Resources For State and Local Partners

The Office of the Inspector General provides resources for our partners and providers across the state. This page offers a list of manuals, guidance, training materials, newsletters and links that may be helpful. Select the category below that best fits your interests for information, tools and other resources.

Gears with integrity on one.PROGRAM INTEGRITY

Information on public assistance fraud prevention and recipient or retailer fraud investigations.

  • Collections
    The Public Assistance Collection Unit is the state's central collection unit, responsible for the recovery of delinquent public assistance overpayments. 
  • FoodShare Overpayment Calculator
    This Excel workbook is available to agencies assisting in the recovery of FoodShare overpayments.
  • PARIS Matches
    PARIS match inquiries should be directed to DHSOIGPARIS@dhs.wisconsin.gov
  • Public Assistance Verification
    If you are from another state's human services agency and want to verify if someone is receiving public assistance in Wisconsin, call the CARES Call Center at 608-261-6378 (option 1) or email carpolcc@dhs.wisconsin.gov.
Gears with the word Compliance etched in the sideMEDICAID COMPLIANCE

Information for fee-for-service providers, HMOs and network providers; IRIS agencies, participants, and providers; and Family Care organizations, members, and network providers.

Words: audit, review, data, report, client, analysis, asset written on gears ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING

Information on single audits, desk reviews, allowable costs, and financial management issues.

Program integrity contacts are listed below. If you can’t find the resource you’re looking for you can contact the Office of the Inspector General at 608-266-2521.

PARIS Matches
PARIS match inquiries should be directed to DHSOIGPARIS@dhs.wisconsin.gov or call 608-267-0470

Public Assistance Verification
If you are from another state's human services agency and want to verify if someone is receiving public assistance in Wisconsin, please call the CARES Call Center at 608-261-6378 (option 1) or email carpolcc@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Collections
The Public Assistance Collection Unit is the State's central collection unit responsible for the recovery of delinquent public assistance overpayments. For more information call 800-943-9499 or go to https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/epayment/.

FoodShare Overpayment Calculator
An Excel workbook available to agencies assisting in the recovery of FoodShare overpayments

Last Revised: May 19, 2020