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Report Fraud

  • Report welfare (CalWORKs and Food Stamps) fraud. For more information.
  • Provider Fraud and Elder Abuse complaint line: 1-(800)-722-0432
  • Report Medi-Cal fraud(administered by the California Department of Health Services). You can also call about Medi-Cal Beneficiary Fraud and Abuse at: 1-(800)-822-6222
  • The Social Security Administration (SSA), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Fraud Hotline provides an avenue for reporting fraud, waste, and abuse within SSA's programs and operations.
  • In Home Support Services (IHSS) Fraud Hotline: 888-717-8302 or DHCS A&I Fraud Referrals.