Fraud Prevention

Help prevent health care fraud to cut costs for families, businesses and the government and increase the quality of services for those who need care. 


Protect Yourself Against Fraud

Learn how to defend yourself against health care fraud by protecting your personal information, watching out for common fraud schemes, reporting identity theft and checking your medical bills, summary notices and credit reports.

Report Medicare Fraud

If you suspect errors, fraud or abuse when you use Medicare – or if someone tries to sell you a product or service you don’t need – report it to the federal government.

Report Medicaid Fraud

If you suspect Medicaid fraud, waste or abuse, report it to the Iowa Department of Human Services at by calling (800) 831-1394 or contact the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at the Office of Inspector General website. 

Join the Senior Medicare Patrol

Learn how to become a Senior Medicare Patrol volunteer by calling the Iowa Senior Medicare Patrol Project at (800) 423-2449.


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