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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to fighting fraud and abuse, which divert dollars that could otherwise be spent to safeguard the health and welfare of Medicaid clients. Medicaid is the largest source of funding for medical and health-related services for people with limited income. CMS' Medicaid Integrity Program, implemented February 8, 2006 by Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, strengthened state and Federal collaborative relationships to ensure the integrity of the Medicaid program.

Although states are primarily responsible for policing fraud in the Medicaid program, CMS provides technical assistance, guidance and oversight in these efforts. Fraud schemes often cross state lines, and CMS strives to improve information sharing among the Medicaid programs and other stakeholders.

The Medicaid Guidance and Reports link, on the left-hand navigation bar, will provide you with technical assistance and guidance to support you in your ongoing effort to fight against fraud and abuse. 

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.

Additional assistance can be found at the related links below: Medicare Fraud – How to Report and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) - Fraud Prevention and Detection.

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