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Office of Inspector General

The DHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) 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 the Inspector General activities, including reports, legislative activity, training and more.

Fraud investigations

Educational resources for providers, recipients and stakeholders about best practices and awareness of Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse.

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.


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

Reports and resources

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

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