Arizona: Suspect Medicaid fraud? Learn how to report it

Last modified: July 7, 2021

The UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program focuses on prevention, detection and investigation of false and abusive acts committed by care providers and/or plan members.

What to do if you suspect fraud, waste or abuse

You’re required by law to report suspected incidents of fraud, waste or abuse committed by a plan member or care provider. The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) requires that you report such incidents within 10 days of discovery.

To learn more about our fraud, waste and abuse policies, procedures and reporting requirements, see Chapter 14 of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Arizona care provider manual.

How to report fraud, waste and abuse

There are several ways to report suspected incidents:

  • Online: Go to > Report Fraud
  • Phone: 602-417-4193 for Maricopa County; 888-487-6686 outside Maricopa County
  • Mail:
    Inspector General
    701 E. Jefferson St., MD 4500
    Phoenix, AZ 85034

Additional resources

AHCCCS offers online fraud awareness training for providers. We encourage you and your staff to review this training to learn more about how to fraud and how to report it.