General Public

DHS provides many resources to keep the public informed about activities, and performance of the agency and providers we license.


Office of Inspector General

The DHS Office of Inspector General manages financial fraud and abuse investigations; licenses programs such as family child care, adult foster care and mental health centers; and conducts background studies on people who apply to work in these settings.

  • What’s new

    News and updates on Office of Inspector General activities, including reports, legislative activity, training and more.

  • Fraud investigations

    Review recent investigations that have stopped fraud and saved taxpayer dollars.

  • Report fraud

    If you suspect fraud by someone who provides services to people who receive public services or by the person receiving the service, you can report it by filling out a short form.

  • Background studies

    Learn what DHS is doing to keep vulnerable people who receive direct care services safe.

  • Minnesota Restricted Recipient Program

    This program improves safety and quality of care while reducing health care costs.

  • Licensing

    DHS licenses facilities that care for children, the elderly and vulnerable adults.

  • Job postings

    A listing of job opportunities available in the Office of Inspector General.

  • Resources

    See fact sheets and presentations that relate to the work of the OIG.

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