Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit conducts criminal investigations of Medicaid providers who are suspected of cheating the Medicaid Program. The Unit also investigates allegations of physical abuse and neglect in health care facilities which receive Medicaid funding. The Unit employs investigators, auditors and attorneys who conduct investigations and assist in the prosecution of Medicaid providers who defraud the system or abuse the elderly. The unit has its administrative headquarters and an investigative team in Austin and field offices located in eight cities across Texas.

View enforcement action taken by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

View Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Field Offices.

To report Medicaid PROVIDER fraud or abuse, please contact the MFCU:

Post Office BoxStreet Address
W. Rick Copeland, Director
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
Office of the Attorney General
PO Box 12307
Austin, TX 78711-2307
W. Rick Copeland, Director
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
Office of the Attorney General
6330 Hwy 290 E, Suite 250
Austin, TX 78723

E-mail: MFCU@texasattorneygeneral.gov
Phone: (512) 463-2011
Fax: (512) 320-0974

To report fraud by an individual Medicaid RECIPIENT, please contact:

Health and Human Services Commission
Office of the Inspector General
General Investigations Division, MC 1362
PO Box 85200
Austin, TX 78708-5200

HHSC OIG Fraud Hotline: 1-800-436-6184
HHSC OIG On-line Fraud Referral Website: https://oig.hhsc.state.tx.us/

To report the death of a resident of an institution (Article 49.24, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure), please file a Residential Death Reporting Form.

 

 

 

Revised: February 26 2013