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Report Public Assistance Fraud
Published on: 3/14/2012 12:00 AM
CalFresh (Food Stamps), County Medical Services Program (CMSP) or CalWORKs Fraud in Nevada County:
 
Medi-Cal Fraud:
 
Medi-Cal fraud is an intentional attempt by some providers, and in some cases beneficiaries, to receive unauthorized payments or benefits from the program. This fraud can take many forms, but the most common involve providers knowingly billing for unnecessary services, for services not performed, or for more expensive services than they actually provide.
 
DHCS Medi-Cal Fraud Hotline:
 
The Department of Health Care Services asks that anyone who observes or has knowledge of suspicious health care activity to call the DHCS Medi-Cal Fraud Hotline telephone number, (800) 822-6222, to report it. The recorded message may be heard in English and four other languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Russian. The call is free and the caller may remain anonymous. You can also e-mail us or file an on-line complaint formFor more information about fraud, visit the California Department of Health Care Services.
 
You may also e-mail the Nevada County Department of Social Services or call (530) 265-1340 if you suspect fraud with Food Stamps, Medical Coverage or CalWORKs.