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The Medicaid Program provides medical benefits to low-income people who have no medical insurance or inadequate medical insurance. Although the Federal government establishes general guidelines for the program, the Medicaid program requirements are actually established by each State.

Health care fraud may involve doctors, pharmacists, and medical equipment companies.  This type of fraud not only harms you financially, but more importantly, your health.  Also, annual losses to the government and health insurers from fraud scams continue to exceed $100 billion.

Success in addressing health care fraud cannot be measured solely by convictions obtained, but can be more effectively measured by the deterrent effect that efforts have on those who may be contemplating fraud.  Anyone with information on Medicaid fraud is encouraged to contact their Medicaid state agency.

The following links on the left-hand navigation bar will provide you with information on how to report Medicaid fraud and will also provide you with information on how you can help in preventing fraud: How to Report Suspected Fraud; Most Common "Rip Offs" and Fraud Schemes; and Tips to Help Prevent Fraud.  

For State Contacts, click on the link below.  Choose the respective State/Territory and click the Show Contacts button.  When you reach the office, ask for the Medicaid Program Integrity Contact.

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