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"MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT" PROGRAM

WHAT Investigates and prosecutes Medicaid fraud as well as patient abuse and neglect in health care facilities.
WHYTo prevent health insurance fraud and elder abuse in nursing facilities.
WHEREThe Office of Inspector General. (OIG)
The Department of Health & Human Services. (HHS)
USA.


Program Description

The Office of Inspector General's certifies each Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Each Medicaid Fraud Unit consists of special investigators, auditors, and attorneys.

The "Medicaid Fraud Control Unit" Program also investigates elder abuse and neglect in Medicaid-funded nursing facilities and "board and care" facilities that do not receive Medicaid funding.

Complaints of suspected Medicaid fraud can be reported to The Office of Inspector General's Hotline: 1-800-HHS-TIPS (1-800-447-8477)
source: oig.hhs.gov


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