Fraud

When Reporting Fraud

  • You must report the name of the person you suspect of fraud and a brief description of the alleged activity.
  • Additional helpful information include address, date of birth, or social security number.
  • Consequences of fraud can include criminal prosecution, program disqualification, and/or benefit repayment.

For suspected fraud involving health care providers

  • Local Washington County fraud investigators- Phone: 651-430-7872
  • Minnesota State Fraud hotline- Phone: 800-627-9977
  • Twin Cities metro- Phone: 651-431-2650
  • Toll-free: 800-657-3750

For suspected fraud involving recipients of cash assistance, child care assistance, food support & health care

  • Local Washington County fraud investigators- Phone: 651-430-7872
  • Minnesota State Fraud hotline-Phone: 800-627-9977
  • Twin Cities metro- Phone: 651-431-3968
  • Toll-free: 800-627-9977

US Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General

  • Phone: 800-447-8477; 1-800-HHS-TIPS
  • Fax: 800-223-8164
  • TTY: 800-377-4950