Revised information- The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) require agencies who receive Medicaid funding to actively detect and prevent Medicare and Medicaid Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (FWA). All reports of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse may be made anonymously. To report suspicions to the OIG directly: Call 855-MI-FRAUD (643-7283) (voicemail available for after hours) or submit an online complaint here or write to the OIG at Office of Inspector General, PO Box 30062, Lansing, MI  48909. You can also report suspicions of FWA to VAAA. Please report suspicions here.


Current Scams & Alerts

Protect Yourself From Medicare Fraud
Office of Genesee County Sheriff- Elder Abuse and Exploitation Task Force 

Office of Inspector General- Home Health Care Scam

Office of Inspector General- Skilled Nursing Scam

Senior Medicare Patrol Fraud Schemes
Senior Medicare Patrol News
MI Elder Abuse Taskforce: Michigan Consumers Beware of Energy Scams
MI Elder Abuse Taskforce: Local Public Health Calls
MI Elder Abuse Task Force
Launching Conviction Integrity Units


West Michigan Man Sentenced for Embezzling More Than $300,000
from Elderly Widowed Woman
$120 million Consent Judgment with Johnson & Johnson and Medical Device Business Inc


Information Disclaimer

The Compliance Officer will investigate all suspicions of fraud, waste or abuse and provide reports to the Compliance Committee. The information contained on this FWA webpage is for information purposes only. This information is provided by Valley Area on Aging and while we endeavor to keep this information up to date and correct, we make no representations of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of shared information. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.