Submitting a health provider related tip-off

Page last updated: 22 December 2017

About this form

You can confidentially report suspected fraud or suspicious activity by health providers against health related programmes. It doesn’t matter how much or little information you have, every detail is valuable.

Health providers are:

  • professionals (e.g. doctors, pharmacists, dentists and allied health professionals)
  • organisations (e.g. medical practices, hospitals and administrative staff).

Health related programmes include:

  • Medicare
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)
  • Health Provider incentive programmes.


This is a secure online form to protect your privacy.

Completing this form

Please supply as much information as possible in the following sections to enable us to assess your concerns.

You do not need to provide your personal details on the form. You can remain anonymous, but it may be helpful if we can contact you to ask for more information.

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Details of the person or organisation you wish to tell us about

Individual or organisation

Profession/organisation type

e.g. Address, practice details

e.g. Provider number, ABN (this maybe found on an account)

Details of the tip-off

Please include all dates, names, locations and contact details relevant to your tip-off to assist with our enquiries

If you wish to provide any documents to support your tip-off information, you can forward these by email to

Please include ‘Further information for online tip-off’ in the subject line of the email to assist with identifying your tip-off submission.

Your details (optional)

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.


By submitting this form, you declare that you understand giving false or misleading information is a serious offence.