Welcome to the health provider tip-off form

Page last updated: 29 September 2022

Completing this form

When completing the form, please provide as much information as possible about the allegation, including where and when it occurred. It should only take a few minutes of your time to complete.

This form allows you to provide information about a health provider, an organisation, or their employees.

Before you start

If you see a name that you do not recognise on your Medicare statement, consider whether you may have had a service from someone other than your usual provider, such as:

  • an eye test
  • a pathology test
  • a PCR test
  • diagnostic imaging.

There are some issues that we cannot help you with. You can report these things to other authorities:

Should you require more information about what can be reported on this form please refer to Health provider related tip-offs page

What has happened

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Information that will help us

For example:
Dr John Doe
Family Pharmacy etc

For example:
Practice name/address
Hospital name/address
Pharmacy name/address

For example:
Relevant appointment date(s)
Relevant prescription date(s)

Some examples of what you might see:
Provider number: 123456X
Prescriber number:1234567
ABN: 12 34 56 7985
Pharmacy approval number: 12345X

If you would prefer to include these as photographs, please see the upload button at the bottom of this form.

Your details

Your details (you can remain anonymous; however, providing your details will enable us to contact you if more information is needed. If you do provide us with your contact details, we will not reveal your identity in the course of our enquiries - See our privacy notice below.)

Documents to support your tip-off?

If you have electronic documents you would like to attach to support your tip-off, please upload up to 5 related files here:

If you have hardcopy documents, you can post them to us at Provider Benefits Integrity Tip-Offs, MDP 659, GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601.

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Please select up to 5 files (Files can be of type doc, docx, xls, xlms, pdf or jpg)
and have a maximum size of 25MB in total for all the files.


Privacy Notice

Your personal information is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988, and is being collected by the Australian Government Department of Health for the purposes of investigating, assessing and responding to fraud or suspicious activity by health providers against the Australian Government's health related programmes.

You can get more information about the way in which the Department of Health will manage your personal information, including our privacy policy on our privacy notice page.