Madison Office: 122 South, State Capitol  Phone: (608) 266-7745  E-mail: Sen.Harsdorf@legis.wi.gov
Assistance Fraud and Abuse Hotline now available
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently released a new public assistance fraud hotline.  If you suspect fraudulent activity in public assistance programs, please call the toll-free Fraud Hotline at 1-877-865-3432.  This will help to prevent waste, fraud and abuse and ensure that programs continue to be available for those in need.  The OIG investigates fraud tips for any type of public resources abuses, such as:
 
-Billing Medicaid for services/equipment not provided
-Filing a false application for a DHS-funded assistance program like Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, WIC or FoodShare
-Trafficking of FoodShare benefits
-Crime/misconduct/mismanagement by a DHS employee/official or contractor