The Legislative Audit Bureau investigates allegations of fraud, waste, mismanagement, and other inappropriate acts committed by state agencies, state employees, and contractors of the state. Other resources provide assistance in reporting a concern related to a particular program or issue or the federal government. If you are unsure of how to proceed with your concern, you may still call the Bureau's hotline, and one of the hotline staff will assist you.
- For concerns involving Medicaid programs (including BadgerCare Plus, Family Care, and SeniorCare), or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP — also referred to as FoodShare), contact your county or tribal human services department or the Department of Health Services Office of the Inspector General.
- For concerns involving Wisconsin Shares (child care subsidy), contact your county or tribal human services department or the state hotline for the Wisconsin Shares program.
- For concerns involving Unemployment Insurance, contact the state hotline for this program.
- For concerns involving Wisconsin Works (W-2), contact your county or tribal human services department.
- For concerns involving the Medicare program, contact the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tip line.
- For concerns involving disability programs such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), contact the Social Security Administration tip line.
For issues related to unauthorized credit card charges, disputed debts, and improper collection practices: Department of Financial Institutions.
Represented state employees are encouraged to contact their union representative for assistance and guidance. Any state employee may also contact the Department of Workforce Development Division of Equal Rights.
To report criminal concerns, contact your local district attorney’s office.