Report Suspected Client or Provider Fraud
Fraud of Medicaid/Oregon Health Plan programs and benefits; food benefits (SNAP),Cash assistance (TANF),Oregon Trail card, which is used for Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT); and child care benefits can be reported by:
- Calling, 1-888-FRAUD01 (1-888-372-8301) Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm, or
- Report fraud online, or
- Fax your written complaint to: ATTN: HOTLINE at 503-373-1525, or
- You may also mail a written complaint:
- For client fraud
PO BOX 14150
Salem, OR 97309
- For provider fraud
DHS Provider Audit Unit
3406 Cherry Ave NE, 2nd Floor
Salem, OR 97303
Also see: Frequently Asked Questions about reporting client or provider fraud
Report Fraud or Waste by DHS Employees
To report a DHS employee for fraud or waste or if you suspect them of abusing financial resources or equipment, call the DHS Employee Fraud/Waste Hotline at (503)945-5608.
Frequently Asked Questions About Reporting Fraud or Abuse by DHS Employees
What if I’m not sure this hotline is the right place to call?
Ask yourself the following questions:
- Does the incident involve fraud, waste or abuse of state money or equipment?
- Are Department of Human Services employees involved?
If you answer yes to both questions, please call the hotline at (503) 945-5608.
Do I need to have evidence of the fraud or waste or just suspicion?
Evidence is helpful in any investigation but not required to make a report. DHS will utilize its resources to look into all reports.
Am I required to leave my name or phone number when I call?
No, your call can be anonymous.
If I call to report suspected fraud, waste or abuse, what information should I provide?
Specific information, including names of persons potentially involved and persons who also know about the matter; dates, times and details of the incident(s); and any documentation you or others can provide. Nonspecific reports of waste or fraud are difficult or impossible for us to investigate.