Office of the Inspector General

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is responsible for the integrity of the $9 billion Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona's Medicaid program. The OIG is also responsible for handling reports of fraud and abuse of the AHCCCS program.

Mission

The mission of the AHCCCS Office of Inspector General is to Prevent, Detect, and Recover Improper Payments due to Fraud, Waste, and Abuse.

2017 Program Integrity Plan | Rich Text Version

2016 Program Integrity Plan | Rich Text Version

Program Integrity Fact Sheet | Rich Text Version

OIG Organizational Chart

Definition of Fraud

Fraud is defined by Federal law (42 CFR 455.2) as "an intentional deception or misrepresentation made by a person with the knowledge that the deception could result in some unauthorized benefit to himself or some other person. It includes any act that constitutes fraud under applicable Federal or State law."

Contact Information

General Questions
Contact: Patricia Morales - Administrative Assistant (602) 417-4257

Fraud Reporting
Contact: (602) 417-4193

General AHCCCS Information
Contact: (602) 417-4000