Medical identity theft is when someone steals or uses your personal information (such as your name, Social Security number, or Medicare number) to submit fraudulent claims to Medicare and other health insurers without your authorization.

Please review important information on medical identity theft and Medicare fraud from the Department of Health and Human Services.

If you suspect Medicare fraud, contact the Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General at:
1-800-HHS-TIPS (1-800-447-8477)
TTY: 1-800-377-4950
Fax: 1-800-223-8164