEALTHfirst
Attention: SIU Analyst
P. O. Box 569005
Dallas, TX 75356-9005

Or, if you have access to the Internet go to HHSC OIG and choose “Reporting Waste, Abuse and Fraud”. The site provides information on the types of waste, abuse and fraud to report. If you do not have Internet access and prefer to talk to a person, call the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Fraud Hotline at 1-800-436-6184, or you may send a written statement to the following OIG addresses:

To report providers, use this address:
Office of Inspector General
Medicaid Provider Integrity/Mail Code 1361
P.O. Box 85200
Austin, TX 78708-5200

When reporting a provider  (e.g., doctor, dentist, counselor, etc.) provide the following:

  • Name, address, and phone number of provider;
  • Name and address of the facility (hospital, nursing home, home health agency, etc.);
  • Medicaid number of the provider and facility is helpful;
  • Type of provider (physician, physical therapist, pharmacist, etc.);
  • Names and the number of other witnesses who can aide in the investigation;
  • Dates of events; and
  • Summary of what happened.

To report clients, use this address:
Office of Inspector General
General Investigations/Mail Code 1362
P.O. Box 85200
Austin, TX 78708-5200
HHSC OIG to report fraud

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Fraud and Abuse Reporting Form

Please correct the errors below before submitting the form.

Optional information: You don’t need to give us your name or contact information. But if you do, we’ll keep it confidential. You can also choose to give us just your contact information and not your name.

If you choose not to give your contact information, our review will be only about the information you’re reporting. It’s important that you give us as much information as you can. It will help us do a complete and correct investigation.